During Art Week 2015 we are looking at the technique known has pointillism.
This is a technique of painting in which small, distinct dots of colour are applied in patterns to form an image. We will focus on the work of Georges Seurat who developed the technique in 1886.
Over the week we will be creating our pointillism pictures using dots of colour to recreate Seurat’s technique (using cotton buds). We will recap how to mix colour and overlap them to create different colour tones.
We will also look at the work of the French painter, Auguste Herbin, as we revise shapes and colours in French. The children will try to recreate his work using the pointillism technique.