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Embroidery on saree blouse and macrame thorn

Recently I thought of adding some personal touch by adding some hand embroidery stitches on the saree blouse.
Here it is

Thoran : This is a traditional wallhanging type which is put in front of the main door. I have used the macrame thread in two color and macrame knots with some wooden and plastic beads.

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Years Passed By ...

Years have passed since I updated my blog.
My drawing class has restarted and catching up.
I had outlined long back for a kerala mural and now the time has come to finish it.
So here it is after I finished.

It is in acrylic on canvas. Traditional krishna picture.

Long time ....

Its so long time, since I did something to post here.
I have not been doing much of any art work , after I started to work.
May be I need another break to continue ...:)

Happy New Year and Happy Sankranti :)

Its been so long time since I posted anything in my blog.
So many things are going on and it only feels that I had more time :).
Last week our art class had a exhibition conducted displaying best works of their students.
It was a exhibition cum sale. The art works were from kids of age 7 till say 65(may be my MILs)

For the exhibition , the adults in the class had prepared and did so much of hardwork, right from selecting the pictures, collecting them from students, framing, labeling, making the layout  of the exhibits, so on and so forth. Our teacher, Mythri has done a fantastic job in taking care of each and every details and making sure it upto perfection.

Waiting for the availability of the hall, waiting for the people from the Bday party to finish eating to
Putting up the screens, putting up the paintings, clearing up the chairs , arranging the tables etc etc
was nothing but a fun filled activity.
Here are some of the pictures I could take during this...

Madhubani on Ikea paper shade

Ikea paper shade was lying around from long time without being used. So this time, I thought would make it little more colorful and hang it inside during Diwali(Indian festival of lights).
Here it is ..

Chitrakala parishat- annual fair

Just like every year, this time also we had the fair in chitrakala parishat which showcases various types of art and textiles from different states of India. It is always pleasure to visit them. Here are some glimpses...

Diwali diyas

This time with kids I tried to decorate the existing terracotta diyas. I had tons of paint left over :)
Thought it would be good time for kids as well.

Here are how they look in the process...