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  • Painting in Various Eras
  • Painting It is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium to a surface (support base).
  • Egyptian Painting Shows Mythological Representations and scenes everyday Found on the wall of pharaoh’s more than 5000 years ago Set strict rules - Show the human body for the most familiar or visible angle
  • Painting from Temple of Ramses III Wall Painting from Thebes
  • Greek Painting Comes from ancient literary sources, Surviving Roman Copies, and some of Greek vases, mosaics and wall paintings
  • Paestum Wall Painting
  • Roman Painting • Portray rituals, myths, landscapes, still-life and scenes in their daily activities. • “Aerial Perspective” colors and outlines of more distant object are softened and blurred to achieve spatial effects. • Found in cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum
  • The Grand Hunt
  • Medieval Painting • Categorized according to its distinctive stylistic traits • Anglo-Irish Art – Flourished from the 7th-9th Century – Art of Intricate Calligraphic Designs • Romanesque Art– 11th-12th Century – Classical, highly charged, and Energetic drawing style • Gothic Art – 12th century-Italian Renaissance – Painting was entirely the product of of the monasteries
  • • Lindisfarne Gospels-are illuminated Books produced by monks on Northumberland England. • The Three Magi • The Hours of Jeanne d'Evreux is an illuminated book of hours in the Gothic style.
  • Renaissance Painting • Reflects the revival of interest in classical culture and strong belief in individualism. • Expulsion from Paradise by Massacio
  • Sculpture in Various Eras
  • Three-Dimensional Media - Make solid forms that have height, width and depth
  • Sculpture Is a three-dimensional work of art Is art that is made to occupy space Artists who create sculpture are called Sculptors
  • Media of Sculpture -Clay -Glass -Plastics -Wood -Stone -Metal
  • Two types of Sculpture 1.Sculpture in the round 2.Relief Sculpture
  • 1.Sculpture in the round This type of sculpture is surrounded on all sides by space.
  • 2. Relief Sculpture This type of sculpture projects into space from a flat background. Relief sculptures are designed to be viewed only from one side.
  • Sculpting Techniques Modeling – a soft pliable material is built up and shaped. Media such as clay, wax and plaster are used in modeling Carving – the sculptors cuts, chips or drills from a solid mass of material to create a sculpture. Wood and stone are the most common carving media
  • Casting – in casting molten metal or another substance is poured into a mold and allowed to harden Assembling – a variety of different materials are gathered and joined together to make a sculpture
  • Egyptian Sculpture Egyptian sculpture includes statues or figures representing kings (pharaohs), armies, servan ts and various animals. Pallete of King Narmer is one of the oldest Egyptian Sculpture
  • Greek Sculpture Greeks are masters of stone carving and bronze casting Most famous Sculptors were Phidias, Polyclitus, Praxiteles and Lysippus
  • Roman Sculpture The Romans were avid collectors ad imitators of Greek sculpture Their distinctive contribution to the sculpture was the realistic representation of images and figures
  • Medieval Sculpture Romanesque Sculpture Gothic Sculpture
  • Renaissance Sculpture Shows strong interest in the ancient past Donatello was the greatest sculptor of the early Renaissance. He was a master of stonecutter, he also had a great understanding of human behavior as in his work entitled Mary Magdalen