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May 2016

Olympic Mascot -Rio 2016

Olympic Mascot

 

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Olympic Mascot Rio 2016 (Source: rio2016.com)

Olympic Mascot was born out of the explosion of joy that happened when announcement of Rio for hosting 2016 event came on 2 October 2009. Olympic Mascot is made from the mixture different animals in Brazil. Combining the agility of cats, Continue reading “Olympic Mascot -Rio 2016”

Pandharpur Yatra- Spare

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Horses for Pulling ‘Rath’

Spare is the most difficult photo challenge for me. Having try on this! This is also a photograph from Pandharpur Yatra. The Dummy chariot is pulled by these many horses, mainly dummy and spare. Palkhi Rath is pulled by Oxes in Real in Pandharpur Wari or Yatra.

Know About Rio Olympic Pictograms

What are Olympic Pictograms

Graphic icons facilitating the visual identification of each sport and are a Games tradition. Their designs comprise universally recognized elements, while expressing the culture of the host city at the same time. Rio 2016 font stroke used for making these Olympic Pictograms.

How many Olympic Pictograms in Rio 2016

In 2016, each Olympic and Paralympic sport will be represented by a unique Pictogram for the first time. The Rio Games have Continue reading “Know About Rio Olympic Pictograms”

Rio Olympics Countdown

Olympics-History

Summing Jubilant Pandharpur Yatra

Jubilant simply expressing happiness as they are being part of Pandharpur Yatra. You can refer my previous posts on Pandharpur Yatra. All they are walking the path of Spiritual Journey chanting the name of God and happiness on the faces.

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Happy being Part of Spiritual Journey: Pandharpur Yatra

Warkari says, I am also a part of walking the Spiritual Journey along with a million. Jubilant simply expressing happiness as they are being part of Pandharpur Yatra. You can refer my previous posts on Pandharpur Yatra. Chanting the name of God and Saints bring happiness on the faces.

History of Olympics : Olympic Medals

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Olympic Medals in London Olympics 2012 (Source: Olympic.org)

Facts about Olympic Medals

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Happiness is here!

This varkari is having rest after walking a distance of half a day. Looking at his face I found he is not at all tired, but Jubilant simply expressing happiness of being part of Pandharpur Yatra. You can refer my previous posts on Pandharpur Yatra. All they are walking the path of Spiritual Journey chanting the name of God and Saints and happiness on their faces.

History of Olympics : Olympic Torch

Know about Olympic Torch

Unique feature of Olympic games is the Olympic torch and its relay from the Greece to the venue of the Olympics. The torch is created newly for each edition of the Olympic game. It has lighting ceremony and relay crossing different continents.

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Rio Olympic Torch (Source: rio2016.com)

Lighting of Olympic Torch

The flame is lit in Olympia, Greece in the memory of ancient Olympic games few months before the actual event date. This year it was lit on 24 April 2016. This ceremony of the lighting is  worth watching and you can see VDOs on you tube. Interesting fact about lighting is, torch is only lit by sunlight. Parabolic reflector is used to concentrate sun rays to lit the Olympic Torch.

Olympic Torch Relay

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Jubilant-Palkhi Pandharpur Wari

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Warkari-Expressing Happiness

This varkari is playing Tutari- a wind instrument, a sort of horn. Jubilant simply expressing happiness as they are being part of Pandharpur Yatra. You can refer my previous posts on Pandharpur Yatra. All they are walking the path of Spiritual Journey chanting the name of God and Saints and happiness on the faces.

Lovely People I want More!

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I am very glad to take this opportunity after every two weeks since last month, of being grateful to all readers of Zero Creativity Learnings. Last notification by WordPress Continue reading “Lovely People I want More!”

Infograph Hockey- India at Olympics

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India at Olympics : Hockey

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Indian team officially participated in 1928 Olympic games at Amsterdam. This was the first time Indian Hockey team participated in their first Olympic hockey event with 14 Men squad. Captain Jaipal Singh and the team fetched first Olympic gold medal. This was the beginning of Golden Era of Indian Hockey. Continue reading “Infograph Hockey- India at Olympics”

Jubilant-Dindi Warkari

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Happy to be Part of Spiritual Journey

Jubilant simply expressing happiness as they are being part of Pandharpur Yatra. You can refer my previous posts on Pandharpur Yatra. All they are walking the path of Spiritual Journey chanting the name of God and happiness on the faces.

