Friday, November 24, 2017

Art History for Kids: Constantinople and the Dawn of the Renaissance

May 30, 2013 by  
Filed under Art History

PinterestShare

Art History for Kids: Constantinople and the Dawn of the Renaissance. This is a real story that happened a long time ago, unfortunately is a very sad story too, because many people died. Constantinople was a wonderful city, the capital of the Byzantine Empire. This event marked the end of Roman Empire that had lasted for nearly [...]

Leonardo da Vinci for Kids: Ground Vehicles

April 23, 2013 by  
Filed under Art History, Artists Biographies

PinterestShare

Leonardo da Vinci devoted his time and abilities to create new vehicles. He drew plans for self-propelled carts with wheels, for an armored tank, and for other war machines.

Leonardo da Vinci for Kids: Water Devices

April 1, 2013 by  
Filed under Art History, Artists Biographies

PinterestShare

Leonardo da Vinci was always fascinated by water; he left many drawings about waterfalls, floods, rivers, and storms. He designed different waterwheels, a device to measure humidity, a steam-powered cannon useful industrial machines powered by flowing water.

Leonardo da Vinci for Kids: War Machines

March 27, 2013 by  
Filed under Art History, Artists Biographies

PinterestShare

Leonardo was a pacifist, he protected life and was against war, but in a letter he wrote to the Duke of Sforza in Milan, he made a summary of his capabilities and experiences in order to be granted a position in the Duke’s court.

Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Inventions

March 27, 2013 by  
Filed under Art History, Artists Biographies

PinterestShare

In today’s series of Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Inventions, we will learn how Leonardo da Vinci was not only a great artist, but also a great thinker and scientist. His restless mind always marveled at everything around him. Even today, five hundred years after he lived, his inventions still surprise us.

Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Theatre Design

March 26, 2013 by  
Filed under Art History, Artists Biographies

PinterestShare

Today we have another chapter in our series: Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Theatre Designer. When the Duke of Sforza hired Leonardo da Vinci to work for him in Milan, the Duke gave him the title of “the arbiter of all questions relating to beauty and elegance, especially in pageantry.”

Leonardo da Vinci for Biography Kids: Religious Paintings

March 23, 2013 by  
Filed under Art History, Artists Biographies

PinterestShare

We will talk about Leonardo da Vinci for Biography Kids: Religious Paintings. Leonardo lived in Italy during the Renaissance, in those days the Catholic Church was the major patron of the arts. Leonardo received many commissions to paint religious paintings,he never finished many of them, some were damaged, and some are lost forever.

Leonardo da Vinci Biography, for 5th grade Wax Museum

March 19, 2013 by  
Filed under Art History, Artists Biographies

PinterestShare

Martin, who is 11, is doing his research project about Leonardo da Vinci. Since we just finished our art class series about him, Martin had a lot of information. This is the biography he wrote and some of the projects he did in class. I am Leonardo da Vinci; I was born in 1452 in [...]

Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Oil Portraits

March 18, 2013 by  
Filed under Art History, Artists Biographies

PinterestShare

In our Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Oil Portraits, we will learn how Leonardo da Vinci changed forever the art of painting portraits. Before him, portraits were usually in profile, and very rigid.

Leonardo da Vinci for Biography Kids: Drawings

March 15, 2013 by  
Filed under Art History, Artists Biographies

PinterestShare

We will learn today in our Leonardo da Vinci Biography for Kids: Drawings, how no other painter in history produced as many drawings as him. He draw everything he saw, he made his sketches not only in the studio, but he went to the streets and the countryside, and he sketched from real life.

Next Page »