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Pointillism - Lots and Lots of Dots!



Pointillism - Lots and Lots of Dots!
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 2 to 4
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   3.21

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    artists, ever, lived, painting, have, picture, artist, especially, year, different, river, people, great, close, blend, experiment
     content words:    Georges Seurat, So Mr


Pointillism - Lots and Lots of Dots!
By Colleen Messina
  

1     Have you ever done a dot-to-dot picture? Some artists painted whole pictures with lots and lots of small dots. Red dots, blue dots, yellow dots...each painting is made up of thousands of colorful dots!
 
2     "Dots?" you may ask. "Why paint with dots?"
 
3     Some artists who lived in the 19th century thought that dots were fun. This is what they did. They made confetti-sized dots to create shapes in their paintings. They used many colors. They thought that the dots made the picture look bright. Especially from far away.

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