Heralded as the "poet laureate of the Northeastern hills", Impressionist painter Willard Leroy Metcalf is best known for his snowy scenes, a view Northern Indiana knows well this time of year.
Rejected by the academies for its lack of line, contour, and form, Impressionism was the avant-garde movement of the 19th century. Learn what inspired this brand new technique, and how diverse artists made it their own, in this "Art Term Tuesday".
What's your first impression? We stepped outside the studio and took a brush from Impressionist artists, who focused on painting the changing light and colors around them in everyday scenes. Find out how we made Impressionism our own!