Keeping busy in lockdown using Procreate App on my iPad. After breakfast Digital art on Procreate Reading, inspired by a SktchyApp reference
Since we are in lockdown and are not allowed to paint outdoors, I have been trying to keep busy at home. These are from photos that I have taken on my walks around my neighborhood. I am grateful for my love of art which gives me a focus (and distraction) during this difficult time. Port … Continue reading Around the neighbourhood
I am having an exhibition with friends. If you are in Melbourne, come by to the Victorian Artist Society, 430 Albert Street, East Melbourne. Galleries are open weekdays 10pm to 4pm and weekends from 1pm to 4pm. Spoiler alert: my pieces that are in the exhibition are below: Artwork exhibiting at the VAS There are … Continue reading Exhibition ongoing till mid-August
We had another lockdown and when that ended, sometimes I do not immediately feel like leaving my warm cozy home. Some articles call it lockdown inertia. Anyway, I got some friends together to shake it off, and there is nothing better than going out for some pleinair painting. Cooks Cottage in Fitzroy Gardens South Melbourne … Continue reading Pleinair
… and believed that all he had to do was ask. The boy who wanted a ballonn The boy who wanted a balloon (close-up) This is based on an actual event, and I wanted to record it. The little boy went up to the rotunda where a party was being set up, and asked if … Continue reading The boy who wanted a balloon
I was lucky to be able to go on a painting vacation with watercolour artist Amanda Hyatt recently. The 12 day vacation was in northern Australia (Cairns, Cooktown and Port Douglas) where it is warm even in winter. We visited many beautiful places, and the following are a few of my favourite photos: Stunning colours … Continue reading Painting in Watercolour
Conversation in the sunOil on linen, 11x14 in Sunny Day out, Oil on linen, 10x10 in Had fun painting ducks in these 2 pieces. I like them, so I got them framed for a couple of exhibitions - unfortunately one has been postponed twice (!), and the other cancelled due to COVID19 lockdown! We are … Continue reading Ducks in my painting
One of my favourite things to do is to paint outdoors and getting inspired by my surroundings. Sometimes it’s challenging especially when the weather is not conducive, but it’s always fun. Here are a few recent ones completed in oil, which is quite a new medium to me. I started using oil this year and … Continue reading Pleinair Paintings
iPad is my tool of choice when I want to put my feet up, yet be able to paint on my couch. Here are some recent ones. Hope you are doing ok wherever you are, and keeping safe.
A little fun piece in oil. Hope you are having a good week. Stay safe.