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  “Every act of perception is necessarily a highly directed and selective affair, whether the guiding principles are conscious or inadvertent…Our view of the realities outside us is structured in relation to existing deposits of perceptual experience, pre-established criteria of interpretation, new and old acts of naming and classification, the physical parameters of our sensory apparatus, and, above all (or...

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  Dear Friends: Here are several events, places, you may want to trot off to….enjoy! God bless. OM La Musica events 29th Annual La Musica International Chamber Music Festival 2015 Season “Things New”   Concerts at the Sarasota Opera House April 6, 9, 12, 15  Festival highlight – performances at the historic Sarasota Opera House featuring your favorite classical and modern composers....

Cangiante: Renaissance Painting Mode

This month we discuss, CANGIANTE.  The term comes from the Italian “cangiare” that means, “to change”.  It is a way of rendering shadows by changing the color.   Cangiante is one of the four painting modes of the Renaissance (the other three being Unione, Chiaroscuro, and Sfumato as discussed in previous posts). This development in painting, came at a time when painters where presented with a limited...

Unione: Renaissance Painting Mode

Dear Friends: Florence was a famous city in the Renaissance.  As we have been discussing these past several months in the Once-A-Day Art Tips brought to you by www.myartteacher.com, Michelangelo Buonarroti, Raphael Sanzio & Leonardo da Vinci are the most notable of the High Renaissance artists. Characteristics of Renaissance Art are curiosity and objectivity, rediscovery of classical literature and art, and...

Chiaroscuro: Renaissance Painting Mode

“Chiaroscuro is the reproduction of the effects of light and shade and their mutual affect on each other.  Artists use artistic arrangement of these deep variations of values for dramatic and pronounced effects that cause subjects to move forward.  Atmospheric perspective, on the other hand, is a phasing out of values and refers to the softening and increasing paleness of colors, form and shadows as subjects move beyond the...