I recently saw this article about a man using pointillism with "push pins" to make the face of the CEO of Pinterest. https://www.fastcompany.com/1670620/watch-this-guy-draw-pinterests-ceo-using-22765-pushpins
I wanted to achieve something like this automatically. Rather, using pixels.
I want to be able to specify (Or just using cmyk/rgb would work) a few specific colors. And be able to "Automatically" generate this style of image by placing those colors together in different arrangements to achieve different colors.
This is how pointillism works in real life. In art class years ago, I was given 4 colors (cymk) and was supposed to place them so small next to each other in different arrangements to achieve different brightness levels.
I want to create this effect so I can print out "templates" and make pointillism-esque pictures. Its part of a minimal design effort in one of our rooms.