Man- The Measure of All Tings?

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 Art of Contouring as Demonstrated by the Artists of the Renaissance Period

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