Category Archives: Painting

Detachment and Love?

Oh this divine drama of detachment that prevents people from loving wholly so they avoid being hurt.  How can one love in bits & pieces? What is this cautious love? A love so feared is no love at all. It … Continue reading

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A Seasoned Wanderer <3

A Seasoned Wanderer. Can use more time but I’m running short of it right now! Time taken 90 min (Approx.)

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The Magnificents

The best thing about keeping your mind open to imagination and living creatively would be that even  the dreams become more magical! Dreamt about oceans last night, woke up to illustrate a rough in 30-45min painting.

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Brushing up digital skills

Title : Drowning   Title: The Mountain Man ©Akanksha SJ 2016

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Nature and Renewal

Early this month, on a painting trip, I sat at the Ghats of River ganga for hours, soaking my feet in the cold running water, listening to the sound of water gushing so sublimely and intently. It made me feel … Continue reading

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Broadbill ❤️

Another one from the day. Today was about family, monsoon rains and painting birds! 😊   

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Hummingbird  ❤️

I’ve learned most things in my life by observing others. There’s no one teacher, person or institution that I can owe up to, everyone I have observed has been a teacher.  As a child I always loved to draw. And … Continue reading

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