Unfinished business

This month has been very busy with a flu bug, birthday, visiting friends and now I'm leaving town for ten days.   All that makes this join my stock pile of wip's.  I wasn’t planning on working on this sketch for much more.  Just a few darks to define jawline better and of course a few... Continue Reading →


You can’t hurry love

And just in case you're wondering what the scribble has to do with the song - nothing!  It's what I found myself humming lately when I thought it's taking me too long to get back to painting.  The last year and half was meant to be spent acquiring skills that I knew I was lacking... Continue Reading →

Taking shape

I'm looking forward to 2011.   One of the things that I missed since we moved from Dhaka are the art groups that I was a part of.   Having said that on not finding one here, I did little to start one of my own.  Recently when I heard of a group starting up with plans... Continue Reading →

I’m Looking Through You

I'm looking through you, where did you go? I thought I knew you, what did I know? You don't look different, but you have changed I'm looking through you, you're not the same. self portrait - oil sketch. KMP's are skill building exercises advised by Kevin Macpherson in his book Fill Your Oil Paintings with... Continue Reading →

An oil sketch

I haven't painted for a few days but hope to make it up this week. This sketch is from about 10 days back when I was taking a break from the KMP's. There are many errors that I can see but no attempt has been made to fix them coz then it would no longer... Continue Reading →


I subscribe to About.com's Painting newsletter run by Marion Boddy-Evans.  Today it led me to a post on What Hurtful Things Have People Said When Commenting on a Painting? I read a few and discovered that while I didn’t have the same experiences I had shared some of the same feelings. When I started out... Continue Reading →

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