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the material artists use to create their art (for example oil paints, watercolors, pastels, etc)
a preliminary sketch done (usually in minimal color) in preparation for a finished work
Italian for "fresh"; painting done on fresh, wet plaster with water-based paints
Full-scale preparatory drawing for a fresco, it was perforated along the lines, placed up against fresh plaster and dusted so that it left a dotted line on the plaster below for the artist to follow
(Pronounced kee-ahr-uh-skyoo r-oh) Italian for "light-dark". The treatment of light and shade in a work of art, especially to give an illusion of depth.
An artistic principle developed in the Renaissance that allowed a painter to create a greater illusion that before. The principle is based on all horizontal lines going towards one or two points on the horizon or at eye level, while vertical lines remain vertical. This was based on the new idea of having a certain perspective with which one should view a painting. (Seen in Da Vinci's The Last Supper)
First demonstrated the method of linear perspective in the early 15th Century. Also a well known architect of the time.
Leon Battista Alberti (1404-1472)
wrote the treatise "De picture" in 1435 further developing the linear perspective theory
the point at which receding parallel lines viewed in perspective appear to converge.
The Arnolfini Portrait by Jan van Eyck
The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci
Paint created by grinding dry pigment into egg yolk, which is the binder.