Know All About Leonardo's Sfumato Technique

Sfumato is a painting technique where art is created without any visible transitions in colors and tones.

It uses subtle blending to create a smoke effect

It is used for creating a highly illusionistic portrayal of facial features & for producing atmospheric effects

'Sfumato' came from Italian word fumo which means smoke

Da Vinci was the inventor of Sfumato technique

For who don't know about Leonard Da Vinci, he was Italian Renaissance artist, sculptor, architect, engineer & a scientist.

He used this technique in his many of his works such as Madonna of  The Rocks, Ginevra de’ Benci & Mona Lisa

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