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Renaissance Art. Renaissance Art Techniques. Realism - show people and nature as they really are. Pieta by Michelangelo completed when he was 24 years old in 1499. “Moses” - Michelangelo. Renaissance Art Techniques. Light and Shadows -

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Renaissance Art

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Renaissance Art Techniques

Realism - show people and nature as they really are.

Pieta by Michelangelo completed when he was 24 years old in 1499

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“Moses” - Michelangelo

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Renaissance Art Techniques

Light and Shadows -

creating the illusion of three dimensional form (rounded) on a two dimensional (flat) surface.

Chiaroscuro is a technique of blending light and dark to create a more realistic image.

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Renaissance Art Techniques

Realistic Details -  life-like portraiture, accurate proportions and sizes, realistic patterns and details, realistic colors and textures.

“Ideal City” Piero della Francesca (c. 1470)

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Renaissance Art Techniques

Linear Perspective - creating the illusion of deep space in man-made structures and in architecture.

Botticelli “The Cestello Annunciation” c. 1489

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Renaissance Art Techniques

Atmospheric Perspective -details fade in a landscape.

Leonardo Ginevra de' Benci c. 1474

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  • From the Italian for “fresh.” A painting done on wet plaster with water color paints. The painting becomes part of the wall.

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Michelangelo BuonarrotiCeiling of the SistineChapel(1509-1512)

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The Creation of Adam

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Northern Renaissance Art

Pieter Breugel – “The Peasant Dance”

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Northern Renaissance Art

“Woman Peeling Apples” – Pieter de Hooch

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Jan van Eyck“The Marriage of Giovanni Arnolfini & Giovana Cenami”(1434)

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