fourth of my series on Indian dances painted for camp beautification at Kadugli, Indian Aviation Contingent. Enamel paint on tin sheet 4ftX3ft (2008)
Saturday, November 1, 2008
Friday, October 31, 2008
tried to capture the pristine beauty of the hills and the rocks by the side of the ethereal rapids somewhere in the himalayas....oil on canvas 35" X 33".
Tuesday, October 14, 2008
A scenery captured during my evening walk around the camp periphery at Kadugli. Pastels and Water Colour on hand made paper 22" X 15" (Aug 2008)
Monday, October 13, 2008
I had a blank canvas ready and was thinking of what to paint when a number of egrets visited my backyard beckoning me! Oil on Canvas 48" X 36" (2008)
I liked this scene which had the sunlight seep through the forest to create a brilliance. Oil on canvas 36" X24". (2008)
A typical road side scene while traveling outside Khartoum. I have used my own depiction to add some colour. Mosque minarets are normally green, and the ladies sport black mehndi on their legs and hands. Water colour on paper 14.7" X 21.8"
Friday, September 5, 2008
Grazing-beast of burden
Donkey do a lot of work in Sudan but seldom appreciated! Water colour on cartridge paper 14" X 12.5" (2008)
Path to Light
Kauda by Day
Spent four hours waiting at Kauda helipad in Sudan and couldnt stop myself from appreciating the beauty and freshness in the air... the tukuls and the mountains....water colour 15 " X 22"
Saturday, July 5, 2008
Tarmac and Vinca
The helicopters on tarmac and vincas in the foreground along with the control tower are captivating. Water colour on catrige paper 9" x 12". (2008)
Three of the figurines where fired in a tandoor. The difference in colour is due to the non-uniform heating. The old man with a stick in his 'Jalabiya', is an oft seen scence at Kadugli.
Black clay modelling
Camel ride a familiar sight, with 'tukuls' in the background along with the baobao trees and Nuba mountains. Water colour on cartridge paper 9" x 12" (2008)
Bihu dance-- Assam
The dynamism of Bihu dance is a memorable experience. 2nd of the "India series". Enamel paint on tin sheet 36" x 48".
First of the "India series" made for camp beautification at Kadugli. It was a great challenge to paint with fast drying enamel. Enamel paint on in sheet 36" x 48"
Three men on the road
Three men in traditional attire holding a road side meeting at Kadugli airport road! Water colours on hand made paper 9" x 12" (2008)
Moon and Raven
It was soothing to watch the calm setting moon at Kadugli on the western horizon. White breasted raven was introduced as an after thought to remind me of Sudan. Water colour on hand made paper 9"X12" (2008)
Wood in water--reflection
The beauty of the voilet crysanthemums was breathtaking. Oil on Canvas 16" x 2o", brush and knife painting. (2007)
Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Sunday, February 17, 2008
This is a glass painting on the reverse with acrylic and enamel paint, 15"X24". My first attempt in using acrylic and enamel together
This is a scence of the dirt roads at Kadugli, Sudan which are used by vehicles. A water colour 32"X 22" on hand made paper
Friday, February 15, 2008
Congregation of pigeons studied in India and painted at Kadugli, Sudan in an African background. Oil on Canvas 36" X30"
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