Art / Offbeat
Self-taught Indian artist Midhun.R.R. from Trivandrum, Kerala creates stunning portraits using a very unusual medium – ‘hair.’ Hair is not an easy medium to work with – as it is very difficult to place it the way one desires. But this brilliant artist has developed his own form of monochromatic art that involves the use of hair as an innovative medium to create detailed illustrations.
Art / Painting
Berlin-based artist Allen Shaw was born in Bihar, India and still feels a deep connection to his roots. Using watercolours, he illustrates portraits that keep him in touch with his hometown and bring back the memories of his childhood. In his new painting collection, he has portrayed some beautiful bicycle stories from India.
Art / Design / DIY
Ganesh Chaturthi, the Hindu festival that reveres Lord Ganesha, is celebrated every year enthusiastically in various parts of India, especially in Maharashtra. This year, American multinational automaker Ford teamed with Madhvi Khaitan Pittie, who set up WorkshopQ that’s an innovative eco-product manufacturing company, to create a six-feet tall Ganesha sculpture made from over 500 kg recycled car parts – including clutch plates, disk brakes, fenders,...
Art / Design / Handicraft
Indian artist duo, Nayan Shrimali and Vaishali Chudasama, creates an intricate series of handcrafted paper cut portraits of some iconic personalities from cinema, history, as well as, mythology. Hailing from Ahmedabad, the largest city in the state of Gujarat, India, both these talented artists have been experimenting with paper cut art since last one year. The end results are absolutely pleasant and bear a close...
Artists / Music
While West knows India for its Bollywood music, but Indian music scene has seen a bloom in the past few years. Moreover, the events like NH7 Weekender and the Balcony TV initiative are supporting the budding artists and bands that have the potential to be the next big thing in India.
Art / Artists / Sketching
Bengaluru-based artist Rohan Sharad Dahotre has imagined animals in tribal avatar if they had clothes. The talented illustrator aims to raise awareness about wildlife conservation and welfare through these tribal doodles. In his fun illustration series called ‘animal doodles’, he finds pictures of various animals and birds on the internet and makes artistic drawings over their silhouette.
Photoshop is an amazing digital imaging software to edit and add various effects on photographers. But there are a few creative geniuses like Mumbai-based illustrator, photographer, and graphic designer Anil Saxena that creates surreal photo manipulations using this software. In Saxena’s images, you’ll be amazed to see juxtaposition of the ordinary with surprising twists.
Art / Offbeat
Every automotive enthusiast must have seen the Hollywood movie Transformers. In the sci-fi flick, you can see iconic cars such as Camaro, Hummer, Ferrari, etc. changing shapes and transforming into huge robots (Autobots). But have you ever wondered that if the movie was made in Bollywood what cars they would have included? Well, not sure about you but Anirudh Singh Shekhawat, a concept artist from...
Art / Artists
Valay Shende, India-based video artist and sculptor, often highlights the problems plaguing contemporary urban society through his artwork. For the 14th edition of Firenze4Ever, a charity art auction gala in Florence, he created a huge gold ‘Teddy Bear,’ which was sold for whopping 22,000 Euros. The proceeds of the auction are directed towards aiding those who are affected by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti.