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India Art

800 Million pounds worth of beauty 400 years ago…

800 Million pounds worth of beauty 400 years ago…

If you were to ask just about anyone to name something in India I suspect nine times out of ten they will say the Taj Mahal. It is one of those places that pretty much everyone has heard of and most have a vague picture […]

Some of the most beautiful paintings EVER

Some of the most beautiful paintings EVER

Chitra Shala is part of the palace in Bundi and is full of turquoise, blue and gold gently disintegrating wall paintings. It is magical. There are no words really it literally took my breath away. These paintings belong to The Bundi School of painting which […]

Beautiful Bundi Palace

Beautiful Bundi Palace

Bundi Palace in Rajasthan was by far my favourite palace I visited in India. I could have stayed for a very long time just looking and absorbing the crumbling, fading, colourful aesthetic. I love that it hasn’t been messed about with (yet). There is such […]

More Drawing India

More Drawing India

Once I was home from India my head was buzzing with ideas and possibilities. I just felt like I needed to make big drawings. There is something very physical and all encompassing about working on a large scale, the simple movement and gestural mark making […]

Drawing India

Drawing India

It was such a delightful pleasure to draw as I traveled around India. Everywhere you turn there is something interesting. The shapes, colours, patterns and people all provided a wealth of material.    SaveSave

Patterns patterns everywhere

Patterns patterns everywhere

I am one for noticing the detail. Often when I come back from trips and look at my photographs a big proportion of them are of patterns, textures and marks. There are usually few people, I have a tendency to wait for people to go […]