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Unformatted text preview: Fresco Painting “fresh” Paint on wall… wall/wet plaster/paint Brick wall/arriccio (rouch coat of plaster)/”cartoon” paper stencil- “spolvero” take needle and trace image, take pigment to show the outline (“sinopia”=outline)/2 nd layer of plaster (each day)-“intonaco” Giornate= a day’s work (whatever can be done in a day) Blue pigment and gold leaf are put on DRY plaster, not wet Work from dark to light when painting Vasari Georgio---- wrote “The Lives…” (1568) all art leads up to Michelangelo (the greatest) Giotto = the “First Light” into great art Tempera= paint with an egg yolk binder “chiaroscuro” = light and shade Arena (Scrovengni---the patrons) Chapel Padua, Italy Ca 1305-1306 Giotto Early Italian Renaissance Barrel vault ceiling The Life of Mary, Life of Christ, Week of passion, Last judgment “The Expulsion of Jochim” Jewish Temple 2 men come with offering “Meeting at the Golden Gate” Conflation= blending Intuitive perspective= no grid, looks like space “The Lamentation”...
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- Spring '08
- renaissance, santa marina del, Santa Marina Del Fiore Complex