Leonardo da Vinci

leonardo-da-vinciAfter taking a break from our middle ages unit studies  this week to study spring weather,  we will be returning to them again next week.  We will be finishing up our artists lessons with Leonardo da Vinci.  The timing for this is perfect because his birthday is April 15.  That means that we can work some cake baking and decorating into our homeschooling day.

Below are the links we will be using for the da Vinci study

Biography, art gallery, games, quizzes, printables and more from here  http://www.gardenofpraise.com/art17.htm

Even though our library did not have Leonardo’s Horse I think we can still make good use of these lapbooks using what we found here   http://www.homeschoolshare.com/leonardos_horse.php

I downloaded free samples of “Famous Artists” notebooking pages here http://notebookingpages.com/

And da Vinci quotes from here   http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/l/leonardo_da_vinci.html

Since da Vinci is famous for his works of the human body and portraits  we are going to try  the lessons from here  http://www.drawingnow.com/tutorials/view/how-to-draw-people-step-by-step-for-kids/  and here  http://www.learn-to-draw.com/figure-drawing/07-drawing-muscles.shtml

For other posts about our middle ages art studies click here  https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2013/04/06/raphael/  and here  https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2013/03/07/art-day-sistine-chapel-style/  and here  https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2013/03/12/gothic-revival-in-western-kentucky/

“Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art.” Leonardo da Vinci

betty jo

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5 thoughts on “Leonardo da Vinci

    1. Betty Jo Post author

      Sylvia, I love it when I find out other homeschoolers are studying the same things we are. I hope you can use the resource links. betty jo

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