Art in Action
Program 7: Renaissance Art
Learn realism and perspective through the work masterpieces of Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo Buonarroti, and Raphael Sanzio. Students learn techniques of foreshortening, drawing frontal and profile figures, shading to create form, and arranging composition. Projects explore both decorative design and architectural concepts of balance, symmetry, and unity. Students create African clay animals based on a Yoruba ivory bracelet, design antique fonts in the fashion of the Irish Book of Kells, and explore the Islamic principles of design in Taj Mahal.
- Online interactive curriculum website with printable teaching notes, images and a robust community forum
- Webinar orientation and grade-specific training
- Year-round support