Visual Elements in Classical Mythology in Renaissance Art
You will be adding descriptions of the Visual Elements you observe in the artworks you placed in your art gallery.
Questions to Consider are listed below
Line: Describe what kind of lines are in the artwork (vertical, horizontal, diagonal, thick, thin, etc.). What do the lines do? Do they lead your eye to something?
Shape: Describe what kind of shapes are in the artwork and where they appear. Are there circular shapes in clouds, rectangular shapes in buildings?
Light: Where is the light coming from? What is it highlighting?
Color: What colors are used? Are the colors bright, tints, muted? Are they different shades of one hue?
Texture: Is there a pattern on some area in the artwork? Is there a paint texture such as impasto?
Mass: Is the artwork heavier in one area?
Time: Is there anything in the artwork that gives the sense of time? Is it a daytime or nighttime scene?
Motion: Is motion depicted? Are people walking, running, floating, or climbing toward something?
APA format for all sources used. Word Document is fine for the questions answered. Each picture needs the description above.
Links to the pictures are listed below
The Triumph of Bacchus and Ariadne – Annibale Carracci- 1597 – https://www.wga.hu/html_m/c/carracci/annibale/farn…
Jupiter and Juno – Annibale Carracci – 1597 – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jupiter_and_Juno_-_Annibale_Carracci_-_1597_-_Farnese_Gallery,_Rome.jpg
Primavera – Sandro Botticelli – 1482 – http://historylink101.com/art/Sandro_Botticelli/pa…
Calumny of Apelles – Sandro Botticelli – 1490s – https://sandrobotticellibelmonthonors.weebly.com/c…
The Death of Actaeon – Titian – 1559-1575 – http://www.titian.org/the-death-of-actaeon.jsp