Waterlilies from the Saturday Group

‘Painting the Modern Garden Monet to Matisse’, Royal Academy Exhibition began and ended with Monet’s Waterlilies and encompassed an inspirational collection of art from all over the world.
We chose waterlilies as the subject to explore how Chinese art can reflect some of the techniques used by the impressionists and in doing so found we were able to paint in a more free style, these are some of the results: