Kalpavriksha – The tree of Life 🙂 My first ‘Tree of life’ drawing got sold recently and I wanted to create a different version of the same. This one is based on Madhubani style done using uniball pens.
Drew using uniball and brush pens.
Arunagirinathar was an ancient Saint- Poet from Thiruvanannamalai who created Thirupugazh – a book of poems in praise of Murugan. #Murugan #Karthikai
Valli Kumaran – watercolors and uniball. Murugan series. Karthikai deepam 2017.
Watercolor drawing of Bala Murugan. #Krithikai #MuruganSeries #Krithikai2017
Drew using watercolors and uniball.
Drew using watercolors and uniball.
My Travel Journal. Used watercolors and uniball.
The title page of my Travel Journal.
Canvas ainting of Pichhwai Lotus using Gouache Colors.
Canvas Acrylic Painting
Acrylic painting on canvas.
Acrylic on canvas.
Kerala mural style Acrylic on canvas.
Doodle based on Warli art. Drew using uniball pens. #inktober
Drew using uniball. Inktober 2017.
Kinnal, a small town in North Karnataka is famous for it’s wooden toys. The intricate carvings of the wooden chariots in Hampi were done by the Kinnal artisans. Drew using iPadpro.
This doll is based on the folk dance of Tanjore – Poikaal Kuthirai Aattam in which the dancer fits into a dummy horse and dances to the tune of the folk music. Drew using iPad Pro.
The traditional wooden toys of Karnataka are beautifully carved from ivory wood and colored with vegetable dyes.
Digital drawing of terracotta Kuthirai , which is essentially a Tanjore based clay doll. It is also an important part of South Indian home and Holy decor.
Andhra based wooden toy – Kondapalli is very famous and is essentially a part of the Navaratri Golu festival. Drew using iPad Pro.
The Tanjore sodden couple – dolls that are commonly displayed during Navaratri Golu. Drew using iPad Pro.
The dancing girl if Tanjore which is made using clay. The head oscillates beautifully to create dance like movement. Drew using iPad Pro.
Ganesha doll is essential part of every Navarathri Golu celebration. Free using iPad Pro.
“Tulasi and Kolam” 🙂 Drew on acrylic paper using Sharpie and Uniball pens.
The grand chariot of Myalpore Panguni Festival – Brush pens and Micron pens.
Karpagambal on a golden elephant chariot- Mylapore Panguni Festival. Watercolors and micron pens.
God and the Goddess on silver Rishaba( bull) Vahanam – Mylapore Panguni Festival. Watercolors and micron pens.
Sivan and Parvati on Adikara Nandhi Vahanam- Mylapore Panguni Festival. Watercolors and brush pens.
Goddess Karpagambal on a parrot Vahanam. Mylapore Panguni Festival. Watercolors and micron pens.
The God and the Goddess being carried on a Chandira(Moon) Vattam chariot.
‘Surya Vattam’ – Day 3, Mylapore Panguni Festival Lord Kapaleeshwarar and the goddess Karpagambal in a sun shaped vehicle. An article from ‘The Hindu’ says – It is believed that one’s vision and the power to quell enemies are acquired when you see the Surya Vattam vahanam. Drew using watercolors and micron pens.
‘Ambal Mayil vadivil Siva Poojai’ Goddess Parvathi in the form of a peacock offering prayers to Lord Shiva under the magnificent Punnai tree (Alexandrian Laurel). An article in The Hindu mentions this: Mylapore got its name from this legend — ‘Mayil’ (peacock) and ‘oor’ (place). The Shiva here is also known as ‘Punnaivananathar’ (lord of…
‘Kodi Yetram’ Flag hositing, this morning at Kapali temple. Water Colors and micron pens. #pangunifest #mylapore #kapali
“Kaanthal” – The State flower of Tamilnadu Gloriosa Superba is it’s scientific name. Also known as the flame lily. Acrylic on canvas. My favourite one so far. 🙂
Eternal Lotus. Watercolor on paper.