Pointillism by the DMS 7th Graders

Grade: 7 (3rd marking period) Teacher: Ms Maureen McGill Desmond Medium: Tempera Paints

Demarest Middle School Visual Arts students explored the Post-Impressionism style of Pointillism. Each painting shows value and form created by tiny dots of color placed closely together.

OBJECTIVE: Using George Seurat’s artwork for inspiration, each student will create form and value using small dots of color. STEAM CONNECTIONS: Science: Optics and color theory Mathematics: Proportion, gridding and measurement