Need to Know Olympic Creed

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Olympic Creed

The important thing in life is not the triumph, but the fight; the essential thing is not to have won, but to have fought well.”

History of Olympic Creed

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Need to Know Olympic Motto

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Olympic Motto

The Olympic motto is made up of three Latin words :

Citius – Altius – Fortius.

Faster – Higher – Stronger.

Olympic Motto : Who Said It!

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Pandharpur Yatra : Spiritual Journey

Faces captured in Dindi, pilgrimage to Pandharpur (Lord Vishnu Temple), followed by millions of Varkari (a pilgrim) is a unique aspect of culture in Maharashtra. These Varkaris from all over Maharashtra participates in Dindi every year. They walk, sing, dance and live this festival for about 22 days with full of life. This spiritual happiness creates the environment full of serenity. Serene expressions caught in the camera in 2013 are illustrated as assuming myself in the frame. You can also visit the self initiated project on these illustrations- Mi Mauli

More in this series,

Need to Know Olympic Rings Meaning

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Olympic Rings Meaning

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Palkhi Sohala : Varakri

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Palkhi Sohala: Warkari Faces

Faces captured in Dindi, pilgrimage to Pandharpur (Lord Vishnu Temple), followed by millions of Varkari (a pilgrim) is a unique aspect of culture in Maharashtra. These Varkaris from all over Maharashtra participates in Dindi every year. Continue reading “Palkhi Sohala : Varakri”

India at the Olympics : Indian Hockey

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Golden Era of Indian Hockey

During 1928-1956 India have won successive 6 Gold Medals, all they are coming from Field Hockey.  Indian Hockey team won two Gold Medals in 1964 and 1980 version of Summer Olympics. In 1960 India got Silver Medal in Hockey and in 1968, 1972, bronze medals. In total 26 medals in the history of the Olympic games, 11 Medals have come from a single sports and that is Field Hockey. After 1980, India could not score any medal in Hockey.

 

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Indian Hockey Team at 1936 Olympics (Source: Wikipedia)

Palkhi Festival: Varkari Faces

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Faces of India: Palkhi Festival

Faces captured in Pandharpur Dindi. Devotees walk down to Pandharpur to reach on Ashadi Ekadashi. Briefed about about Dindi in my earlier post- Pandharpur Yatra. These expressions caught in the camera in 2013, are illustrated as a part of self initiated project. If you have interest in these illustrations, you can visit the project Mi Mauli.

More in this series, Continue reading “Palkhi Festival: Varkari Faces”

History of Olympics

Olympics Countdown

Rio Olympics 2016 has 79 days left! Counting down from 79, lets make some interesting posts about Olympics. This series will showcase interesting stories, facts, moments, design information about the Olympics. Hope this will be more joyful reading than other regular features like Classic Logos of India

Pandharpur Dindi: Varkari Faces

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Faces from Wari Pandharpur

Faces captured in Pandharpur Dindi. Briefed about about Dindi in my earlier post- Pandharpur Yatra. The above photograph from Pandharpur Wari is from some of my photographs selected in the Photography Exhibition organised by Sakal (Top Daily in Maharashtra). These expressions caught in the camera in 2013, are illustrated as a part of self initiated project. If you have interest in these illustrations, you can visit the project Mi Mauli.

More in this series, Continue reading “Pandharpur Dindi: Varkari Faces”

Pandharpur Wari: Varkari Faces

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Pandharpur Yatra

Faces captured in Dindi. To read more about Dindi, please visit my post Pandharpur Yatra. Expressions are caught in the camera in 2013 and illustrated as assuming myself in the frame. If you have interest in these illustrations, you can visit the project Mi Mauli.

More in this series, Continue reading “Pandharpur Wari: Varkari Faces”

Pandharpur Yatra: Varkari Faces

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Pandharpur Yatra (Pilgrimage)

Faces captured in Dindi, pilgrimage to Pandharpur (Lord Vishnu Temple), followed by millions of Varkari (a pilgrim) is a unique aspect of culture in Maharashtra. These Varkaris from all over Maharashtra participates in Dindi every year. They walk, sing, dance and live this festival for about 22 days with full of life. This spiritual happiness creates the environment full of serenity. Serene expressions caught in the camera in 2013 are illustrated as assuming myself in the frame. You can also visit the self initiated project on these illustrations- Mi Mauli

More in this series, Continue reading “Pandharpur Yatra: Varkari Faces”

Good news : Hat-Trick!

