The Arts and Culture of the
Characterize the people
and culture of the
development of art during
Identify the three art
masters of the
Draw/portray a picture of
parents or loved ones
using pencil or oil pastel.
Express appreciation for
one’s own ability to create
The Renaissance period was the era
of a great creativity in literature,
sculpture and painting.
Renaissance flourish in the 1400s in
the Italian city of Florence.
Renaissance means “rebirth”.
It was a time when people
rediscovered the glories of ancient
Greece and Rome.
There were changes in the history of art
during the period.
Wealthy people began to support the arts.
The development of Renaissance art
featured the use of perspective, balance
and proportion so that the work would
appear more realistic.
The uses of new techniques and media
produced life-like effects to the subject of
Most subjects of Renaissance art
were religious characteristics and
scenes everyday life.
Today, Renaissance paintings are
considered great masterpieces.
Renaissance artist showed their
talents in sculpture, painting,
architecture and poetry.
The period produced three great artists:
Leonardo da Vinci
The influence of Italian Renaissance
spread to the other Countries.
In Spain, El Greco and Diego Velasquez
painted their magnificent works.
In Germany, Albrecht Durer was another
genius of the Renaissance.
His paintings, engravings and woodcut
prints are fully of carefully drawn details.
The Renaissance style in architecture
influenced Christopher Wren, an English
architect who designed St. Paul’s
Cathedral in London.
This is the same cathedral where Prince
Charles and Princess Diana were married