Fra Angelico Art History Lesson by Brook Mesenbrink, Art for the Classical Child

Fra Angelico brought the divine subject matter “down to earth” and made it approachable and relatable. He introduced the pyramid composition which made figures appear stable, strong and peaceful because of the symmetrical balance. Angelico's passion is inspiring to see in his devotional pieces. This lesson includes:
•a brief story of his life and art
•two famous art pieces to view with discussion questions
•a step-by-step drawing lesson on the Madonna and Child
•a step-by-step drawing lesson on one point linear perspective
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