Materials & Techniques

Pointillism (technique)

Pointillism refers to marks applied as distinct points with no transitional tones. This technique can be used in multiple mediums and typifies the paintings of impressionists and neo-impressionists who chose to apply paint as separate dots of color.

Excerpt from

  • Anne Bromberg, "Painting: Materials and Techniques," DMA Unpublished material, 1986-1987.

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