Wednesday Vocab

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  1. pointillism
    The technique of painting with dots of color to create an image. The French painter Georges Seurat (1859-1891) used dots of primry colors to execute an enormous painting, Sunday Afternoon on the Island of Jatte.
  2. mosaic
    Art made by setting small colored pieces of glass, stone, or marble in mortar to create a picture.
  3. genre painting
    A realistic style of painting in which everyday life forms the subject matter, as distinguished from religious or historical paintings.
  4. collage
    A composition made with cut and pasted pieces of material, sometimes scraps combined with objects painted into a picture.
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