Author Archives: Aarohi Singh

Apparently I’ve got to be Dead!

Buy from living artists. The dead ones don’t need the money. About 14 years ago on a trip abroad with my husband, we found ourselves at the lounge at Brussels airport. The place was packed but we managed to find a table. Sat down and looked up to see a lady with a full plate […]

The Mind Gallery

The Covidart/ Covid Mask series have gained some followers. After being contacted by ‘Faces of the Front Line Organization’, I was pleasantly surprised to receive a similar request through Instagram to share the artwork on ‘The Mind Gallery’s website and social media handles. I said yes 🙂 And all the ‘Mask’ series paintings depicting these […]

Faces of the Frontline

I have spent the last few months concentrating on painting and home. I only just remember to post once a month here on the blog and every couple of days on Instagram. So imagine my surprise when I got a message on Instagram asking me if I would be ok with sharing some of my […]

Creativity and Quarantine – Possibilities of Fusion in Photography

The image you see on top is of my living area at 11.53 pm on Saturday the 28th of March 2020 A chance conversation with a friend who lives in an upscale place in Mumbai sparked an idea for me. We were talking about her help having to go home to a small ‘kholi‘ measuring […]

Creativity and Quarantine – Possibilities of Fusion in Writing

Adversity does not change who you are. It reveals ‘exactly’ who you are. Then you get to decide who you want/are going to be… Living in a quarantine situation (whether alone or with extended family) will exacerbate latent qualities in a person. One gets to see leaders, followers, the resilient, the adaptable. One also sees […]

Why am I selling some art ‘affordably’?

“I paint on anything and everything. A lot of effort goes into what I call ‘practice sessions’. Sometimes I may develop the initial sketch as a finished piece even though it started out as a practice session. Sometimes I leave it at the point where I have learnt or ‘practiced’ what I set out to […]

Nishi

Custom commissions of portraits are challenging to say the least. It’s terrifying before I actually start the work. Then I slowly get into the flow of it and it gets less terrifying. This latest painting of Nishi and her dad, Uttam was all kinds of terrifying. Sindhoor wanted the portrait done as a birthday gift […]

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