Da Vinci Mind Map

Family backgrounds
father: Ser Piero
a wealthy notary
living in Vinci
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mother: Caterina
one of Piero's servants
living with parents
first five years with his mother
then with his father because his
mother married someone else
his father had books
made by hand; copied on sheep skin
never had a proper education
six factors of being a genius
a need to belong
try to understand why he had been abandoned
observing creative people
watching local artists painting
being fascinated with nature
a bird waking him in his bed
taking an interest in everything
being apprenticed to a famous artist
during renaissance
Science and art flourished.
writing and drawing what he learned
With slight strokes, take a note in a little
book which you should always carry with
developing skills for recording his world
asked to draw a decoration on a battle shield
painting a Medusa head
collecting various insects
concentrating on his painting