Fresh batch of sketches


Over the last one week, I have been sketching quite relentlessly. Trying to reduce the time I take to finish a single sketch. So much so that, I have ended up with a terrible neck ache. But it’s an addiction that I am not willing to let go. Capturing the world in simple black ad…

The Lights Fest


We were a little apprehensive before we reached Kenneth Square in Pennsylvania for The Lights Fest. Widely advertised on social media platforms, with pictures of people holding beautiful white paper lanterns – a warm glow from the fire lighting up their faces – we were sold on the idea of participating in it. So we…

Fireworks


In India, one of the most important festivals is Diwali, also called the Festival of Lights. Given the diversity of the country, there are many versions of why the festival is celebrated. But universally, it just denotes the victory of light over darkness. And this, quite literally. For people decorate their houses with oil lamps…

Spotting bears


Earlier, I had posted about my visit to the Yellowstone National Park. What I did not emphasize enough on was the sighting of wildlife. Bison, mule deer, wolf, coyote, black bear and grizzly bear. Spotting of a mama grizzly bear playing with her two cubs was definitely one of the highlights of the trip. We…

Illustration for a film magazine


I took up an illustration project recently. I am a hobby artist, and the maximum exposure my artworks have gotten so far are on my Instagram page, my house walls, and this very blog. So, when the editor of The World of Apu film magazine, Anusha Srinivasan, wrote to me asking if I would be…