noun. a school of painters who used a technique of painting with tiny dots of pure colors that would blend in the viewer's eye; developed by Georges Seurat and his followers late in 19th century France.
- artistic movement
noun. a genre of painting characterized by the application of paint in dots and small strokes; developed by Georges Seurat and his followers in late 19th century France.
- night school
Example sentences of the word pointillism
1. Noun, singular or mass
Then have the students view the images from a distance so they understand that the goal of pointillism is to create a picture.