Collection: Pointillism

Thousands upon thousands of hand placed dots create the impression of sparkling light in glitter, crystal and iridescent impressions. Some first drafts are in paint, but then I create the final piece in digital format for the for crisp print and deep colour. Pointillismis a technique that involves placing small dots of color in close proximity to each other to create a larger image. A revolutionary painting technique pioneered by Georges Seurat and Paul Signac in Paris in the mid-1880s, it is enjoying a resurgence in modern art. Rather than using dots to build colour, I use them to create the impression of light contrast creating glitter, crystal and iridescent impressions. Occasionally I use pointilism in paintings, but more often I use it in digital drawing, for crisp reproduction and colour accuracy.

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