Please forward this error screen to sharedip-10718044127. Georges Seurat first studied art at the École Municipale de Sculpture et Dessin, near his drawing dots technique for children templates’s home in the boulevard Magenta, which was run by the sculptor Justin Lequien. After a year at the Brest Military Academy, he returned to Paris where he shared a studio with his friend Aman-Jean, while also renting a small apartment at 16 rue de Chabrol. For the next two years, he worked at mastering the art of monochrome drawing.
He spent 1883 working on his first major painting—a large canvas titled Bathers at Asnières, a monumental work showing young men relaxing by the Seine in a working-class suburb of Paris. Bathers at Asnières was rejected by the Paris Salon, and instead he showed it at the Groupe des Artistes Indépendants in May 1884. In the summer of 1884, Seurat began work on A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, which took him two years to complete. The painting shows members of each of the social classes participating in various park activities.