We all know how important it is to reduce, reuse and recycle. Sadly, there are people who still don’t hesitate a bit to throw garbage on roads, corners or any empty space they find. But Shimla-based green artist Om Prakash Sharma is someone who creatively makes use of waste material by turning it into decorative animal figurines.
There are so many people – from delivery men and postmen to bus drivers and rickshaw drivers – who burn themselves day and night to keep us operating. But often their work is taken for granted and sometimes they are even ill-treated by so called educated and dignified people around us. But have you ever thought of appreciating the work of people who do thankless...
In recent times, plants have become a major part of our home decor. Be it residential or commercial spaces – everywhere indoor plants are replacing the pocket-burning statues and other decor artifacts. But Mariana Folberg, an industrial designer who runs the San Francisco-based Mar de Fe design studio, has taken plant decor to another level with these realistic glow-in-the-dark plants.
Shubham Dogra, a self-taught artist from Jammu, has a remarkable talent for making 3D drawings that seemingly pop right off the page. Using his drawing tools, the skilled illustrator gives depth to the two-dimensional plane with meticulous shading and toning. Hence, these flat surfaces appear three-dimensional – as if the sketches have come to life.
Pencils and ballpoint pens are not mere writing instruments, if put in right hands these can also produce incredible works of art. Sunita Pandit, an artist from Siliguri, West Bengal, uses these mediums to create incredibly detailed portraits of celebrities, everyday objects and people that are close to her. Some of her artworks seem so realistic that you need to take a second look to...
You may have seen people who like to collect postage stamps. But you’ll be amazed to know that Deepa Melkote, 82-year-old homemaker, has been making beautiful artworks out of old Indian postage stamps for four decades. Using vivid stamps, she has created many intriguing art pieces including historical monuments, dancers in colourful dresses, mythological figures, and colourful birds.