What May looked like in my studio!
I’ve been mulling with scattered painting in all the sketchbooks around me. I must admit, I have several sketchbook explorations (sizes, textures, colors) running in parallel right now, and it’s hard to keep up. Instead of thematically arranging my sketchbooks, I have learnt to embrace the chaos, that’s what I tell myself, in order to…
Welcoming my forties with my first Tanjore Painting!
It’s my fortieth birthday and our home will be enjoying my first Tanjore painting. I never set out for being a milestone week to wrap up the painting, but the alignment of the work completion to this week brings a lot of joy! I realized that when I’m part of a group, I’m seeking community…
Tanjore painting – part 2
Part-2 of the Personal Tanjore painting of Perumal for our home.
Gesso, Messo and Tanjore, a journey!
A personal project for our home Puja room. A custom Balaji Tanjore painting to cherish! 🙏🏼
In which, the readiness of the mind does not match the body, in travel and back.
A reflection in February, wherein slowing down and resting in January has been promising!
Happy New Year 2023! It’s going to be Golden!
Starting this beautiful year 2023 with a blank template, literally empty and without a thing that needs my immediate attention! It’s perfect in a way, a quiet solitude that does not occur in my life often. Unbecoming of so much that I knew of myself, I’ve taken the past few weeks with a pinch of…
A reflection, since the pandemic hit in 2020
On islands we were, we belonged somewhere! Our world, it came apart, We spoke, We broke, We were torn, It was only a part. Then came a thread, Connecting us to art; And all is well And so we start.
Gathering paraphernalia (and guts) to go outdoors and paint, in Brooklyn and the Bay Area (Plein air much?)
I am back at my Bay Area studio, and to my regular routine of work and family life. I sit at our dinner table and reflect on the weekend of fun sketch booking that I explored in Brooklyn. The weekend that was at the end of October was so enriching and I had so much…
You are invited to my first Art show: November 12th from 1.30 to 3.30pm details in the post below.
Radha Hayagreev’s invitation to my art show!
October 21: Solo trip in the cards for some sketchbook workshops! And some reflections later!
I’m heading to Brooklyn in a week to spend an entire day with the talented Samantha Dion Baker and Ohn Mar Win. I’m going to immerse myself on this trip to my painting and observation skills, with a goal of finding my style and actually committing to it. When I saw the announcement for this…
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