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Renaissance period was when the most brilliant ideas of art were discovered and invented During this time many talents were shown and new techniques in drawing were introduced Before Girogionesque style was developed most painters liked to focus on the defining the shapes and the object matter which most of the time was human figure However Giorgione got out of the old style and developed his down new method using light Giorgiones use of light in his drawing brought a whole different perspective in the history of art Giorgio Barbarelli also known as Giorgione was born in a town 30km northwest from Venice called Castelfranco in 1477 When he moved to Venice he worked for the patron specializing in cabinet pictures He also studied art under Giovanni Bellini 1430-1516 with Titian where he mostly start to develop his skills and techniques from Giorgione Throughout his 30 years he earned name nicknames such as Zorgo Zorgi da Castelfranco and Big George which he got it because of his big physical appearance After living for short 33 years he died on October 1510 in Venice due to an unfortunate plague Giorgione one of the modern art founders had made a formative influence in the 16th century Venetian painting When he first started to paint he mainly loved to paint frescos under the teaching of Giovanni Bellini Giorgione made one of the greatest accomplishments in art history and that is use of light He initiated a new style of painting as he used the skills of light and colour in his drawing to emphasize mood The other painters at the time were interested in defining the objects in sharp manner and making preparatory drawing However Giorgione was more interested in drawing the picture with passion and emotion He was a self-expressionist Just by looking at the drawing you could tell what he was feeling as he drew Also Giorgione developed something called a tonal
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