Family life of leonardo da vinci


Leonardo as Artist, leonardo, a God-gifted artist, had his skills honed at the workshop of Verocchio.
Leonardo turned to science for improving his artwork.
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These have helped historians learn more about the personal side of this great thinker.His drawings of human body paved the way for remarkably accurate figures.But others say he wrote this way because he was left-handed and writing backwards was easier and helped keep the ink from smearing.Particularly known for his masterly pieces The Last Supper and Mona Lisa, Leonardo da Vinci was a genius, of all times.Experts say his later drawings of the organs and systems of the human body are still unequalled to this day.He was, wrote Sigmund Freud, like a man who awoke too early in the darkness, while the others were all still asleep."Chiaroscuro" is a method using light and shade as a painterly effect.He designed devices to help people climb walls, and devices to help people fly.He wrote down his thoughts and project ideas in a series of small notebooks.He trained as an artist after moving to Florence with his father in the fourteen sixties.



He studied nature, mechanics, anatomy, physics, architecture, weaponry and more, often creating accurate, workable designs for machines like the bicycle, helicopter, submarine and military tank that would not come to fruition for centuries.
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This program was written and produced by Dana Demange.
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While training as an artist, Leonardo also learned about and improved on relatively new painting methods at the time.He made plans for a device to measure humidity, a steam-powered cannon, different waterwheels, and industrial machines powered by flowing water.He could not recuperate and died quietly on the 2 May, 1519 just a few weeks after his 67th birthday.Very little is known about Leonardo's early life.The complex drawing he made to prepare for the painting is very special.Thereafter, he relocated himself in Milan where he painted two of his most famous works: Virigin of the Rocks and The Last Supper.Leonardo gave his paintings the soft, lifelike quality that made older paintings look inferior.

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