Category Archives: Pen & Ink

My friend – Manas Kunder

Manas Kunder. Artist. Illustrator. Unassuming. Mad. On a Madtrip. Manas is that guy who I would be happy to spend hours discussing art and life with. Somehow everything about him is calm and non threatening. His art and way of thinking is so different from mine and yet… his sketch book gives me insight into […]

Fempowerment Women Achievers Award 2016

I won! And the best part – I had no clue that I was even in the running! Some one from YourStory wrote to tell me that they had nominated my name for an award and that someone from the awards organization would get in touch with me. I thanked the said person and promptly […]

I love my life

As I mentioned in an earlier post, I am hoping to document my mid life churn here within the pages of my blog. I am looking to paint narratives. Story telling through pictures. I started with my friend Rakesh and his dogs. You can see that series in the preceding few posts. I am a […]

I made the cover!!

Literally. I actually did make/paint this cover 🙂 The Good Homes December 2012 issue celebrates everything that is art! To commemorate this special issue they asked three artists –  Nilofer Suleman, Viveek Sharma  and me 🙂 to paint what a ‘Good Home’ meant to each one of us. I am really thrilled to be in […]

Kajal on the move

These sketches are of Kajal. She is a beautiful dog, that Rakesh of VoSD, picked up on a recent trip to Goa.  She was a little bruised, battered and lonely when he found her. Today, after four months of unconditional love, she positively glows with good health. I am not sure what prompted him to […]

We made cushions!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!! The last few months have been hectic. A lot happening on the home front and in the studio. I have been working on two simultaneous collections… that part has been mind numbing at times. The dependencies on other people in the supply chain as also vendors is something […]

‘Mixed Bag’ by the Entrepreneurs Organzation-Bangalore

Yesterday evening was spent at the Taj West End, here in Bangalore. I had the oppourtunity to participate in a charity  Art Auction and Sale named ‘Mixed Bag’ organized by the EO Bangalore Social Innovators Program to raise funds for the education of under privileged children at Ananya Trust. It was wonderful to be included […]