Category Archives: Portraits

My friend – Shibu Arakkal

Shibu Arakkal. Photographic Artist. Tells it like it is. Without mincing ANY words! I met Shibu at a Group Exhibition in October 2013. My work was a late entrant into the mix. But that’s another story.   Shibu’s first words to me were ‘so you are the one who has painted this work… hmm‘ And […]

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 […]

ChammC with love

ChammC came into my life on a morning walk. Rakesh who is the founder of VoSD was walking his dogs one morning and I happened to meet him. He had a baby carrier of sorts slung around his torso and inside was ChammC. This absolute adorable bundle of joy. A Cocker Spaniel with eyes that […]

The lines on my face

I read this in a book the other day and I can’t stop thinking about it. Literally. I love how the words string together and somehow the simile connects on a visceral level. “.. life is a portrait. It’s a picture you paint everyday, every minute, every second, with the palette you were given at […]

VoSD 3015- Doggie portraits again

July. It is time for that mid-year review. At the beginning of the year I said – “I have just one agenda for this new year. To paint every day. Something. Anything. Good. Bad. Even ugly. But consistently. To do something creative everyday. 365 days.” And I am happy to say that I have been able […]

Equanimity was MIA but…

See my 30 day  journey unfold… This journey was surprising. It turned out to be more complicated than I had planned. Consistently putting down something three times a day regardless of where you are is hard. It takes a certain commitment. When I was out of my studio- I noted the ‘feeling’ at the appropriate […]

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 […]

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