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Leonardo Da Vinci : The complete Renaissence Man Mr Guy Rooker Tuesday 10 September 2019

Leonardo da Vinci was an artist whose works were informed by scientific investigation.Leonardo observed the world closely describing, nature as his teacher, studying anatomy and physiology in order to create convincing images of the human form.  Science and art are different paths that lead to the same destination.This talk reviews Leonardo’s approach to linear perspective, human proportion, emotion, light and shade together with the fashion in which his scientific investigations influenced his art.