4 I. Artists in Renaissance Italy Wealthy Italian families and church leaders became patrons, paying artists to create art.Artists expressed humanist ideals by following Greek and Roman modelsRenaissance artists differentiated their work from medieval artists by:Showing people realistically and with emotionsPerspective to make paintings look 3-DChiaroscuro used light and shadows to soften edges
5 I. Artists in Renaissance Italy Sandro Botticelli painted frescoes (watercolors on wet plaster). His works included Greek mythology, such as Birth of Venus, and frescoes in the Sistine Chapel.Leonardo da Vinci trained as an artist. His most famous works were the detailed The Last Supper and the mysterious Mona Lisa.
6 I. Artists in Renaissance Italy Raphael Sanzio painted many frescoes in the Vatican Palace. He is known for his Madonnas and the large School of Athens.Michelangelo Buonarroti painted, sculpted, and designed buildings. He painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Rome and sculpted the David, a 13 foot tall statue.Venetian artist Titan used rich colors in portraits, religious, and mythological scenes.
7 II. The Renaissance Spreads The Northern Renaissance refers to the art in Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands.Northern Artists developed oil painting.Albrecht Dürer was best known for his engravings, wood, metal, or stone and covered in ink and printed on paper.Jan Van Eyck was a great oil painter, known for “The Marriage” portrait.