an innovator who had enormous impact on society because he was the most
talented and successful Renaissance man of his time. Leonardo da Vinci had multiple talents and
careers throughout his life time. He was
an artist ever since the he was a child and didn’t just use his talent for art
to his advantage, he discovered incredible and amazing new hobbies that some
men couldn’t even dream of doing. He
changed our cultural beliefs through his art work. As he grew older he took on other careers
such as painting, sculpting, engineering, mathematics, science, inventing,
architecture, as well as a philosopher.
He was the most loved Italian painter.
Leonardo was born April 14, 1452 in
a small town in Italy Vinci. His father
discovered his talent in art and by the age of 14 Leonardo was painting with
and was an apprentice with Verrocchio.
At age twenty he was a master at art and had already started his own way
of painting. He discovered a way to make
his atmosphere look realistic in his painting by smoking out the color
throughout the back round of the paintings.
Paintrent’s would higher the young man to paint art works for them and
he impressed every time.
Not only was Leonardo an artist but
he engaged in many projects having to do with human health and physical
science. This is when he discovered his
passion for architecture and construction.
He dreamed of building and designing re-routes to rivers to pedestrian
trails. Leonardo later went to Rome to
work for Pope Lao the tenth. That is
where he started studying human anatomy.
He was very fascinated with nature and used this passion for his
artworks. Most of his paintings inspired
by nature are his best.
Leonardo was a dreamer. One of the things he wanted to do most was
learn how to fly. He studied birds to
support his project. After years in his
research he never found a way for the human body to fly. But he did invent many flying machines like a
version of the helicopter and a parachute.
Leonardo was also into the flow of water and after studying its movement
he moved on to discovering water gadgets and designed some diving gear, water
vehicles, and also the first water meter.
He was officially centuries ahead of his time. He designed many construction projects and
other inventions but his paintings were his best success. Some of his best works were The Mona Lisa,
The last supper, and Vitruvian Man.
De Vinci was the most talented man of all time.
Although there are still secrets and unknown things about him and his
paintings he still has earned his spot for fame and success. When Leonardo grew old he was loved by the
king of France and worked for him as long as he could. On May 2, 1519 he grew old and became very
sick. He died in the arms of the king of
France after a stroke. His death was a
tragedy and people have painted his last moments with the king. Leonardo was an innovator who has an enormous
impact on society because he was the most talented and successful renaissance man.