Wednesday, 16 June 2010

Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci is the man behind the most talked about painting in the world. But he is responsible for many inventions and other forms of art.

Play with Leonardo ! Here you are fun on-line activities which explore a little of thinking behind Leonardo´s approach.

Make a monster
Did you know that Leonardo used to pull wings off insects?
Leonardo combined parts of many different existing creatures to form his monsters. Now you can do the same.
Click on the different body parts of the four small animals on the left to assemble your monster.

Make the Mona Lisa Smile

Leonardo believed that emotions were processed in a part of the brain. Find out how this affected Mona Lisa´s emotional side.
Answer the questions and watch out for Mona Lisa´s emotional side.

Mirror Image
Mirror writing from right to left with flipped letters is harder than it looks. try it and see how well you do.

Enjoy......Leonardo did!

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