What is a dot painting?

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By poking the canvas with a thin brush. And clever usage of colours. The painter needs knowledge about mixing the colours. Which coloured dots makes an illusion of some colour when mixed with some other coloured dots. They usually used primary colour dots. Thus when you paint many many blue and yellow dots tightly near each other, when looked from far (a few meters away) that spot on the painting looks green.

By the way, the coloublind can't see red and green dots on dot paintings, they look all brownish or greyish to them, when the green and red dots are mixed together.

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a dot painting is something that is painted with sdots!

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