Wednesday, April 24, 2013

25 Days of Art: Seurat with Q-Tips

Pointillism is an off shoot of the impressionist movement that uses tiny dots of color to create bigger images. Kind of like magic eyes, when you get up real close it's nothing but dots, but step back further and you can see the painting for what it really is. Another one of those "the whole is more than a sum of its parts" type of project. 

-q tips

Put out the paint
Using q tips, paint pictures using dots instead of brush strokes.

Miss Lucy's Example:

Kid Art:

Librarians know about pointillism now because it plays a major role in Newbery Award Winner Rebecca Stead's latest book, Liar and Spy.

Liar & Spy by Rebecca Stead

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