The lost-wax technique, has been practised with devotion by Arun’s family for three generations. Like all fine art and craft, it’s takes painstaking dedication to acquire in terms of skill … Continue Reading Meet the Master Series: Shree Ajay Kumar, Dhokra Craft, Chattisgarh, India
Paintings of inspirational leaders, visionaries, Saints and simply soul-stirring topics make this artisan a Master of this unique craft. It takes incredible skill and endurance as every stitch adds a … Continue Reading Meet the Master Series: Shree Arun Kumar, Thread-painting, Punjab, India
“I Come From The Southern State Of Karnataka Which Is Famous Its Palaces, Temples, Traditional Crafts And Weaving. I Am A Self-Taught Painter And Started Painting From A Young Age … Continue Reading Meet the Master Series: Shree Anil Kumar Oil and Acrylic Paintings, Karnataka, India
All that Glitters…is worth more than Gold. Settled In Delhi, Mohd Mahtab Creates Beautiful And Stylish Women’s Accessories He embroiders using Zari-golden or silver thread and pearls or coloured beads … Continue Reading Meet the Master Series: Shree Mohd Mahtab Khan
Meet the Master Series: Shree Rashid Khan, Heritage Mud-Relief Painting Master-craftsman, Kutch, Gujarat.
Rashid Khan Started His Painting From 1966 And Is A Pioneer On Mud Work And Mud Painting On Canvas And Tries To Depict The Kutchi Culture And Is Very Imaginative … Continue Reading Meet the Master Series: Shree Rashid Khan, Heritage Mud-Relief Painting Master-craftsman, Kutch, Gujarat.
Andhra Pradesh – Karnataka Highway Lokesh Kumar and his father have migrated from Agra in Uttar Pradesh, Northern India, to set-up their small enterprise along the busy, high-traffic Karnataka- Andhra … Continue Reading Meet the Master Series : Shree Lokesh Kumar, Bamboo Weaving Craft, UP, India
The image above captures the glorious freedom of spirit and strong sense of identity that is associated with the nomadic “Banjaras”. The nomadic tribes originate from the desert sands of Rajasthan … Continue Reading Nomadic. Rooted.
This painting by an Indian artist evokes a strong response of fear, exploitation and silent inadequacy, if you’re a woman. I imagine it evokes revulsion and outrage for the majority … Continue Reading Women in Red
Toys! Toys! Toys!!! Growing-up in India and spending one’s early years in the Southern states of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, was for the child in me the most precious gift … Continue Reading Channapatna, Childhood Revisited: Affordable Delightful Indian Toys Online
Life is busy and time is scarce. There is perhaps this one fact that all parties, factions and groups agree upon, irrespective of their allegiance, political, social or ethic. Women … Continue Reading When in doubt..Accessorize!!!
Sringara Rasa – Informative & researched article on Sringara Rasa from Indianetzone, the largest free encyclopedia on India. In the human cave-days, humankind adorned with bones, feathers, stones, sprigs and … Continue Reading Shringaar Ras; A Celebration of Love
Before there were cars and bikes, before there were cycles and any form of two wheeled automobile, there was the Cart! No sooner had the Wheel been invented than the … Continue Reading Of Brides and Palanquins