Love doesn’t bite- Fear, insecurity, protective instincts…those things lead to an aggressive reaction. An animal will bite only when it is cornered and when it fears for its own or it’s offspring’s safety. It will fight to protect it’s own– be it a young one, it’s space or limited food resources. Don’t we humans do […]
As I mentioned in my previous post – 50% of all profits in perpetuity from the sale of the Poonchh collection will go to support strays dogs. Specifically from this edition of the sale, the proceeds are ear marked for the new initiative by the team at ‘The Voice of Stray Dogs’ (VoSD) . VoSD […]
This last year has been tumultuous on many levels… So much has happened both personally and professionally. Many new ideas have formed, some got rejected along the way and some others got further crystallized. One of the things I want to focus on over and above my usual work, is to do something where I […]
I love dogs. It’s no secret. And I love painting. Combine the two and what do you get? Dog Portraits of course!! All these four paintings are done in acrylics on canvas and are 10×12 inches each.
As I mentioned in my post here I am currently working on a collection to benefit the stray dog. I am happy to say it is well underway and I am working on it quite furiously. More on that in the next few posts. For right now many of you have written in to ask […]
I spent an absolutely delightful morning at Kynkyny Art Gallery here in Bangalore. The occasion? A coffee morning for a select few of the gallery’s patrons. They came to watch a demo by two noted artists- JMS Mani and Sivabalan. Mr. Mani did a quick demo of an oil painting and Sivabalan, a quick one […]
My work made it to the Lakme India Fashion Week 2010 runway with out my permission I might add! You first saw this handsome Kathakali face painted on the top of a metal trunk that I showcased at my 2008 exhibition in the Cha Bar at the Leela Palace hotel here in Bangalore. It has […]
It took a lot of time and effort to do these two trunks. But it was well worth it in the end. They are painted a dull gold on the inside and are absolutely divine. Even if I say so myself 🙂 Here are some in- progress shots.
Tell one and all… My latest work is on exhibition. When– 25-28th Nov 2010 Where– Page Turners Bookstore, 89 Kannan Building, MG Road, Bangalore. Time– 11am to 8 pm. Come on over if you are in the neighbourhood. Actually, make time and come on over even if you are not in the general vicinity of […]
Here is my kitschy ode to the gods…with a little bit of luck thrown in with the koi fish!! I changed the placement of the thali’s every time I worked on them. These thali’s will be available at the exhibition. Yes…the information on that is coming soon.