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Friday, October 2, 2015

collage of the challenge

My collage for the challenge 

painting 30 of 30 30 challenge series

Monotone  watercolour on paper 



Thursday, October 1, 2015

painting 29 of 30 30 challenge series

For my 29th painting of this series. .I painted  a bunch of abstract trees with drawing ink 

painting 28 of the 30 30 challenge series

My 28th painting of the 30 30 challenge series is a simple landscape in watercolour and ink

painting 27 of 30 30 challenge series

Painting 27 ...a simple watercolour tree scape

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

painting 26 of 30 30 challenge series

Here's my 26th painting. ..an anstract version of tree

painting 25 of 30 30 challenge series

25th painting of the series is an abstract tree done with watercolour and drawing ink

painting 24 of 30 30 challenge series

Here's my 24th painting of the series. ..take a walk by the woods. ..watercolour on paper 

painting 23 of 30 30 challenge series

For my 23rd painting I chose to paint a simple tree  with watercolour 


Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Day 22 painting 22 of the 30 30 challenge series

Here's my 22 nd painting of the series. .just painted this in watercolour



Day 21 painting 21 of 30 30 challenge series


Here's the 21st painting of the series a simple bougainvillea branch in watercolour

Day 20 painting 20 of the 30 30 challenge series


I sure hear ur mind voice it's almost 30th n I'm still in my 20th painting. ..I'm sure I can finish it b4 30th😊😊😊

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Day 19 painting 19 of 30 30 challenge series

Here comes the 19th painting of the challenge series. .n my choice was to do a spring blossoms. ..in watercolour this was an experiment with masking fluid 

Monday, September 21, 2015

Day 18 painting 18 of 30 30 challenge series

I wanted to do something very colourful and vibrant. .so chose to paint an autumn tree. .its watercolour on paper. 

day 17 painting 17 of 30 30 challenge series

This is watercolour on paper. .

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Day 16 painting 16 of the 30 30 challenge series

This another sketch that I began doing on location today n completed at home.
Watercolour on paper 

Day 15 painting 15 of 30 30 challenge series

Day 15 painting 15 is a live sketch of a tree that was embraced by a huge money plant. Watercolour on paper 

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Day14 painting 14 of 30 30 challenge series

For day 14  I chose a simple branch of cherry blossoms  In watercolour 

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Day 13 painting 13 of 30 30 challenge series

Day  13 painting 13 of 30 30 challenge series. ..watercolour on paper 

day 12 painting 12 of 30 30 challenge series

Day 12 painting 12 ....lone tree ..water colour on paper 

Monday, September 14, 2015

day 11 painting 11 of the 30 30 challenge series

For day 11  I added a simple monochrome study of a tree in watercolour 

day 10 painting 10 of 30 30 challenge series

For day 10 I'm adding a  study I did about branches of trees in monochrome. .I used sap green. ...my favourite colour 😊😊😊

Friday, September 11, 2015

Day 9 painting 9 of the 30 30 challenge series

For day 9  I chose to paint another quickie to catchup with the series. ..this is watercolour on hand made paper 

Day 8 painting 8 of 30 30 challenge series


Here's the 8th painting of the 30 30 challenge series. ..as lm already 5 paintings behind schedule. .I chose to do some real quick  work. ...it was a sort of experimental work. .that I learned from watercolour artist Jack Reid. ..n I sure stuck to my theme  TREES


Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Day 7 painting 7 of 30 30 challenge series

Hi ...oh yah I'm 3 paintings behind schedule  and I'm sure I will catch up. .😊
This is watercolour on paper 

Monday, September 7, 2015

Day 6 painting 6 of 30 30 challenge

For day 6 I chose to paint a bridge and some trees
Watercolour on paper 

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Day 5 painting 5 of 30 30 challenge series

This is a quick watercolour work inspired from an English watercolour artist Terry Harrison
Watercolouron paper 

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Day 4 painting 4 of 30 30 challenge series

Hi all
I'm already behind schedule. ..I sure need to catch up..ok for day 4 I wanted a real quick one but it turned out to be a " not so quicky " kinda work 😀. Here is the work. .its watercolour on paper
This work is inspired from one of my favourite watercolour artist Susan Burdet. ...

Friday, September 4, 2015

day3 of 30 30 challenge series


For day 3 I chose to paint a picture of my favourite place. .yah I always get nostalgic when I think of this place...its a beautiful temple amidst a serene location. .yah that's my grandma's place where I spend my holidays during my childhood
I had already painted this place in watercolour  n now I wanted to test it with acrylic. ..n this is the outcome 😊

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Day 2 of 30 30 challenge series


I chose to paint an autumn tree for my second day..with all its bright and warm colours 

Acrylic on canvas


Wednesday, September 2, 2015

my 30 30 challenge series day 1

I'm back after a long gap. ..😊...I had compelled myself to take up this challenge to make few works that I had been holding up for some time. .this time I ve picked Trees as my theme. .hope I continue it.😆.trees have always inspired me to paint..I just love them...

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Day 10 of 30 30 challenge series

Day 10 is another live portrait of a journalist at Mylapore art fest

Day 9 of 30 30 challenge series

For day 9 I'm posting another portrait I did live at Mylapore art fest

Day 8 of 30 30 painting series

Day 8 is a simple pencil portrait of a small girl which I did live at Mylapore art fest

Friday, January 9, 2015

Day 7 painting 7 of 30 30 challenge series

For my day 7 painting i chose to paint a beach scene..i don't exactly remember the name though this is a beach somewhere in Annapolis Maryland

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Day 6 painting 6 of 30 30 challenge series

For the 6th painting of this series I chose to paint a scene from our trip to Munnar. To Anyone who has been to Munnar....The very suggestion of name would flash the view of endless tea plantations.yeah they have very mesmerising  tea plantations. This  particular spot is located in a place called Kudagu malai in munnar. To get to this place u need to take a real scary jeep ride for around 20 km. ..n then walk thru this path with mist n tall trees by ur side..to reach a mind blowing scenic view point.


Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Day 5 painting 5 of the 30 30 challenge serie

Here's the next work...its a view of a lake at thekkady a tourists hub amidst the wilderness. ..this is located in idukki district of kerala. This place is known for its scenic lake
Water color on starthmore paper

Monday, January 5, 2015

Day 4 of 30 30 painting series

My day 4 work is a watercolour painting of back waters of alapuzha. ..this place is fondly called as the Venice of the East. ..located in the state of kerala
By the waters....watercolour on starthmore paper

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Day 3 of 30 30 challenge

My day 3 work was completed on time but got delayed to upload due to technical difficulty. Here's more about this work. This was inspired from a photo taken during my recent visit to Nagarholae national animal sanctuary. This is a national wild life sanctuary that links Mysore in karnataka with Wynad in kerala...Two must see tourist spots in India. There was a cool lill park amidst the sanctuary which had grassy lawns n dense thickets which provoked me to work on this painting. This is watercolour on starthmore paper

Friday, January 2, 2015

Day 2 of 30 30 challenge

My day 2 work is a misty morning scene done live at a resort near brindavan garden karnataka India
Misty morning at brindavan garden karnataka India watercolour on starthmore paper size 11 x 15

Day 1 of 30 30 challenge

My first post this year n it's abt the 30 30 challenge. ...ok this time I decided to make it more of a travelogue. ..my first work. .done live at Coorg a destination known for its exotic beauty.
Watercolour on starthmore paper.