Description - Leonardo da Vinci Incredible Machines by David Hawcock
Leonardo da Vinci designed various machines capable of performing various actions: robots that resembled humans and animals, contraptions and flying automatons, vehicles with sophisticated mechanisms. The 6 magnificent pop-ups in this book recreate some of these marvelous inventions in 3D - the flying machine, the spring-loaded clock, the armed tank, the robot knight, the flying robot, and another mechanical marvel the significance of which is revealed thanks to David Hawcock's complex paper engineering, the master's original illustrations, and the precise texts that accompany them. Some of the most important and visionary creations of the great Italian genius come to life in these pages, which are packed with the artist's sketches and notes. Leonardo's own words help the reader understand these futuristic inventions and explore the mysteries of the fascinating world of science. AUTHOR: David Hawcock studied art in York, UK, majoring in graphic design. He opened a design studio in Bath specializing in children's books. He has designed and produced many successful pop-ups, which have sold hundreds of thousands of copies, including The Amazing Fold-Out Pop-Up Body in a Book and the Journal of Inventions: Leonardo Da Vinci. 7 double pages that open up into 6 pop-ups
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