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Charlotte Dean H2G-06pd 3 Mr Valentin April 10 2000 Artistic Innovations of Renaissance Florentine Painters During the Renaissance many new different styles of painting were developed Many of these techniques were perfected by Florentine painters Some of these styles techniques include perspective life-like human forms realistic looking objects and chiaroscuro These developments began to form in the early Quattrocento and were slowly perfected by a long flow of artists Their influences included new scientific discoveries as well as new outlooks on religion life and visual perception of the world Perspective was perhaps one of the most significant methods developed and also the one with the most impact It is still widely used today Perspective is a method which is used to make a three-dimensional space or object appear three-dimensional on a two-dimensional space It allows objects to appear closer or further away and gives them depth This effect can be achieved by making all of the lines in a painting go towards a vanishing point on a horizon line Artists also found that while using a horizon line and vanishing point if you made one object in the painting which was identical to another object but smaller the objects would appear to be at different distances from the viewersee fig1 During the early Renaissance as humanism focused attention on man and human perspective the viewer assumes the active role Now instead of projecting outward space recedes from the viewers eye into the picture plane1 The first person to begin using the perspective technique was an artist named Giotto di Bondone 1267-1337 In an astonishingly short amount of time Giotto revolutionized the art of Florence He is considered by many to be the true father of Renaissance painting Since Giotto was from a time before the Renaissance actually began his style consists of some methods which later came to be classified as Renaissance such as perspective and curvy
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