When Stretched, the Monet Pro frams is 1-1/2" deep. The 1/2" space between the bar and canvas ensures the user will not pick up a relief rubbing of the stretcher bar, no matter how aggressive the painting techniques used.Phi and the Golden Proportion!
Leonardo DaVinci used it in multiple paintings including Mona Lisa
. Salvador Dali used it, Michaelangelo used it; Seurat is said to have used it in all of his compositions. Raphael used it, Rembrandt, Pacioli, Turner, all used it. The Egyptians built the pyramids based upon it. The Greeks used it to build the Parthenon and many other structures. Its application goes back thousands of years and it is considered the most aesthetically pleasing rectangle to the human eye. Look how Masterpiece has applied it!
The Golden Rectangle
, based on the Golden Ratio
, or Phi
, has inspired artists for centuries as it serves to unify and balance the pictorial space. Salvador Dali's Sacrament of The Last Supper
is a wonderful example as he has positioned the table precisely where the Golden Mean section of the central vertical rectangle occurs. He used the same ratio to place the two kneeling disciples. The windows are depicted in twelve equal pentagonal spaces consistent with Phi
. Considered the most pleasing proportion to the human eye, expand your potential with the use of this Golden Rectangle Canvas by applying the Phi
to your own paintings.
Masterpiece created 17 Golden Rectangle sizes between all three Pro canvases all based on the so called divina proportione. Each canvas is sized in near perfect proportion to 1.618, the Golden Proportion. Each canvas comes with a special how to draw a golden rectangle and golden spiral and educates the artists on the benefits of using the Golden Ratio in their compositions
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