Do not miss these 5 exhibits at the Met


Three hours. That’s all we got to soak in the most of Goya, Rembrandt and Paul Rubens. That’s just a tiny portion of the exhibits at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Short of time, we whizzed past some of the Egyptian mummies, and Indian gods. I clicked the photos of some, and some, I tried…

In NYC: Art, music and food


A few days ago, two of our friends from Boston suggested that we all go to music artiste Prasanna’s concert in New York. Prasanna is a renowned guitarist from India. We were immediately excited about the idea. Though we had been to several concerts over the last few months in the States, never had we…

This is life


In pursuit of trying new things, I have signed up for a French class, and taken up volunteer work as a docent in a museum. I am still struggling with the a plus tards and bienvenues in French. And with the volunteering work, I still get lost in the 200-year-old Rockwood mansion, while assisting a tour….

As promised…


My obsession with sketching has taken a new high. I have signed up for a course on graphic illustration. It is being taught by this wonderful instructor called Junichi Tsuneoka (look him up!). He is a serious guy who dissects what seems like a complicated subject into small chunks and places it in small platters…

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…