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Friday, November 18, 2011
Pointillist Trees- third/fourth grade
We learned about the artist Georges Seurat by reading Scholastic Art magazine. Students identified and described Pointillist paintings. They created a Pointillist painting of trees showing dimension and form by color mixing.
Step 1: Introduce the work of Georges Seurat.
Step 2: Choose a smaller sized piece of paper. We used 9 x 12". Lightly sketch a landscape with pencil.
Step 3: Using a paintbrush, Q-tip or pencil eraser, dip the end into paint and dab dots of color on your picture. Include various shades and colors in each section. For example, in your grass, use dots of yellows, greens and browns.