2 What is a landscape? A landscape is the visible features of land Physical: Mountains, hills, treesWater bodiesLand coverHuman made structuresWeather conditionsArtists began depicting landscapes in earnest when industrialization changed landscapes with pollution and sprawl (1800’s-Industrial Revolution)
8 Impressionism -1870Group of artists in France wanted to start a new, radical style of artPaint tubes allowed them to paint outsideRailways made travel around countryside easyInvention of cameras made realism unnecessary
13 Georges Seurat (soo-RAH) 1859-1891 MEET GEORGE!Georges Seurat (soo-RAH)Seurat the DOT!Born in Paris, FrancePainter spent his life studying color and color theoryInvented a style of painting known as POINTILLISM
16 The term "Pointillism" was first used with the work of Georges Seurat. Pointillism is a form of painting in which tiny dots of primary-colors are used to generate secondary colors..The term "Pointillism" was first used with the work of Georges Seurat. Sunday Afternoon in the Park by George Seurat
23 Fun Facts:This painting is 7 feet high by 10 feet wide.There are 3,456,000 dots that were painted to make up the paintingEach dot is only about 1/16th of an inchIt was featured in Ferris Buehler’s Day OffIt was the subject of a musical
25 Painting the color wheel You are going to create a color wheel to help you with the Pointillism Project.Primary- red, blue, yellowSecondary- purple, green, and orangeIntermediate- yellow-green, blue-green, blue-violet, red-violet, red-orange, yellow-orangeWhen making the intermediate colors you mix the secondary color first then add more of the primary color.Example- red-orange: mix red and yellow to get orange then add more red
26 FIRST: Choose a landscape from the reference file NOW : Practice drawing it in your sketchbookWhere is the background? Middleground? Foreground?Draw the physical elementsSATISFIED? Draw it on the Canvas Paper
27 The next step is to use pointillism (dots) to create blending of colors in your painting. Look at your painting, where you used green, you can fill that area in using a tint and shade of green, and yellow -green dots that are close together.This technique can be used for all your colors. Use a tint, shade, and intermediate colors for the dots.ALL DOTS SHOULD BE CLOSE TOGETHER AND SMALL.