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Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Creative Years in Milan

March 11, 2013 by  
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Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Creative Years in Milan
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In our Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Creative Years in Milan, we will follow Leonardo da Vinci after he worked as an apprentice in Andreas Verrocchio’s workshop.

Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Vitruvian Man

March 10, 2013 by  
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Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Vitruvian Man
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In our Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Vitruvian Man, we will discuss how Leonardo da Vinci, who was fascinated by the writings of the Roman architect Vitruvius, developed his famous Vitruvian man.

Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: His Early Years in Florence

March 8, 2013 by  
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Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: His Early Years in Florence
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Today we will talk about Leonardo da Vinci biography for kids: His early years in Florence. Leonardo da Vinci lived in his grandparent’s farm, close to the town of Vinci in Italy, until he was sixteen. Leonardo didn’t use his father last name, because he was born out of wedlock, so he used his town’s name, Vinci, as his last name.

Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: The Renaissance

March 7, 2013 by  
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Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: The Renaissance
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In our Leonardo da Vinci biography for kids, we will discuss the Renaissance. Renaissance means “rebirth” and the term was used to define this period because during this time people in Europe, but especially in Italy, rediscovered the painting, sculpture and architecture of Greece and Rome. Florence was the center of this cultural and artistic revolution.

Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Childhood

March 7, 2013 by  
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Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Childhood
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Leonardo da Vinci was not only a great artist, but also a scientist and a tireless researcher. Today we will be exploring Leonardo da Vinci biography for kids: his childhood.

Art for Kids: The Creative Process

March 4, 2013 by  
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Art for Kids: The Creative Process
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The creative process in children is an intuitive and internal process. As parents and teachers we must give them the tools they need to express and develop their creativity. If we want our children to express themselves trough art, we don’t need not teach them a technique, maybe what we need to do, is un-teach [...]

Art History for Kids: The Egyptians, Artists and Sculptors

March 3, 2013 by  
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Art History for Kids: The Egyptians, Artists and Sculptors
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Ancient Egypt did not have a word for the concept of “art,” but Egyptians were artists and sculptors. Their statues and the paintings were not to be displayed and enjoyed as it has been done in recent centuries. Egyptians invested much time and effort to produce their art, but their most beautiful pictures and sculptures [...]

Art History for Kids: Egyptian Art

March 3, 2013 by  
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Art History for Kids: Egyptian Art
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Over 5000 years ago, a new and powerful culture emerged and built an amazing empire.  The Egyptian Art with the sophisticated and colorful paintings of gods and kings, battles and dramatic scenes of family life, is still here to tell their own story. These painters were guided by quite strict rules for drawing the human body; they showed every [...]

Art History for Kids: The First Wall Paintings

March 2, 2013 by  
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Art History for Kids: The First Wall Paintings
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A soon as primitive people settled down and began to build their houses with stones and mud bricks, they also created The First Wall Paintings. Çatalhöyük was a city built in Turkey 8,000 years ago, during the Neolithic period. It is amazing how thousands of people lived in such a large city. Archeologists not only [...]

Art History for Kids: The First Painters

March 2, 2013 by  
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Art History for Kids: The First Painters
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If we go back in history, we will surly get to our oldest ancestors: The First Painters. People began to draw thousands of years ago, even before they began to write or build houses. Our ancestors believed that the paintings had fantastic powers, and did so with some religious or magical purposes. The oldest paintings [...]

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