Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Extention of Tree of Life

Hi Friends, these days, I am totally busy with lil girl Harshi. Enjoying so many mangoes at any time, daily visit to park, sleeping at odd times, eating out ice creams, finishing of 60 pages drawing book within an hour such activities are making me to go back to my summer vacation time :). This makes me jobless for my painting work but joyful with rejoicing my school summer vacations......Hence today I am doing a quick post of my past commission work of cushion cover, Warli Krishna series.

This is extension of my past post Tree of Life. In that post, my warli Krishna was first time introduced on my blog :). I have painted a variety of animals such peacock, cows, birds and horse in this painting. All of them are mused with music of flute played by warli Krishna.
I have used acrylics on silk cushion cover. Beads, stones and 3D-glitters are used for highlighting effect.
I am linking it to Colours Dekor's weekly stories...Thank u Patty for sharing so much information about other blogger friends' work, Show and Tell Saturday on Artist in Blogland, Paint Party Friday and ABC Wednesday.

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Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Fishy fish in Madhubani

Since quite a long time, there was a pending wish such as hands-on for new art but could not get time, perfect mood and also bit laziness to start with new .....was Madhubani art :). I always got attracted toward this art due to its bright colors used and enlightening effect due to black outline :) and attention given to boarders of objects. My last few weeks were just full with exploring about this art, through some Indian art magazines and internet. After some studies of such references I could get confidence to start with my first Madhubani :). This is what I could put myself with this lovely art :).

It is done on natural handmade paper with water colours. I have used black point pen for bordering it.
I will explore few more days with this art and then I have a plan of reusing my mordernised warli concept with madhubani. Soon I will post about it :).
Few words about Madhubani art-
Madhubani or Mithila painting is a style of Indian painting, practiced in the Mithila region of Bihar state, India. Madhubani painting is characterized by line drawings filled in by bright three to five colors and contrasts or patterns.
Traditional Madhubani paintings themes include Ram-Sita, Shiva Parvati and depcitions from daily life, with objects like fish, trees of fruits such as mango and pomegranate and birds like peacock, parrots. Attractive floral motifs act as borders.
Linking it to Colours Dekor's Weekly stories and Paint Party Friday.
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Wednesday, 2 May 2012

Yoggy Yoga@Home

Yea..I just loved the title for this post :)...it hardly took some sec to click the title :)...'Yoggy Yoga@Home'. Name suggests that it has to do something with Yoga and Home. The work which I am going to share here is inspired by my past post The Green Thumb Yoga. It was one of the order of cushion covers by Rakhi from Spinning Wheel about whom I have wrote in my past posts. Rakhi loved the warli boys doing yoga in that post. She wanted me to use the same theme for four cushion covers which will give kinda ethnic, traditional aura to home furniture. However, I was totally unaware of how to put forward one warli theme with four artwork (although it is cushion cover, for me it is an artwork). I just sat with my colors, brushes and chintu (small) painting table and off course without any clue or rough idea about how to show four cushion covers differently but with the same theme. Ultimately things happened in the flow with below end results :). I loved the making of those cushion covers from nowhere to somewhere.

Finally how they look all together :)......

I would like to share my experience on working with different kinda fabric apart from working with canvas or acrylics friendly cottony fabric. As an artist I was always comfortable working with canvas or hard cotton fabric when it comes to acrylics. However, when I was working with the different materials of cushion covers, it was bit different experience, such as just one or two cotes were just not sufficient for them, material was soaking more of color, spreading of color was not accepted. It was altogether a great learning  and fun for me working with the cotton mixed silk, nylon mixed silk fabric with acrylics.
I am linking it to Colours Dekor's Made with love Party, ABC Wednesday's P is for People and Paint Party Friday.