This lesson discusses the works and techniques of Michelangelo and Raphael.
Image of Michelangelo, David, Creative Commons, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Michelangelos_David.jpg; Image of Michelangelo, Sistine Chapel Ceiling, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Sistine_Chapel_ceiling_photo_2.jpg; Image of Michelangelo, Detail of Creation of Man, Sistine Chapel, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Creaci%C3%B3n_de_Ad%C3%A1n_(Miguel_%C3%81ngel).jpg; Image of Michelangelo, Sistine Chapel Restoration of Daniel, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Sistine_Chapel_Daniel_beforandafter.jpg; Image of Raphael, School of Athens, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Sanzio_01.jpg
Founded by Plato in 387 BC in Athens, it promoted the philosophical systems of Plato, including the notions of form and existence of abstract objects.
A type of fresco in which the plaster is still wet and the paint bonds with the plaster.
The quantity of wet plaster that an artist could paint into in a period of one day before it dried.
A preparatory drawing for a mural that contains a number of small holes, allowing the drawing to be transferred to the wall using powdered charcoal tapped through the holes.
A naturalistic pose in which the figure stands, resting most of the weight on one foot and creating a slight tilt in the pelvis.