Saturday, August 28, 2010

Madhubani motifs on Kerala saree

my attempt at painting madhubani motifs on the off white expanse of kerala sarees.

Friday, November 28, 2008

Oil on paper, 3'x2'

Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Charcoal and soft pastels on paper; 3'x2'

Tuesday, October 09, 2007

'The Bamboo Grove'
Oil on canvas; 3'x2'
'Les Fauves'
Oil on canvas; 3' x 2'

Thursday, July 12, 2007

'The Backwaters'
Digital Painting, 3600 x 2700 pixels
The picture -perfect backwaters of Kerala

Digital painting, 1200 x 900 pixels
A common sight in rural India. This here is inspired by the fields in Ranchi.

Digital Painting
Women after the day's work

'After the Rains'
Digital painting, 1400 x 1000 pixels
Inspired by the roads in BHU

Wednesday, August 16, 2006

'First Among Equals'
Pen and Ink on Paper, A2 size

'Buddha Lotus'
Oil on paper, 19"x28"

Saturday, May 27, 2006

Posted by Picasa 'Rain-fire'
Digital painting, 2600x3120 pixels

From my spiritual series, this is a depiction of the paradox of the life-giving rain and the all-destroying fire. A vision that came to me during an early morning meditation.

'Light's darkness' Posted by Picasa
Digital Painting; 2600 x 3000 pixels

From my series of spiritual paintings. This is a vision that came to me during the evening aarti performed at Chinmaya Mission Temple in Powai. The flame of Shiva lighting up the darkness of the universe.

Wednesday, February 15, 2006

'Jeena' Posted by Picasa
Digital Painting; 1500 x 2100 pixels

Jeena is the Urdu word for stairs. An artist's rendition of the steps leading to Abbey Falls in Coorg, Karnataka. The stairs also remind one of various similar steps in one's life journey.

'Hibiscus' Posted by Picasa
Digital painting; 1560 x 1300 pixels

This beautiful, unassuming and common flower is a delight for an artist's palate with it's rich hues and textures.

'Deep in the woods' Posted by Picasa
Pen sketch; 5"x7"

Part of a three pen sketch series inspired by the trees and side roads of Aarey Milk Colony, Mumbai.

'Under the Bridge' Posted by Picasa
Pen sketch; 5"x7"

From the Aarey Milk Colony Series. The inspiration to sketch the bridge also came from the book 'The Bridges of Madison County'.

'Miles to go...' Posted by Picasa
Pen sketch; 5"x7"

Another pen sketch of Aarey Milk Colony, Mumbai. This is dedicated to my father, my guru, V. K. Ravi, who made me sketch and paint countless tree-lined roads.