Wearing Colored Lenses : Workshop Results

Wearing Colored Lenses : Workshop Results

MY INSPIRATION Standing on Dastur Meher road in Pune, staring at a giant star hanging in the middle of the street, my hands automatically reached for a bright orange sheet of paper. I just felt like that colour was needed and a white paper wouldn’t allow me to capture the festivity I was seeing. This was the first time I had used Colored paper to sketch and the floodgates had opened. I was very excited about the possibilities that were open to me and I worked on figuring out how to use colour to enhance the scenes I was capturing....

Ganesh Festival at Kasba Peth

Ganesh Festival at Kasba Peth

Early Sunday morning , the pouring rain almost put an end to my sketching till I found shelter under a makeshift stall of a flower seller opposite Kasba Peth Ganapati’s Mandap. This is the third year in a row Urban sketchers Pune have been invited to share their sketches of the event. The rain was no deterrent to the hordes of devotees who queued up patiently for a view of the Kasba Peth Ganapati idol. They all removed their footwear at the side before entering for a Darshan . Even in the thronging crowds an arm outstretched for a selfie...

Good Luck Irani Style

Good Luck Irani Style

Good Luck restaurant Estd. 1935 in Deccan area of Pune, India, is a popular Irani cafe. Sunday morning there was an unending queue for breakfast and I believe it is the same everyday of the week. Waiting for a table I got so immersed in sketching that I hardly noticed how many people in the line behind me just skipped past me and went ahead to find their seats. The notices by the management became the focal point of my sketches. FINDING A TABLE Here one is not assigned a table but only a chair so one can sit anywhere...

Wearing Colored Lenses – Urban Sketching Workshop

Wearing Colored Lenses – Urban Sketching Workshop

Ever thought of using colored paper to make your sketches pop? Learn how to use coloured  paper to create unique on location sketches with suitable colour harmonies using mixed media. This workshop is designed to raise one’s confidence in using any colour paper for your sketches. Learning goals 1. How to compose a sketch on location using patterns on coloured paper. 2. How to create a focal point using varied mediums and textures 3. How to use a suitable colour harmony in relation to the colour of the paper 4. How to introduce light and luminosity and contrasts to make...