Oh I do have a knack for incorporating the past into the present, don’t I? So here goes, are you ready? Once upon a time, a very long time ago, there was a Greek philosopher named Protagoras, who stated that “Man is the measure of all things”. His chaotic quote is historically significant because it… Continue reading Man- The Measure of All Tings?
The artists of the Renaissance adopted an Aristotelean stance, with guidance from Cennino Cennini’s (c.1370- c. 1440) and Leon Battista Alberti’s (1404-1472) treatise on the techniques involved in creating representational art, which suggests that imbuing realism is not merely an observation of nature but also a clear understanding of science, the human anatomy and mathematics;… Continue reading The Art of Contouring as Demonstrated by the Artists of the Renaissance Period