Sunday, November 30, 2008

indian colours with BLACK

Thia is how i perceive the indian freedom.Lately with all terrorist attacks and political lethargee

I thought that black is also an indian flag colour.

Friday, November 28, 2008


I am experimenting with lines, forms and letters.i dont know the outcome ,but i have enjoyed the process

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

pen sketches

putting black and white pen sketches( TYpical architect!).These are studu sketches as well as record travelogue type sketches.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

watercolour sketch

On every outing i like to do atleast one direct paint sketch,that is without a pencilsketch.It is done on sketch pad with smooth surface.I enjoy it more than a finished product!

Monday, November 24, 2008

devnagari script calligraphy

While trying watercolour remaining in the pallet,this was an accidently and spontaniously drawn

calligraphic painting.size 11x 15 inches.

Sunday, November 23, 2008

trees in university

Being an architect,I have to make special efforts to draw anything other than a building.I am practising tree drawing, hence this picture.!

Saturday, November 22, 2008

morning light 2

very soft morning light promped me to take a picture and then painted it from a photograph.

Friday, November 21, 2008

college of agriculture pune

I have tried to give just a hint of colonial builing by minimum detailing.It is a wonderful heritage structure,but very difficult to draw!

Thursday, November 20, 2008

temple complex

Visted Mahuli, near satara,where temple complex is very interesting.Temples are situated on the banks of rivers krishna and Venna (sangam ghat).The river is just a stream and riverbed is exposed!This painting i did in landscape format.Somebody suggested that it can be cropped to make two portrait format paintings!! Am putting both ,thanks to software engineering.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

nameplate in calligraphy

This is a nameplate for an architect friend in mumbai .He got it engraved in marble from my calligraphic freehand artwork.The fees in form of a dinner whenever we meet is still pending!!

Monday, November 17, 2008

one more docked boat

I dont know the difference between boat, and ship,any way it is nice to see coloured underparts,when it is resting on sand.The smell of terpentine is nostalgic of ship buiding.

Saturday, November 15, 2008

adding one from a fishing village.all the boats are brought on beachsand for repairing and maintenaance.It creates a funny sight as if sand has replaced water!

Thursday, November 13, 2008

fishing village

my recent painting of fishing village Hernai.Sand and fish smell,made me work faster than normal speed !!

Monday, November 10, 2008


I have done this painting using only prussian blue and permanent orange shade.It was easy to show sunrise light on wall ,thanks to orange.

Monday, November 3, 2008

putting here two contrasting is urban streetscape,and second one is a waterfall in wild setting.I work only in watercolours for landscapes.No white and no black.I am Purist as of now !!!

Sunday, November 2, 2008

heritage of indian village

This a dilapidated structure in Mahuli,place near satara in india.the light was stong and interesting to draw it fast as moving rapidly shadows posed a challenge.