Leonardo da vinci

Leonardo da vinci - Renaissance Man Leonardo Da Vinci Mr...

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11/23/11 1 Renaissance Man: Leonardo Da Vinci Mr. Clutter VMS Library Spring 2008
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2 11/23/11 Leonardo the Scientist Studied many topics such as anatomy, zoology, botany, geology, optics, aerodynamics and hydrodynamics among others He was fascinated by the study of physiognomy, the “science” of evaluating a person’s character by his or her facial features
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3 11/23/11 Leonardo the Artist Leonardo’s desire to paint things realistically was bold and fresh, and eventually became the standard for painters who followed in the 16th century Went beyond his teaching by making a scientific study of light and shadow in nature Objects were not comprised of outlines, but were actually 3-D bodies defined by light and shadow Known as chiaroscuro, this technique gave his paintings the soft, lifelike quality. The Last Supper
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4 11/23/11 Leonardo the Inventor Adapted drawing skills to the more lucrative fields of architecture, military engineering, canal building and weapons design
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