Leonardo Da Vinci Research Paper

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I searched deeper into the subject of Leonardo Da Vinci and his studies on shadows, perspective and color. Paintings before the Renaissance seemed flat and they didn’t contain a lot of depth. During the Renaissance where artists and musicians began to thrive and play with their mediums shading was discovered in paintings. Artists like Leonardo Da Vinci wanted their paintings to be three-dimensional and depict more that what had been done before. The first shadow was created by tracing the outline of a figure’s shadow, and from there, artists added shadows to create more prominent features. Leonardo Da Vinci was obsessed with shadows. He painted original shadows, or the shadows of the models, and derivative shadows, or shadows made by the other
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