Back to school again!

It feel good to be back in "school" again.  Signed up for a 15 week programme at the Vibhavi Academy of Fine Arts (VAFA) and enjoying every minute of it.  Chandraguptha Thenuwara is a great teacher, simple, easy to understand explanations and gives access to great depth of knowledge freely.  The effort below is from... Continue Reading →


Sketching at the Galle Fort

Sketching is so much more fun when you have company.   I'd got so rusty even with drawing as paint is a much more forgiving medium and you can keep going over something till you fix it. Sketching is even tougher having to capture a scene quickly or you have to tackle perspective!!!  I'm shaky... Continue Reading →

Loose or Sloppy?

Above: Ran out of ideas on fixing the first one and so started on a smaller piece. It still needs work. Below : Looks like I didnt manage to make the head bigger even though I thought I had. Thinking too about ways to improve on the background.

Win some. Lose some.

Not having been successful with resolutions last year, some thought has been put into making some for 2008. Here's hoping that this year is more successful than the last. 1. reduce the time spent online. 2. exercise regularly 3. lose weight 4. spend time on art and related activities a. continue to learn b. art... Continue Reading →

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