Happy to announce that, after selection of Chalk Art for Mother’s Day as a top post on Indiblogger on 08th May 2016, I have a good news for my ‘Lovely People in the Network’. Its been hat-trick! The posts on Indiblogger on 12, 13, 14 May have been rated as top post! I am really thankful to Indibloggers, Lovely People in the Network who loved and promoted the post in a small time of few hours.

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Photographs Selected

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Self-studying Design and Other Things — Lost Civilizations

Reblogging

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After graduating from college almost two years ago (damn it, I feel so old), I made a personal vow to never stop learning. I enrolled myself in an Intro to Finance class in Coursera (from design to finance – go figure), and I made it through the end, except for one little thing: the Final Exam […]

via Self-studying Design and Other Things — Lost Civilizations

6 Easy Online Tools to Make Beautiful Photo Quotes

This week I tried to post something new and interesting about ‘How to Design Our Own Photo Quotes Easily’. In the last few posts, I have explained briefly about the free online easy tools with some examples of Photo Quotes. Today I would love to summerise the work of the whole week. If few photos on Nature Photography has touched you, please feel free to visit my photography portfolio Photolia.

Free Online Tools to Make Picture Quotes Online

  • Font Meme : A resource for fonts & typography. We can use thier text  generator.
  • Canva : A complete package of graphic design for web and print also.
  • Pixteller: For any image design it can be easily used.
  • Recite: Just type the quote and get the final design from 25+ templates.
  • Behappy: Offers very basic typographic design but you can sell your quotes here.
  • Pikiz: Also a complete package for graphic design, similar to canva.

I will recommend to try out all of these and choose the most easy to use.

Famous Quotes about Nature: Earth

The Earth Laughs in Flowers

The Earth has Music for those Who Listen

The Earth does not belong to Us, We belong to Earth

The Earth provides enough for every man’s need, but not every man’s greed

The Poetry of the Earth is Never Dead

Original Photo Before adding Quote about Earth

Photos After adding Quotes about Earth

If any body would like to share the work please reply in the comment. Thanks for making this week more beautiful like the quotes and photos.

Further to refer in this series,

 

How to Make Your Own Photo Quotes Easily Online

Last day of the learning ‘How to Design Our Own Photo Quotes Easily’. In last few posts, I have explained briefly about the free online resource, some examples of Photo Quotes. Today I would love to add few more online tools for making photo quote. Adding some more beautiful examples to this week’s Photo Challenge. Photographs are taken from my photography portfolio Photolia.

Original Photo Before adding Quote about Earth

The photo chosen from nature photography is converted into beautiful photo quote by using Pixteller. Again this is also free to use online tool. Added to the list of tools online like Canva, Font Meme. Further tools for making Picture Quotes Online easily, can be visited and tried out. The exhaustive list of these tools can be viewed here.

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Nature Photography : Flowers

Photos After adding Quotes about Earth

Continue reading “How to Make Your Own Photo Quotes Easily Online”

How to Create Own Photo Quotes Using CANVA

This week I got a chance of learning ‘How to Design Our Own Photo Quotes Easily’. In last few posts, I have explained briefly about the free online resource, some examples of Photo Quotes. Today I would love to add one more online tool for making photo quote. Adding some more examples this week’s Photo Challenge. Photographs are taken from my photography portfolio Photolia.

Original Photo Before adding Quote about Earth

The photo chosen is converted into beautiful photo quote by using Canva and Font MemeFont Meme. These both tools are free to use online. I am thankful to Sonia and Prakash Hegade for mentioning about these tools for quote design.

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Photos After adding Quotes about Earth

Continue reading “How to Create Own Photo Quotes Using CANVA”

How to Create Your Own Photo Quotes Easily

Adding some more examples in Earth, this week’s Photo Challenge. Photographs taken from my photography portfolio Photolia, are converted into beautiful photo quotes.The quote chosen is, ‘The Earth does not belong to Us, We belong to Earth’

Original Photo Before adding Quote about Earth

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Insect Photography

Photos After adding Quotes about Earth

Continue reading “How to Create Your Own Photo Quotes Easily”

Lovely People in My Network!

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I am very glad to take this opportunity of being grateful to all readers of Zero Creativity Learnings and that too within 15 days of time. Last notification by WordPress was on 27 Continue reading “Lovely People in My Network!”

