Medieval and Renaissance art differ in size and shape of human figures, depictions of environment and interpretations of three-dimensional drawings. Medieval and Renaissance cultures varied significantly, which sparked t... More »

The medieval period, or the Middle Ages, covers about 1,000 years from the fall of the Roman Empire to the start of the Renaissance. The Roman Empire fell in 476 and the Renaissance began in the 1400s after the Black Dea... More » History Middle Ages

A medieval falconer is a person who trained birds to hunt and fly during the medieval times. Close human contact was important to prevent the birds from becoming wild and, therefore, unreliable. More » History Middle Ages

The importance of the Renaissance painter Raphael Sanzio is that his paintings went beyond the previous work of his contemporary, Michelangelo, by combining subtleties, a greater clarity of form and softer shading to cre... More »

Renaissance art emerged in Italy in the late 14th century, which is also known as the Renaissance period, and is represented through paintings, sculpture, architecture and other decorative art forms. It was named after t... More »

Renaissance art is best characterized as a form focusing on Christian religious imagery using the classical influences of ancient Greek and Roman art and applying scientific and mathematic principles to create depth and ... More »

Making figures out of clay requires some basic preparatory steps no matter what kind of clay is being used; the look of the character, including details like colors, shape and size, should be determined first and then ma... More » Art & Literature Fine Art