Category Archives: Portraits

Kathakali as Krishna

Many years ago I got a request from  a fellow blogger asking permission to use an image of my first Kathakali painting on his blog with due credit to be given of course. I said ‘yes’. Cut to the beginning of this year – that same gentleman wrote to me. He requested a painting for […]

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 […]

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 […]

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