Category: Traditional Art

Gods are great !

For all those who wondered what I meant by linked to India by soul, here is an excellent example. Herve Toussaint aka Santosam81 who is originally from Belgium has been living, travelling and painting in India for the last 15 years. Currently living in Laxmanjhoola Santos creates amazing art using his distinct style of painting,…

Simple pleasures of life…

Vimal Chandran has been painting and sketching since his childhood. He won a lot of awards for his paintings & sketching  including winning the gold medal twice for the best painter in the All Kerala painting competition. He has also won the award for the best cartoonist for his political cartoons in his younger years. Software…

Awesome twosome

Let me introduce you to Anita and Amit Vachharajani,a husband-wife duo that is passionately involved with children’s literature. Anita, the writer writes children’s stories and also takes writing workshops for children while, Amit creates illustrations for magazines and children’s books and also works with international documentary film crews. Together they have created Amazing India – A…

Childhood Dreams

I hope you guys had a great weekend….I was totally lost in cyberspace with all sorts of codes and themes and god-knows-what-else to upgrade my site and I still am not ready with it after 3 days! Why can’t it be easier?! You will see the results soon, promise. Enough about all this now. I must…

Colours of Life

Finding inspiration from mundane and random things in daily life, Leena Thadani is an abstract artist who transforms ordinary to extraordinary through the movement of colours on her canvas. She loves colours and creates beautiful paintings that can really make a room come alive. She believes that painting is a form of meditation and each of her…

Timeless art!

A Pat on the back to Sushil Sakhuja for bringing such an old and beautiful craft form to the world.  Practised by artisans living in the tribal pockets of central India, Dhokra art of Bastar is said to be originated as early as in the 2000 BC. Sushil works with the tribals, living with them to help…

Portrayer of psychological fantasies

Sukesan Kanka is an artist,sculptor, painter and jewellery designer. Born in the city of Trichur, the Cultural Capital of Kerala, Sukesan has always been inspired by his surroundings. He uses surrealistic styles to portray common activities that influence daily lives. Going through his various work, I couldn’t help but admire the beautiful colours he has used…