The Getty is “Looking at Paintings”

Posted filed underEducation, Paintings, Videos.

First video from what looks like a series on the Getty’s most excellent YouTube Channel:
How do artists create the illusion of depth on a flat surface? What are some of the ways that artists draw our attention to specific details? Discover the answers to these and other questions in these videos exploring paintings in the Museum’s collection by artists such as Peter Paul Rubens and Pierre-Auguste Renoir.