I never go anywhere without my art supplies! Here is a #throwbackthursday to my trip to Cancun where I drew my flipflops and sunglasses while relaxing on the beach! I can't think of a better place to get creative, can you?
I absolutely LOVE how meditative drawing Mandala designs are for me! Check out this sped up video of this gorgeous Mandala / Henna -like design, and try one for yourself. Don't forget to share your designs with me :)
This past weekend I created two pieces of art for a Charity Auction in the office. The float frame I got for the elephant was totally worth it and it really brought out the art.
The bell was my second dabble in what I had earlier called "Lace overlay". The sound of the bell in a temple or church creates a beautiful deep intricate sound that fills the air around it, which is what I was trying to depict with this painting.
It is customary in South Indian culture to draw little feet leading up to an Idol or Photo of Krishna on Krishna Jayanthi (Lord Krishna's Birthday), to represent baby Krishna entering the home. We live in a really small condo and I really wanted Krishna Jayanthi Decor that we could easily store and use every year.
I decided to paint little 3.5 inch feet (I know they look a lot bigger!) and decorate them with a henna like motif. I also painted a gorgeous colourful Henna Mandala Kolam for our little Krishna Figurine. I tied the whole thing together with a 5x7 print of an old Krishna and Radha drawing and some home made Kesari.
I hope everyone is enjoying their Navrathri!
I keep a notebook with me at all times and when I am bored, I doodle. When I was in Bahamas for a recent work trip I drew this eye, which really represents the creativity with which I see the world.