Loving Advice To Artists/Self

Im not waging a war against the world. The world is not a hostile, hateful place where the doors always remain shut. These are not my list of enemies : 1. The general public does not ‘get’ or love my art as much as they should. 2. Art magazines are off limits to upcoming artists […]

8 Ways To Awaken The Shiva In You

Tonight is Maha Shivaratri. If there’s one Hindu god who’s both revered and looks a little bit like a rockstar, it’s Lord Shiva. He’s the annihilator of evil and the granter of wisdom. Here’s a quick look at 11 life lessons we can learn from this divine long-haired superhero who wears a snake around his […]

Draw Like A Child

Many of the century’s greatest artists – Kandinsky, Klee, Matisse, Picasso, Miró and Dubuffet – had sizeable collections of artwork by children. They studied and imitated the spontaneous and wilful distortions of children’s pictures as though, like dreams, they offered a royal road to the unconscious. Consequently, modern art was often – and still is […]

How Are You Feeling Today?

‘How Are You Feeling Today?’ is something I drew last week and it records my emotions on that particular day. I always say ‘I’m fine’, whenever anyone asks me how I’m doing. Isn’t that what we all say anyway? We aren’t always aware our own innermost emotions. It’s something we really only think about when […]

Creating Art That Pulls Us Closer

If you are like me, then you probably hate the ‘do not touch’, ‘no photography allowed’, ‘do not sit here’ signs as much as I do. I like to actively engage with my surroundings, be it while traveling or viewing art. And, that’s why I’m so in love with public art. So, when Virtuous Retail […]