leonardo da vinci

by conner schaefer


Born in vinci (hence his name) on april 15,1452.

At the age of 14 he began practicing with an artist name Verrocchio.

For six years, da vinci learned a wide breadth of technical skills, including metalworking, leather arts, carpentry, drawing and sculpting


Leonardo was a painter,architect,inventor and a student of all things scientific.-

Today he remains best known for his art and his paintings such as the Mona lisa and the Last Supper.

Da Vinci was largely self educated, he filled notebooks with tons of inventions,theories and observations but the world was just now finding about his smartness.

more info

Between 1490 and 1495 he began a habit of recording his studies in a meticulously illustrated notebook. his work covered 4 main themes : painting, architecture,the elements of mechanics And the human anatomy.

Since leonardos interests were so broad and he was so often compelled by new subjects, that he usually failed to finish what he originally started. http://legacy.mos.org/leonardo/bio.html

cool facts

Da Vinci was also changed the world in 1 thing that we use well some of us like the military. He created the amazing parachute. Some of us could not do extreme things if we didn't have to they are to ensure are safety. http://www.zmescience.com/science/geology/5-things-leonardo-da-vinci-did-to-change-the-world/

more cool info

His father growing up was extremely rich Messer Piero Fruosino di Antonio da Vinci. HE lived 5 years with his mother and then his extremely rich father. he also really liked to study human anatomy and read which probably made him really smart. Invented a tank and one of the smartest guy in the world