Category Archives: Happy Happenings

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 […]

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 […]

Art Exhibition at Go Native, Bangalore – Nov 2019

It’s been a while since I have shown any work anywhere. No special reason for that. It just worked out that way. Have been really busy at home. My husband has been travelling and I have two teenage kids at home. That should be enough explanation!! 🙂 I am very happy to say that I […]

Banaras. Kashi. Varanasi…

I rarely get to travel sans family. So this five day trip to Kashi was special.  Made more so because I went with three girlfriends. One of whom is Roopa Pai. Roopa was going for ‘The Bookaroo Children’s Literary Festival’ and the three of us decided to give her some company. I loved Kashi/Varanasi/Banaras with […]

In a coffee table book no less!

My regular readers will know just how much fun I have at Royal Enfield’s Rider Mania. This last year I went to paint two custom helmets for them and I came back a thousand times richer in the friends I made. Since there were so many people taking pictures/videos and going ‘live’ from the venue […]

Sadhu(s) on a plate!

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 […]

Judge at ICAT Design and Media College

It is always a joy and privilege to interact with young minds. I had one such opportunity last month. I was called upon to judge the accessories design competition for the Meraki Inter-college Festival hosted by the ICAT Design and Media College on 15th February 2019 right here in Bengaluru. I understand there were over […]

A Helmet for Chris

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 […]

The Fusion Projects – Custom Helmets for Royal Enfield

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 […]