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 -
Realism - show people and nature as they really are.
Pieta by Michelangelo completed when he was 24 years old in 1499
“Moses” - Michelangelo
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.
Realistic Details - life-like portraiture, accurate proportions and sizes, realistic patterns and details, realistic colors and textures.
“Ideal City” Piero della Francesca (c. 1470)
Linear Perspective - creating the illusion of deep space in man-made structures and in architecture.
Botticelli “The Cestello Annunciation” c. 1489
Atmospheric Perspective -details fade in a landscape.
Leonardo Ginevra de' Benci c. 1474
The Creation of Adam
Pieter Breugel – “The Peasant Dance”
“Woman Peeling Apples” – Pieter de Hooch