Cuckoo Clock 13 – A Watercolor Sketch

“The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.”
Michelangelo Buonarroti

Copyright Beth Parker Art 2014

Copyright Beth Parker Art 2014

Cuckoo Clock 13 – A Watercolor Sketch

Yes, it’s a quilted cuckoo clock.  Who wouldn’t want to live in a quilted house?

About Michelangelo Buonarroti

Michelangelo Buonarotti, the Renaissance sculptor and painter, is considered one of the world’s greatest artists. He was born in Tuscany on March 6, 1475. He apprenticed to a painter at age 13, infuriating his father, who considered art menial work. By age 25, he had sculpted one of his finest works, the Pietà, in St. Peter’s. Working alone, he took four years to paint more than 400 figures on the Sistine Chapel ceiling. He also designed St. Peter’s dome and is perhaps best known for his iconic statue of David. He died on February 18, 1564.

6 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Stephen
    Jun 16, 2014 @ 13:32:30

    hello Beth – I love your short history of Michelangelo – very neat – what a guy huh? And I love the way the pattern around your clock buzzes and pops – also very cools


  2. Dine
    Mar 07, 2014 @ 12:09:35

    Y’know, knowing that Erin & Michelagelo share a birthday makes Perfect Sense…


  3. just4crafters
    Mar 07, 2014 @ 09:54:18

    I love your creativity!!! These clocks are the best 🙂 Love the pin cushion on top of this one!! ~Sophia


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