Mughal elephant, 29 x 19.5cm, hand made clay paint with gold on Wasli Paper
My first traditional Indian miniature painting!
I have returned from my 3 month INTACH travel scholarship adventure in Jaipur. I was very lucky to meet Ajay and Vinita Sharma http://www.liveminiature.com/. Ajay took me on as a student. I have learnt so much; it was such a privilege to have been taught and to have worked with such knowledgeable, skilled, disciplined, patient and kind people.
Mughal Maharaja with his hookah and ladies, 27 x20.5cm, Hand made gouache with gold on Wasli Paper
Krishna and Radha, Kangra style. 15.5 x 14.5, Hand made paint with gold on Wasli Paper
Persian Poet, 24 x 18cm, Hand made gouache with gold on Wasli Paper
Collaborations with Vinita Sharma
Falling boy series, 32 x21cm, hand made paint and gold paint on Wasli Paper. Painted in Jaipur with Vinita
Hands Puja , 21x32, Gouache, wasli paper. Painted at home back in England
Falling Boy series, 32x 21cm, Hand made gouache on Wasli paper, Vinita Sharma decoration.
Large scale falling boy, 140 x 120cm, Hand made paint with gold on hand made paper, Painted and decorated by Vinita Sharma,Prabhu Ji and I.
Jump into the void, 85x 65cm, Hand made paint on hand made paper. Decorated by Vanita Sharma. I painted the face and hands.
Pichwai Bird, 29 x20cm, Hand made paint on hand made paper.
This painting is a rearrangment of the Pichwai paintig above. Deigned by me painted by Vinita Sharma
2 elephants, (A visual conversation between two elephants, cultures and artists.) The Elephant on the left was painted by Vinita and the one on the right was painted by me. 20 x 29cm. Hand made paint on wasli paper.
Vinita and Ajay in their studio
The shells and clay pots that the pigment, glue and water is mixed in.
Working on the falling boy figure.