Monograms and Mandala Art

Mandala - A geometric configuration of symbols which represent the cosmos metaphysically or symbolically; a time-microcosm of the universe, but it originally meant to represent wholeness and a model for the organizational structure of life itself. Monogram - a motif of interwoven letters, typically a person's initials, used to identify a personal possession or as … Continue reading Monograms and Mandala Art

Keep Calm and Read – An Ideal Reading Spot

As I drew the armchair of the sketch, my first thoughts about it were the comfort taht I'd get from sitting on the chair and the number of books that would surround me as I sit there, sipping a cup of hot chocolate. It kind of reminded me of the corner nook that you could … Continue reading Keep Calm and Read – An Ideal Reading Spot

Color gradients in a Flower Festival

As I sketched this, my mind started to waver to the different color gradients that a flower could possess. And the next thing that I had also pondered about was the way florists arranged these flowers in a flower festival. The flowers are usually arranged in a particular design, or put together in a float … Continue reading Color gradients in a Flower Festival

Lord Shiva (In Terms of Mythology and Hinduism)

Siva is known to be one of the most important Gods in the Hindu pantheon and along with Brahma and Vishnu, is considered a member of the holy trinity (trimurti) of Hinduism. As a  complex character, he may represent goodness, benevolence and serve as the Protector but he also has a darker side as the … Continue reading Lord Shiva (In Terms of Mythology and Hinduism)