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 […]
These blue curtains hold a lot of memories for our family. My parents met and married in 1970 and this was the first set of curtains they bought back then for their new home. The fabric is a beautiful silk weave in an absolutely gorgeous blue/teal color. I understand that these cost a princely sum […]
Any project involving cloth – whether it be to upholster chairs or make garments or bags – will result in a whole pile comprising of bits and pieces of left over fabric. In the past I have used them to make little charms for the bags I make or even as little tassles for the […]
You all know me and re-cycling/ up- cycling! If there is still life left in it – you know I will figure out use for it 🙂 A few years ago (in 2013) I had papered some old melamine plates with pages from my son’s old notebook and then I painted over them. There were […]
I met Chris Venter at the Royal Enfield Rider Mania 2018 in Goa. I was painting custom helmets for Royal Enfield at their art stall. Chris stopped by and we got talking. He talked about how much he loved India and how much he was looking forward to his travels exploring my country. He expressed […]
My work has more often than not had an element of good luck/ keeping the faith/warding of evil. So it is no surprise that my dearest friend – Meghna Vakada – asked me to paint three Nazar Battoo paintings for her swanky new cafe Barley and Grapes Cafe at the Bengaluru International Airport. It has […]
My long time readers know I have been painting Nimboo Mirchis for many many years. You all also know that the Kamasutra has featured in my older work on kettles as well. Recently I started a nimboo mirchi painting after a few months and somehow I was just not happy with the way the chillis […]
Continuing my collaboration under The Fusion Projects with motorcycle company – Royal Enfield, I was in Goa for three gorgeous days last week. It was hot and humid but oh so much fun. It was for The Royal Enfield Rider Mania 2018 – an annual community driven event in Goa in the third week of […]
Thank you Anushka for taking the time to speak to me about my work. Happy to have been featured in in the Little Black Book – Kolkata edition on 24th sep 2018.
Thank you Anushka for taking the time to speak to me about my work. Happy to have been featured in in the Little Black Book – Kolkatta edition on 18th sep 2018.