Friday, 7 July 2017

Big Cat..

Here is a commissioned work, completed recently...

                                       Oil on Canvas..Size: 36 X 27 inches

Thursday, 1 June 2017

Learning continues...

Practising acrylics.. here are few pictures taken from mobile..



Monday, 22 May 2017

It's play time

Hi All,

  My daughter is growing up and demands more attention and time these days. I have no option left other than improving the speed of my work. 

As an attempt in that direction, started practising quick work with oil colors. I am sharing one such work, finished really quickly. The reference here is is a photograph by one of the most talented photographers I know, Mr. Digwas Hegde. I know I could not give justice to the original picture, still posting here as I don't want to miss the blog this month. 

Oil on canvas ,, Size; 18 X 24 inches

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Akanksha - 2017

Hello Everyone,

Happy to share few pictures from our recent exhibition- 'Akanksha', held  at Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath. I'm truly humbled to be part of this show.

Thank you so much Shyamala madam, for giving me this wonderful opportunity to not only display my art, but also to meet some amazingly talented artists and make some wonderful friends. Through Akanksha, self taught artists like me, get a chance to meet like minded people and learn so much about art. 

Many thanks to all of you, who have visited and appreciated the Akanksha exhibition. I really appreciate you all for taking the time off to visit the gallery. I'm thrilled with the response, compliments and good wishes..

          Chennakesava Temple, Somanathapura - Oil on canvas
          Size: 29 X 38 inches

Tiger - Oil on Canvas
Size : 22 X 32 inches

Two of my paintings got new home ... more than that they are with wonderful people. Here is my husband posing with Mr. Satish Panjabi and family... amazingly nice people ....

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

A quick glass painting ...

House cleaning activity over the last weekend revealed that some of the glass paints I have getting dried up. It forced me to think of utilising the ones which are in good condition and here is the output.

These colorful parrots attracted my daughter a lot and she keeps kissing them :)

Here are the two images, taken with different background and lighting ... appears differently .... that is the beauty of glass paintings.

Size : 22 X 28 inches

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Darling Naksha

Hello All, 

  Here is my new portrait work, an order from a friend - Mr Gopi and this cute girl is his daughter Naksha. A birthday gift from a father to his daughter ... such a nice thing.

When I got a call from him few months back for a portrait, I was little hesitant, considering the orders I had. But knowing my situation, he gave me 2 months time.

Lucky that I got an opportunity to paint this awesome contagious smile. There is nothing more satisfying than seeing a smiling kid. May god give you all the happiness in the world, Dear Naksha.

Oil Color on canvas - 20 X 24 inches

Just for comparison, I am providing the original photo along with the one I have painted. 

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Lady with Diyas

Hello Everyone,

I am back with my new work - Lady with Diyas. This is based on a photography of Mr. Prakash Hegde, in which he has awesomely captured his beautiful wife Mrs. Asha.

Decided to paint the picture, the day when I saw that for the first time. However, I was hesitant to do that, actually scared of spoiling her beautiful face. But time has come now ... somehow I have gathered all the confidence and here is the output.

With an active toddler at home, the only peaceful time to work is at night, once my daughter goes to bed. But for this particular picture, it was really difficult to get the right tones at nights. I really appreciate the help provided by my husband .. he took care of our kid, took her out, cooked food, worked from home, cancelled his weekend plans and what not.... just to allow me to work in day light and complete the work to my satisfaction.

Received lot of appreciation for this work, and most importantly both Prakashanna and Ashakka loved it :)

 Oil colors  on canvas...Size : 24 X 30 inches