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Great Video on the beginnings of the Renaissance 1. How did the Renaissance come to be or start?  The Renaissance Begins - YouTube (Courtesy of Garth Holman via Youtube)

Great Video on the beginnings of the Renaissance 1. How did the Renaissance come to be or start? The Renaissance Begins - YouTube (Courtesy of Garth Holman via Youtube)

Renaissance portraits created by Swiss/Italian photographer Christian Tagliavini. These portratis are part of a project called "1503". Taking 13 months to complete this project was inspired by the masters of the renaissance. All of the clothes are made by Tagliavini himself. It's well worth following the image to see the complete portraits.

Renaissance Portraits by Christian Tagliavini

Renaissance portraits created by Swiss/Italian photographer Christian Tagliavini. These portratis are part of a project called "1503". Taking 13 months to complete this project was inspired by the masters of the renaissance. All of the clothes are made by Tagliavini himself. It's well worth following the image to see the complete portraits.

Crash Course in World History and Biology - These are entertaining!! The Renaissance: Was it a Thing? - Crash Course World History #22

Crash Course in World History and Biology - These are entertaining!! The Renaissance: Was it a Thing? - Crash Course World History #22

Lesson Plan from @PBS Education 'The Magnificent Medici' for grades 6-12. Objectives include Understanding Humanism, contrast Renaissance and Medieval Attitudes, and use readin strategies to focus viewing.

Lesson Plan from @PBS Education 'The Magnificent Medici' for grades 6-12. Objectives include Understanding Humanism, contrast Renaissance and Medieval Attitudes, and use readin strategies to focus viewing.

The clothing that men wore during the Renaissance era was much more elaborate than what men sport today. It was much more acceptable for men during the Renaissance to make a show of the way they dressed, especially for the noble class.

The clothing that men wore during the Renaissance era was much more elaborate than what men sport today. It was much more acceptable for men during the Renaissance to make a show of the way they dressed, especially for the noble class.

Leonardo Da Vinci's Vitruvian Man Explained - I’m sure you have seen Leonardo da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man before; it´s one of the images most reproduced in academic books, movies, art and parodies. But what is it that makes it so special?

Leonardo Da Vinci's Vitruvian Man Explained

Leonardo Da Vinci's Vitruvian Man Explained - I’m sure you have seen Leonardo da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man before; it´s one of the images most reproduced in academic books, movies, art and parodies. But what is it that makes it so special?

Titian (Tiziano Vecellio) - Venus of Urbino, before 1538 (detail of 291644)

Titian (Tiziano Vecellio) - Venus of Urbino, before 1538 (detail of 291644)

The last pinner said "Love this cape.  Would probably never wear it.  But loves it."  I would TOTALLY wear this cape. It says Autumn at the Renaissance Festival perfectly.

The last pinner said "Love this cape. Would probably never wear it. But loves it." I would TOTALLY wear this cape. It says Autumn at the Renaissance Festival perfectly.

The Renaissance Band: 14K White Gold  with Blue Topaz & Sapphire. Wide band ring that draws inspiration from the intricate stonework of Renaissance cathedrals / Gemvara

The Renaissance Band: 14K White Gold with Blue Topaz & Sapphire. Wide band ring that draws inspiration from the intricate stonework of Renaissance cathedrals / Gemvara

Renaissance Festival Corset corsage - lacets sur le devant et le dos Ren Faire Costume Halloween Wrench corsage

Renaissance Festival Corset corsage - lacets sur le devant et le dos Ren Faire Costume Halloween Wrench corsage

Spring, Summer, or Fall, its time to go to the Renaissance Festival-- find a faire near you! You can never have too many bodices to change up your