I decribed it this way to a friend – ‘It is like having Benedict Cumberbatch in front of you and being tied to the wall two feet away from him’ Any chore that kept me from my painting felt unimportant. It is a romance, between me and the painting taking shape, slowly growing into this … More Tree of life – kalpavruksha
Life is chaotic, sometimes more than we would like it to be. Last night I dreamt of two peacocks sitting rather shyly or should I say sadly on my open window. They were both different in size and adored different coloured feathers. These birds were sitting fairly close to me. I extended my fingers to … More Pale contours
After I finished painting the walls of Malini and Satish’s farm in Thirukazhukundram I had a few bottles of white and red paint left over. One morning I decided to take a break from working on orders and followed my heart to my stash of waste wood. Small oddly shaped ones peeked at me with … More When ‘whites’ rule..
The new ‘thing’ of this season has been – name boards. I make them all out of waste sheets of ply-wood. They are prepared and painted with acrylic paints and then a fixative is sprayed on them. As a gift, specially a wedding gift, it makes perfect sense to a newly married couple. Here are … More Name Boards
(This is a 6mm ply wood board 4 ft by 4 ft, painted with acrylic colours) Our dashavataram is the best story to explain evolution of mankind. I took ideas from there. I also kept in mind the most liked animals that are portrayed in indian folk art forms. I have included as many forms … More Human Evolution penned on wood
Ranjani and Niranjan are about to tie the knot and move into their cozy little house. This is a personalized gift for them. Hope their house and thoughts fill up with happiness from this moment on.
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