Renaissance Art and Architecture. Characteristics of Renaissance Art Change of Subject Matter-continued religious paintings but branched out to other.

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Renaissance Art

Renaissance Artand Architecture Characteristics of Renaissance ArtChange of Subject Matter-continued religious paintings but branched out to other subjects such as portraits, historical subjects, and everyday lifeRealism-make paintings look realistic, especially with more emotional qualities New Techniques and Styles- use of perspective, balance and proportion, and use of light and dark

Leonardo da VinciTrue Renaissance Man

Leonardo da Vinci wasA painterAn architectAn inventorA student of all things scientific (nature, mechanics, anatomy, physics, architecture, weaponry and more)What Did He Invent?A bicycleA helicopterAn Airplane based on the physiology and flying capability of a bat.

(At least on paper)MichelangeloPainted the Sistine Chapel ceiling

Sculpted David

Designed buildings

Wrote poetry

Sculpted the Pieta

Engineered St. Peters Basilica

Workshop System

- Collaboration of masters and apprentices

- Family based

- Run like a business

- Apprenticeship started in early years

- Studied under a master for several years

Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci were both products of the workshop system and worked under masters.

ArchitectureWeighing 37,000 tons and using more than 4,000,000 bricks, Brunelleschi's dome was the greatest architectural feat in the Western world.


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