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Leonardo Da Vinci Presentation

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Troy Pender

on 19 March 2014

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Leonardo Da Vinci Presentation
By Troy Pender, Michael Gonthier and Dylan Melvin

Where/when your person was born?
Leonardo Da Vinci was born on April 15, 1452.
Vinci was a small mountain village west of Florence, and it was where he grew up for most of his early childhood.
Info on parents
Leonardo's mother was a peasant. His
parents were divorced and lived apart.
They married other people.
He was born out of wedlock, making him an "illegitimate" child.
Da Vinci as a Child
At a young age, he showed great potential as an artist. He was constantly trying to figure out how things worked, and creating his own inventions. He was truly a brilliant child.
How did Leonardo become an artist?
Da Vinci was an apprentice to Andrea del Verrocchio. While apprenticed, he learned many important things. He experimented with many different kinds of art, becoming an architect and engineer as well as a world-class painter.
What made him different(special) in his art?
As previously mentioned, Da Vinci mastered most art forms, architecture and engineering as well as painting.
Da Vinci made many new inventions, although some didn't work.
Sketches that he made in his notebooks are very famous. They include a tank, a helicopter, and scuba gear. He created the last supper by painting on a damp wall, different from the common frescoes.
His Famous Works and How They Were Made
Leonardo Da Vinci passed away due to natural causes on May 2nd, 1519 in his beautiful french chateau.

Modern Da Vinci
His artwork is some of the best in the world. Many of his original works are still around.
The Mona Lisa, one of his most famous paintings, has a $100 million value, making it the most expensive painting in the world!
Finally The End
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