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Transcript of Pointillism
technique of painting with tiny dots of pure colors that would blend in the viewer's eye; developed by Georges Seurat and his followers late in 19th century France. Originally called "division ism".
Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte by Georges Seurat
Made of 3 Million Dots!
When viewed from a distance, the eye blends the dots, in a process called
Georges Seurat was born on December 2, 1859 in Paris, France. He started out as a traditional painter and attend the Ecole des Beaux-Arts school in Paris.
I can create values by using lines (i.e. pointillism)
Took 2 years to complete!
Dividing color into its components instead of trying to mix the perfect color.
Wanted to get the pure perfect colors on his canvas and create an illuminated canvas.
Took Impression and created Neo-Impressionism (new impressionism)
Seurat made several studies for the Sunday Afternoon painting including a smaller version.
Artwork that comprises the visible features of an area of land, including the physical elements of landforms. Mountains, Beaches, Forests ect.
Classify artworks using accurate art vocabulary and knowledge of art history to identify and define movements, styles, techniques and materials.
Use descriptive terms and a varied approach in art analysis to explain the meaning or purpose of an artwork.
I can demonstrate pointillism artwork.
I can utilize technology and research.
Impressionism and Neo-Impressionism/
Optical color mixing
is a phenomenon that happens when
a viewer perceives color in an image as a result of two or more colors that are positioned next to, or near each other
The perceived color is not actually on the surface. Instead, the color that the viewer perceives is what color(s) would result from the mixing of the colors that are actually on the surface.
In other words, if yellow and blue are placed on a surface in close enough proximity to one another, the viewer may perceive that the color green is present – even though it is not on the surface at all.
Optical Color Mixing