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Pointillism is the technique of painting using small,distinct doors and organizing them into certain shapes and patterns to form an image. This technique was developed by Georges Seurat and Paul Signac in 1886. Some artistic techniques like Neo-impressionism and divisionmare are also corresponding to pointillism. It is a technique that relies on the ability if the eye and in he mind to blend the dots together to form a picture. When the painting is seen from a distance the dots and rough edges get smoothed out and comes together like a whole. Pointillism is correspondent to the four colors that are red, blue, yellow and black. Some artists that have used the pointillism method in their art are Charles Angard,Vincent van Gogh and Georges Seurat. A famous painting called "Sunday afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte" by Georges Seuret in 1884-1886. The famous artist Georges Seuret said"originality depends only on the character if the drawing and....".Also known as ''dottism'',the dots get used to make the shapes into a bigger picture. Another piece of art which used the pointillism technique is ''The Yellow Sail,Venice'' by Paul Signac. Pointillism is a technique of painting in which a lot of tiny dots are combined to form a picture. The reason for doing pointillism instead of a picture with physical mixing is that, supposedly, physically mixing colors dulls them. Most of the painters of Seurat's time blended the colors to make a picture with a smoother feeling than Seurat's bright, dotty works. When two colors are right next to each other your eye mixes them in a process called, "optical mixing." Using optical mixing rather than physical mixing can create a brighter picture. Painting a pointillist piece is a slow and painstaking process. Some famous artists and paintings that have used the pointillism technique are Camillie Parssao. She made the Caribbean/French Painter I n 1830-1903.Another painter is Paul Signac who painted a beautiful painting called...
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