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What is Renaissance art? Renaissance art is the painting, sculpture and decorative arts of that period of European history known as the Renaissance, emerging as a distinct style in Italy in about 1400 Renaissance art, with Renaissance Humanist philosophy which was Humanism, spread throughout Europe, affecting both artists and their patrons with the development of new techniques and new artistic sensibilities. Renaissance art marks the transition of Europe from the medieval period to the Early modern age. Art techniques used during the Renaissance  Linear Perspective or sometimes referred to as perspective alone is a technique in which artists would draw objects smaller as their distance from the observer increases and vice versa. So if the object is closer than the building, it only makes sense that the object would be around the same height or even larger than the building depending on how close the object is to the observer. 1. What artists do the apply linear perspective is to draw a horizontal line at the viewer’s eye level to represent the point where the sky and ground meets. Afterwards, artists would apply the vanishing point near the horizontal line usually at the middle and all parallel lines moves toward it. 2. It was the man named Filippo Brunelleschi who actually discovered this technique because he wondered what he can do in order to make paintings more realistic. 3. The first work believed to have applied linear perspective would be Masaccio’s Holy Trinity painting.  Sfumato is a technique that produces soft, imperceptible transitions between colors and tones. 1. Just like the word imperceptible suggests, artists such as Leonardo da Vinci and his followers wouldn’t draw a border to separate one object from another. Instead they would paint is so that it will slowly but gradually blend in from one color to another. Basically,
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