Harmony – One of the tri-series (up-cycled tile mounted on up-cycled plywood). I started with the temple, nestled amidst thick green mountains creating a natural habitat for all living beings. After all, it is only the ‘larger than life’ effect that initiates man into faith. The concept of a temple has always been – to … More Tile (Up-)cycling diaries
This was how it started out. Tiles mounted on wooden panels – (both of which were up cycled). Step two: play with colours Step 3: Work of symmetry Step 4: Intricate decoration Step 5: Looked promising at this stage: Step 6: Contemplation stage – to do a border or to write a verse. Finally decided … More Pictorial Documentation of a process – First attempt!
The two scripts are original inscriptions from Asoka and Pallava periods. The red and blue is the Brahmi script and the yellow and brown is the Grantha. The other two are Gond and Warli art. I basically painted up-cycled tiles mounted on wood. and fixed a few key hooks. I used acrylics and sealed … More Key holders with wasted tiles and Indian art
This was one of my favorite projects and it was a back breaking job – it took me 25 hours to complete! The brief – names – Zainab and Adil, use Urdu font in English, mix Indian folk-art and middle-eastern mosaic art. Use two waste tiles and ply wood and kundan stones for some bling. … More Name board with tiles