• Jaime Lee Lightle

What is your point(illism)?



Greetings to you all! Today we are bringing you some more fresh art from the studio. This time we are featuring some small pieces by James C E Lightle.


Using bright coloured oil markers, James applied small strokes and dots of paint to the surface of wood panels and canvas to create compositions that from a distance visually blend together into beautiful shoreline scenes.


Left to right: "Big Cloud" by James C E Lightle, "Rocky Shore" by James C E Lightle


This technique in painting is called pointillism or divisionism and another term for it is called chromo-luminarism. The technique is associated with its inventor, Georges Seurat, and his student, Paul Signac, who both espoused Neo-Impressionism, a movement that flourished from the late 1880s to the first decade of the 20th century (https://www.britannica.com/art/pointillism).


Left to right: "Higher Perspective" by James C E Lightle, "Rolling Waves" by James C E Lightle


Thank you for reading. We hope you enjoyed this post and if you did, please send to a friend :)


Gratefully yours,

Jaime Lee and James

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