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Printmaking 2 Part Three: Project ~ A chiaroscuro print pt.1

Choosing a subject:

For this part of the course a focus on the method of chiaroscuro requires choosing an image or painting from the Renaissance period for study. To ‘find a subject containing a figure or figures based on either a Renaissance painting or a photograph you have taken yourself’, I began by visiting my local library. I found three books of interest on the Renaissance period and specific artists within that movement. They were as follows;

  1. Renaissance, by Christopher Masters
  2. Botticelli by Susan Legouix
  3.  Van Eyck The Complete Works by Amanda Simpson

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