Friday, April 3

Leaning Tower of Pisa-Italy- Watercolor painting Art

Few Facts about the tower:


  • Seven bells sit in the bell-chamber at the top of the tower, one bell for each note of the musical major scale.
  • Construction of the Tower of Pisa started in the year 1173 and was completed in 1372. Construction stopped and restarted twice over those 199 years due to wars.
  • Pisa got its name in 600 BC from a Greek word meaning “marshy land.”


  • There are several other towers in Pisa that also lean: the bell tower at the church of St. Michele dei Scalzi, and the bell tower at the church of St. Nicola.
  • The cathedral and baptistery are also sinking.
  • Galileo was baptized in the baptistery in 1565.
  • The foundation of the cemetery, Campo Santo, is made up of 53 shiploads of earth that were brought back from the Hill of Calvary in Jerusalem
Time Taken: 30 min
Materials Used: Marker, 6B pencil, Poster colours

4 comments:

  1. Excellent. Have you ever thought about having your own art exhibition?

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    1. thank you so much. :) well i thought it was too early for that! ;)

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