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My journey in search of pearls through painting and drawing

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I have been inactive in this blog for the past couple of months. Sorry to make you wait with no update.  As I take respite from painting, you can see me actively blogging at Craft Pearls 

I hope to resume painting soon.


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August 21, 2012 at 7:39 pm

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I am Back!

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I am taking a short break from painting but that doesn’t mean I am doing nothing. I have been spending time on needlecraft – my other creative indulgence- and once I started that I just couldn’t put it down. So the painting is at the back burner for the time being.  I have finished off a cross stitch project I had kept aside for a long time and then completed a table topper finished in kasuti embroidery. Kasuti embroidery is an ethnic embroidery from Karnataka, a state in south of India. I designed the overall layout of the motifs. A couple of them are popular motifs used in Kasuti.

Here is mine :

and the closeup :

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July 10, 2012 at 9:37 pm

Three Years of Blogging

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I am really happy to announce that I have completed three years of art blogging. I have learned a lot through trials and errors and tried my hand in pastel, watercolor,graphite,acrylics and most recently in colored pencils. So far, my favorite mediums continue to be in graphite and watercolor. I have a feeling that colored pencils have started to grow on me. I doubt it if I will try my hand in oil. I still feel that I am yet to master in watercolor. It has been a learning experience and it will continue to be so for years to come.

I am taking a brief break from painting this summer. So I will resume blogging in late summer. See you then!

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June 13, 2011 at 4:08 am

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My mil passed away two weeks back after battling with cancer for almost 15 years.  This has forced me to stay away from my regular painting routine. I thank regular visitors for checking this blog from time to time in hope to see a new post. I will resume my painting as soon as possible.

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November 6, 2009 at 2:13 pm

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