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  • 1. Pointillism Melissa Metzger

2. What is Pointillism?

  • Technique of painting.
  • To create a solid figure using tiny dots with 2 or more colors.
  • The colors from a distance mix to create a new color.
  • Oil on canvas type paintings
  • Often seen as brighter or purer because the eye mixes the color

3. The Pointillism Color Wheel

  • The primary colors
  • The secondary colors.
  • All by the use of Pointillism

4. The Facts

  • Developed by Georges Seurat in 1886
  • As well as his followers in 19 thcentury France
  • Post-impressionist movement

5. Masters of Pointillism

  • Georges Seurat, French 1859-1891
  • Paul Signac, French 1863-1935
  • Charles Angrand, French 1854-1926
  • Henri-Edmond Cross, French 1856-1910

6. Paintings By Seurat 7. Banks at Seine 8. Bathers at Asnieres 9. Figures Assises 10. 'La Parade' 11. A Sunday Afternoonon the Island of La Grande Jatte 12. Pointillism Close Up

  • The paint dots on the canvas
  • Above the dog

13. The Circus

  • Seurats last major painting

14. Sources

  • http://www.knowledgerush.com/kr/encyclopedia/Pointillism/
  • http://www.webexhibits.org/colorart/jatte.html
  • http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/arts/artwork/paintings-by-georges-seurat5.htm