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Pointillism

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Pointillism

  1. 1. Pointillism Melissa Metzger
  2. 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. 3. The Pointillism Color Wheel • The primary colors • The secondary colors. • All by the use of Pointillism
  4. 4. The Facts • Developed by Georges Seurat in 1886 • As well as his followers in 19th century France • Post-impressionist movement
  5. 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. 6. Paintings By Seurat
  7. 7. ’Banks at Seine’
  8. 8. ‘Bathers at Asnieres’
  9. 9. ‘Figures Assises’
  10. 10. 'La Parade'
  11. 11. ‘A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte’
  12. 12. Pointillism Close Up The paint dots on the canvas Above the dog
  13. 13. ‘The Circus’ Seurat’s last major painting
  14. 14. Sources • http://www.knowledgerush.com/kr/encyclop edia/Pointillism/ • http://www.webexhibits.org/colorart/jatte.ht ml • http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/arts /artwork/paintings-by-georges-seurat5.htm

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