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Friday, May 22, 2009

The Monk

I painted this today but the subject is from my archive...A photo I took on my last trip to Rishikesh.The sadhu was soaking in morning sun on the steps near the Ganges.He happily posed for me.
I wasn't doing portraits sicnce last month , so here it goes....

Water color on the Langton paper 14"X10"

16 comments:

  1. Colorful paintings of poppy and the sadhu! Enjoy London!

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  2. wow, I love the colors in this, the pink, green, etc. beautifully done.

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  3. this is the most beautiful picture you have ever done.. i feel so jealous..could you give me the photo?? i want to keep it with me along with your painting if permitted?

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  4. Just love this. His thoughtful, sweet expression, and the beautiful colors. You've also got some amazing varieties of texture in the different fabrics. wonderful work.

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  5. Beautiful portrait, so difficult in watercolour. The colours are vibrant too, great painting welldone!

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  6. Wonderful portrait, Arti. Beautiful composition and atmosphere.
    Regards

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  7. Thank you Meera and Sandy-- the green stands out quite a bit!

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  8. Thanks a lot for the compliment, Manisha...I also think that this is one of my best efforts!I will send you the pic soon:)

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  9. Thank you, Liz, I did work on textures here...only the shawl didn't turn out the way i wanted it to!

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  10. Thank you, Diana, for the generous compliment.I love your work very much!

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  11. Hello Galina..thank you for appreciating my art..its always an inspiration.

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  12. arti it is lovely as usual, potraits are your speciality. thanks for leaving your comments.

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  13. what beautiful, vivid colors!

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  14. Thank you, Poorva..I am also starting to believe that!:)

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  15. Welcome to my blog Jenny ..hope you enjoy it here.

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