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About Open Impressionism

"Open Impressionism" is a style of painting developed by American artist Erin Hanson, which is now being taught in art schools and colleges around the world. Open Impressionism is a blend of classic impressionism and modern expressionism, with a dash of plein air style. The techniques of Open Impressionism involve minimal brush strokes, a limited palette, and the impasto application of paint. Hanson lays her paint strokes side by side without overlapping and works to get each stroke "right the first time."


About Open Impressionism

"Open Impressionism" is a style of painting developed by American artist Erin Hanson, which is now being taught in art schools and colleges around the world. Inspired by classic impressionism, pointillism, and post-impressionism, Erin Hanson continues the tradition of impressionism into the modern day.