Wednesday, February 20, 2013


Pastel on  Sennelier La Carte  8" X 10"
My previous still-life got me thinking in terms of tools. I went down to our workshop in the basement looking for some interesting tools to paint. These are certainly my favorite, and I will be using them this weekend to paint my daughter's room! So, I guess,  I will have to take a break from painting still-lifes to paint the walls!! :)

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Painting with oils

Pastel on Canson Mi-Teintes Touch 8" X 10"

Oils were my favorite medium when I painted in childhood. Later, for many years I didn't find much time for painting. It's only for few years now that I have managed to paint regularly. These days I work mostly with pastels, and keep thinking that some day I will get back to my oils. Today's still-life is to that thought ..

Friday, February 8, 2013

A few of my favorite things

Pastel on La Carte paper 5" X 7"
As I continue with my studies on transparencies, what could be better than some bright and glossy nail polish! Of course,  when it comes to make-up, my favorite lipstick also had to find a place in it.  

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Glass of wine

Pastel on La Carte paper 5" X 7"
After painting juice and milk, it was time for some wine! Somehow getting the drawing of the glass right took me more time than I thought. I could do with a glass of wine afterwards.

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Isha's breakfast!

Pastel on La Carte paper 5" X 7"
This is my daughter Isha's daily breakfast. Everyday she has an egg and a glass of milk before going to school. Day in and day out she is happy to have the same thing. For me though, it turned out to be an interesting subject for a still-life.