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(sur`kliz`em) n. application of paint by diagramming an image in terms of tiny circles or figures to create an effect of subtle and complex dimensions. A school of painting exemplified by Stresino in the early 21st century United States. {Middle English cercle from old French, from Latin circulus} circle- a plane curve everywhere equidistant from a given fixed point, the center. surklizt n. & adj. sur`kliz`tic adj. Compare pointillism.
The painting was done in the style of Circlism.
by ecs25858 August 13, 2010
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