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pointillism definition

  • noun:
    • A postimpressionist school of artwork exemplified by Georges Seurat and his followers in belated 19th-century France, described as the use of paint in small dots and brush strokes.
    • In art, using little regions of color to make a graphic.
    • a technique of painting in which luminosity is from laying regarding the colors in things or dots that are mixed by the eye, developed by French impressionists; a form of impressionism. Look at plant.
    • a school of painters whom used a method of painting with tiny dots of pure colors that would blend in the audience's attention; produced by Georges Seurat along with his followers late in nineteenth century France
    • a genre of painting characterized by the application of paint in dots and little strokes; produced by Georges Seurat along with his supporters in late 19th century France
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