Perspective

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Perspective
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2012-02-24 15:26:59
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Perspective (15th Century Italy Cont.)
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    • Donatello
    • St. MArk
    • MArble
    • 1411-1413
    • Nanni di Banco
    • Four Crowned Saints
    • 1414-1416
    • Marble
  1. Contrapposto
    An Italian term used to describe a human figure standing with most of its weight on one foot so that its shoulders and arms twist off-axis from the hips and legs
  2. Foreshortening
    To shorten the lines of an object in a drawing so that it produces an illusion or extension of space
    • Masaccio
    • Holy Trinity
    • 1428
    • Fresco
    • Masaccio
    • Expulsion of Adam and Eve
    • 1425
    • Masaccio
    • Tribute Money
    • 1427
  3. Chiaroscuro
    An effect of contrasted light and shadow created by light falling unevenly or from a particular direction on something
  4. Atmospheric Perspective:
    how the appearance of objects is altered by distance by the effects of the air between the viewer and the object (Sometimes called aerial perspective)
  5. Linear/Mathematic Perspective
    Science of determining the correct placement of forms in space and their apparent diminished size at receding distances
  6. Empirical/Intuitive Perspective
    Relies on direct observation rather than a set of rules.
    • Ghiberti
    • Isaac and his Sons (from the Gates of Paradise)
    • 1425-1452
    • Gilt Bronze

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