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The Renaissance: The Beginning of Modern Painting In the early 1400’s the world woke up: A rediscovery of art, literature, and science The Creation of Man- Michaelangelo
Top 4 Artistic Breakthroughs Oil on Stretched Canvas This had a greater range of rich colors with smooth gradations allowed painters to simulate 3- Dimensional form. Minerals were mixed with turpentine and oil (previously used tempera paint on wood panels)
Top 4 Artistic Breakthroughs Perspective One of the most significant discoveries The illusion of depth on a flat surface Using linear perspective, reducing the size of objects, blurring objects in the background
Top 4 Artistic Breakthroughs The Use of Light and Shadow Chiaroscuro Painting lighter parts which seem to emerge from darker areas Produced the illusion of rounded, sculptural relief on a flat surface
Top 4 Artistic Breakthroughs Pyramid Configuration Symmetrical composition builds to a climax at the center
Titian Credited with establishing oil on canvas as the gold standard medium. Painted canvas first with a red wash, then background and figures in vibrant hues, lastly he’d apply 30-40 layers of glaze to mute the hues and tones down Dominated the art world for 60 years while he was alive.
El Greco- Spanish Renaissance Paintings were surreal, emotionally intense reflected the extreme zealotry of Spain Figures were often distorted and elongated Paintings seemed to glow with an “inner light”