How to Design Your Own Beautiful Quotes

With an objective to add something interesting in Earth, this week’s Photo Challenge. Trying to post some of the photographs from my photography portfolio Photolia.  These Photos are converted into beautiful quotes. We will explore some of the online resources for type treatments and you will get these wonderful quotes. Hope lovely people will love these too! Quote used is, ‘The Earth has Music for those Who Listen’

Original Photo Before adding Quote about Earth

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Nature Photography: Sunset

Photos After adding Quotes about Earth

Continue reading “How to Design Your Own Beautiful Quotes”

Good news of the Morning!

Indian Bloggers

Happy to announce that, Chalk Art for Mother’s Day has been selected as top post on Indiblogger. I am really thankful to Indibloggers, lovely people in the network who loved and promoted the post in a small time of few hours.

This chalk art features the most beautiful word “Mother” written in Marathi or Hindi (Devnagari), German, Spanish, Dutch, English, Japanese, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Punjabi scripts. Thanks all of you for encouragement and growing my reach day by day. I am also thankful to Indibloggers who promoted this post in small time.

For further interesting hand lettering art projects, please visit Hand Lettering Portfolio.

How to Get Beautiful Quotes from Your Own Photo

Let’s add something interesting in Earth, this week’s Photo Challenge. Trying to post some of the photographs from my photography portfolio Photolia.  These Photos are converted into beautiful quotes. Today I have used a quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson, ‘The Earth Laughs in Flowers’. We will explore some of the online resources for type treatments and you will get these wonderful quotes. Hope lovely people will love these too!

Original Photo Before adding Quote about Earth

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Nature Photography: Flower

Photos After adding Quotes about Earth

Continue reading “How to Get Beautiful Quotes from Your Own Photo”

Need to Know about the Most Beautiful Word-Mother

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Wish All Mothers a Very Happy Mother’s Day! Tried chalk art on the occasion of the day! This chalk art contains Marathi, Hindi (Devnagari), German, Spanish, Dutch, English, Japanese, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Punjabi scripts used to write the most beautiful word in the World.

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How to Make Designs Visually Powerful Learn From Massimo Vignelli

Post Card Project: Massimo Vignelli Who Believed, Design is One

Thanksgiving letters addressed to legendary designers for continuing source of inspiration for every designer including me. Have shared my learning inspired from their work. The medium used is Indian Post Card costing ₹ 0.5 only. The project has hand drawn illustrations digitised and printed at home on Post Cards. More read about the project:  Project Post Card on Behance.

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Post Card: A Letter Written to Massimo Vignelli

Letter to Mr. Massimo Vignelli

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Memories of R K Laxman on World Cartoonists Day

 

Remembering R K Laxman

 

May 5, is celebrated as World Cartoonists Day in the memory of publishing of the first ever colour cartoon, The Yellow Kid in 1895. On his 94th Birth anniversary posted about website showcasing R K Laxman’s cartoons and books. A great salute to an Indian cartoonist,  Illustrator, and humorist, R K Laxman  who created common man in 1951. Google had also paid tribute to R K Laxman a Google Doodle on R K Laxman.  Interested can read more about the post on R K Laxman.

How to know the source of all great ideas: Paul Rand

Post Card Project: Paul Rand – one of the originators of the Swiss Style of graphic design

Thanksgiving letters addressed to legendary designers for continuing source of inspiration for every designer including me. Have shared my learning inspired from their work. The medium used is Indian Post Card costing ₹ 0.5 only. The project has hand drawn illustrations digitised and printed at home on Post Cards. More read about the project:  Project Post Card on Behance.

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Post Card: A Letter Written to Paul Rand

Letter to Mr. Paul Rand

Continue reading “How to know the source of all great ideas: Paul Rand”

Mother and Child- A Photograph

Indian Bloggers

Happy to announce that, Photo posted in Future- Weekly Photo Challenge has been selected as top post on Indiblogger. I am really thankful to WordPress for having Weekly Photo Challenges because this is the main source of my lovely people in the network, interaction with them!

I think, this was due to the graceful expressions captured in the photograph and title of being Mother and Child. Thanks all of you for encouragement and growing my reach day by day. I am also thankful to Indibloggers who promoted this post in small time.

For further interesting photography, you can visit my photography portfolio Photolia.

16 Reasons Why Feeling Proud Of Sanskrit

Sunday Reblog under Category, From Friends

Sunday Sanskrit Mahima

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Sanskrit is reminiscent of India’s rich heritage – the same heritage most of us have forgotten about. Today, most of us re-visit the language only when we want to get a Sanskrit shloka tattoo…

Source: 16 Reasons Sanskrit Is An Asset We Should All Be Proud Of

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