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impressionistic

im pre shuh ni stik

  • a  of or relating to or based on an impression rather than on facts or reasoning
    a surprisingly impressionistic review bearing marks of hasty composition
    she had impressionistic memories of her childhood
  • a  relating to or characteristic of Impressionism

  • His first best seller, The Emperor an impressionistic 1978 account of the last days of Ethiopia's Haile Selassie contains dozens of factual errors and improbable characters .
  • So my work today, if you want to put a name to it, would be impressionistic.
  • That only underscored the challenge of presenting herself as a candidate of change, which, if the admittedly impressionistic Iowa exit poll results are to be believed, is the .
News & Articles

  • Landscape Plein Air Painting
    --All Levels-- Learn techniques of impressionistic color application using any media. Study how to render nature's values and colors. Classes are taught outdoors in the beautiful surrounding areas and rainy days in the studio. Instructor will e-mail students with location of first class. All media welcome.
    June 15, 2013 - WPXI Pittsburgh
  • Oil Painting or Pastel
    --All Levels-- Choose your medium, oil or pastel. Learn traditional oil painting techniques by painting still life. Explore color mixing and brush techniques used in handling edges and surfaces for optimum illusion. Learn techniques and impressionistic color application in pastel. The class works from actual setups or personal photos using various foundations and types of soft pastel. Experiment ...
    June 15, 2013 - WPXI Pittsburgh
  • AFI Docs: Letters to Jackie , Reviewed
    Letters to Jackie wraps its hands around our Camelot-era heartstrings and for 90 minutes, just tugs, tugs, tugs. An impressionistic revisitation of John F. Kennedy ’s presidency and the somber days that followed his 1963 assassination, Bill Couturié 's film recruits a number of prominent actors— Viola Davis , Michelle Williams , Jessica Chastain , Channing Tatum , and others—to read, in their ...
    June 14, 2013 - Washington City Paper
Quotes

  • Bruce McDonald in News1130
    McDonald says he wanted "a more impressionistic" approach that leans on "sound and visuals rather than straight interviews."
  • Rolf Harris in This is London
    Harris, who has been awarded both the MBE and OBE, said: "I want to get the real person rather than the state image and I'd like to make my painting more impressionistic than photographic." "My hero painting of the Queen was one done by...
  • David Cronenberg in Washington Post
    The violence in action-oriented movies such as "The Bourne Ultimatum" is "impressionistic, there's almost no physicality to it," says Cronenberg, 64, in Washington recently to promote his new film. "It's easy to lose sight of the fact we're...

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