Pointillism: 21 inspirational examples

Pointillism, also known as dot art, encompasses many types of art. Incredible examples are being produced by a variety of creatives, including artists, graphic designers, illustrators and even photographers. Whatever form it takes, it all has one element in common: the dot.

We've searched everywhere to find the most striking examples of pointillism-based artwork to inspire you to have a go yourself. Some examples are quite traditional, whereas others have used the technique as the basis to create something totally fresh.

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Rosie Hilder

Rosie Hilder is Creative Bloq's Deputy Editor. After beginning her career in journalism in Argentina – where she worked as Deputy Editor of Time Out Buenos Aires – she moved back to the UK and joined Future Plc in 2016. Since then, she's worked as Operations Editor on magazines including Computer Arts, 3D World and Paint & Draw and Mac|Life. In 2018, she joined Creative Bloq, where she now assists with the daily management of the site, including growing the site's reach, getting involved in events, such as judging the Brand Impact Awards, and helping make sure our content serves the reader as best it can.