'My personal philosophy is to open people's minds to the beauty of our times and the scenes of everyday life around us' - usha

Friday, January 30, 2009

Painting of 'Hot deals" body Language series

'Hot deals' is an acrylic painting of size 24"x30". A typical everyday scene of an Indian roadside market-place where all the deals take place in the hot sun (pun) hence the 'hot deals'.

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Painting of 'Panche' - Body Language series.

'Panche'/white dhoti is a traditional attire of the South Indians even to day. Most comfortable dress -the men swear! Folding the panche whenever u want is a great advantage.

Whatever the case, one thing is for sure. It is certainly one of a kind dress. 'Panche' is an acrylic painting of a South Indian man wearing a white dhoti folded for convenience; in the hot sun represented by the bright orange color, and the direct shadow below in red, indicating that the sun is at noon.

Painting of the 'pensive' man. - Body Language series.

The body language of a man lost in thoughts is a very interesting sight. At such times, he gets oblivious to his surroundings, and sometimes does not even realise that people are talking to him. 'Pensive' is a painting of one such man wearing a transparent shirt, and hands in pockets, his body language showing his pensive mood.

Pensive is an acrylic painting on canvas of size 20"x16" belonging to the 'Body Language' series.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Potrait painting of 'The Golden Lady' - Body language series

I was mesmerized by the 'body languge of this lady in her 'Golden Years'. The smile on her face and the casual attitude of holding a steel tumbler (glass) in her hands made me feel that - here is one lady, who has finished all her duties of life, now settled down enjoying her life with a sip of hot coffee.
'The golden lady - 2' is an acrylic painting of size 20"x16", that will be on display at my art show in Chitra Kala Parishad Bangalore - from 1st to 8th Feb.

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Painting of Indian women wearing sarees and flowers

Women in Sarees wearing flowers
I find that the Indian saree coupled with the strand of jasmine flowers worn by the Indian woman is the most unique attire in the world. It can only be carried off by the Indian ladies with such great ease of style.

Such a common sight in India, but how many of us have the time for a second look. It gave me great pleasure doing this painting.

'Indian women in sarees and flowers' is an acrylic painting of size 16"x20".
This painting will be on show from 1st to 8th Feb 2009 at Chitra Kala Parishad - Bangalore.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Preparing for 'Body Language' art show

For the past few days I have been busy getting ready for my art show 'Body Language' to be held from 1st to 8th Feb 2009, at 'Chitra Kala Parishad' art complex at Bangalore India.

Designing my invitation for the show has been an interesting part of the preparation. I enjoyed it as much like doing a painting. Then came the covers, and then the printing, and then the mailing list, and so on and on. Not to mention the final touches of the paintings, and making sure I have signed on all my paintings.

An interesting part of the show is that I am yet to see how people take to realistic paintings, in this day of abstracts. I decided to test this by putting up the short video of a 'sneak peek' at my paintings on various Indian art sites like the 'Indian Art News', and the new 'Freedom of expression movement' sites, and was pleased to see there has been positive response from fellow arists.

With just ten more days to go for the exhibition, I have decided to upload my newest works on to my blog for the benefit of my email subscribers local and abroad; and for those who will not be able to make it personally to the show.
So my subscribers can expect almost an email a day; of my latest paintings of the 'Body Language' series in the following couple of weeks. Happy viewing, and hope u enjoy the paintings as much as I enjoyed painting them.

Friday, January 2, 2009




'SMILE PLZ' - oil painting - 12"x16"