A dialogue between drawing and dance can be a very antagonistic one, for the very nature of the two. One tries to behold the oneness of a still moment and the other glorifies its presence through movement, such is the polarity of the two art forms. Not to say that dance doesn’t express stillness, nor drawing cant capture motion, both can and both do but … Continue reading Drawing dances….
Coorg lies in the lap of western Ghats in southern part of Karnataka. Its called the Scotland of India for its scenic lush green landscape. I hiked to a peak Thadiyandamol in late monsoons and here is what lingers in my nostalgic bag…. Continue reading Coorg- A walk in the Mist
This was a weekend trip to explore the temple towns (Gopurams) of Tamil Nadu. I did this trip with a friend Anubhav, he is a leisure photographer and an engineer. We both like to document architecture and cityscapes, the only difference is the medium. He does it through photography. And I pursue that through the skill of hand-sketching. So we decided to churn our creative juices this trip trying to understand, document and … Continue reading Trichy – Madurai – Tanjore.. go gopurams
Belur Halebidu is a weekend bag-packing trip where we covered Shravanbelagola, Belur, Halebidu and Chikmangalur . Its one of the first trips made when I started living in Bangalore. This trip was made in February, on the onset of spring, when the kannada country side was blooming with its sap green vegetation all around. And I was so engrossed in observing the landscape around that … Continue reading Belur Halebidu- Karnataka temple towns
My Ajanta, Ellora and Aurangabad trip was a weekend trip to indulge in seeing some rock cut caves and medieval forts. I quietly retired with my camera and sketchpad to inherit a lingering nostalgia of some ancient and medieval architecture in Deccan India. It was a three day long trip and what made it memorable was the choice of places itself. One feels absolutely overwhelmed … Continue reading Ajanta, Ellora & Aurangabad