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International Women’s Day

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Rangoli for International Women’s Day
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Mud Art and Calligraphy

Just tried my own version of Mud Art and diffused it with Marathi Calligraphy. The Word here is AAI meaning Mother.

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Mud Art and Marathi Calligraphy Diffusion

Mud Art -Lippan Art Traditional Indian Art

Mud Art

In India mostly in Gujrat and Rajastan, Mud Art is very famous art. It is an art form with Mud and Mirrors making great exhibits called as Lippan Kam or Lippan Work. Making a wish for New year I am happy to display this traditions art form from India. I have not made a lippan art exactly but its typography experiment inspired by Mud art. To all my readers and lovely people here, I wish you a very happy and creative new year 2017. Hope this year will bring more creative posts on art and design. Please enjoy the Mud Art special for the lovely people here.

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Mud Art Painting
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Mud Art Painting different view

Mud Art Paintings or Lippan Kam

Some  information about this Indian Art,

  • Mud art or lippan art is a traditional Indian Art made on the interior walls of the hut also called a Bhungas using mud and mirrors together. Also called as Chittar Kam.
  • Mud is the cheaper medium used for an art and easily available or prepared.
  • Lippan means applying a coating on the surface and hence mud is applied on the walls of hut and mirrors are used to add decoration.
  • Now a days, Plywood has replaced the inner walls of hut on which its was practised.
  • Lippan art mainly  explores different geometric patterns and motifs from traditional Indian Art and Design.
  • Kuthch region of Gujarat has many artists mainly women and they are from the Rabari community.
  • You can Learn Lippan Kam online from the D’source Digital-learning Environment for Design a great resource for design students and enthusiastic peoples. This website has good information about this traditional Indian Art.
  • It is very delicate art and requires higher concentration and carefulness.

For more to read on some of the forms of traditional Indian Art like Warli you can visit my earlier Posts on Art.

Republic Day Chalk Art

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Wish you very Happy Republic Day!

The Last Photo Poetry on Flame Photography

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Flame Photography

Photo Poetry on Flame Photography

After awesome response to Nine versions,

  • Leaf Silhouette
  • Stray Birds
  • Moon Photography
  • Sun Photography
  • Nature Photography
  • Flower Photography
  • Lightning
  • Birds Photography
  • Buildings

This week I am presenting a tenth and the last version version of Photo Poetry on Flame Photography for lovely readers and poets. Request My Lovely Poet Bloggers to try your poetry on Flame Photography. Thanks in advance and much excited about your responses!

Instructions Photo Poetry Flame Photography

Most of the contributors are aware about the instructions still new ones and old please refer the previous challenge page for instructions here.

Due to some technical constraints, I will be able to make 14 pages of flipbook only! Hence hurry up and book a place in First 12 Poetry on Buildings Photography!

Due to requests of the contributors, I will keep this open for the full week ending on Thursday (18 Aug 2016, 16:00 hrs IST). Hope you will get quality time to come up with the BEST!

How Photo Poetry on Buildings Made!

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Photo Poetry on Buildings

Happy to announce 9th Photo Poetry Flipbook on Buildings Photography! This Flipbook is now Live and readers can enjoy the same! I hope you will love it and appreciate the same by dropping a line here. I am very much Thankful to the Contributors of Buildings Photo Poetry and Lovely People in My Network!

‘Pleas click on the Cover Page to read this Photo Poetry’

Two interesting entries for poetry on Buildings Photography, Continue reading “How Photo Poetry on Buildings Made!”

How Photo Poetry on Birds Made!

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Happy to announce 8th Photo Poetry Flipbook on Birds Photography! This Flipbook is now Live and readers can enjoy the same! I hope you will love it and appreciate the same by dropping a line here. I am very much Thankful to the Contributors of Birds Photo Poetry and Lovely People in My Network!

‘Pleas click on the Cover Page to read this Photo Poetry’

Four interesting entries for poetry on Lightning Photography, Continue reading “How Photo Poetry on Birds Made!”

Announcement #8: Photo Poetry on Birds Photography

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Photo Poetry on Birds

Photo Poetry on Birds Photography

After awesome response to Seven versions,

This week I am presenting a eighth version of Photo Poetry on Birds Photography for lovely readers and poets. Request My Lovely Poet Bloggers to try your poetry on Birds Photography. Thanks in advance and much excited about your responses!

Instructions Photo Poetry Birds Photography

Most of the contributors are aware about the instructions still new ones and old please refer the previous challenge page for instructions here.

Due to some technical constraints, I will be able to make 14 pages of flipbook only! Hence hurry up and book a place in First 12 Poetry on Birds Photography!

Entries are closed Now.

Poetry on Birds Photography : Entries

Four amazing entries for poetry on Birds Photography,

  • Ravindra More, His Blog: The Daily Read
  • Aadhira, Her Blog : Ripples
  • Arti, Her Blog: Poems by Arti
  • Ismath, Her Blog: Mychoice360

Photo Poetry on Birds Photography by Ravindra

Early morning chirps all around,
Different voices & different sounds,
Flocks of pigeons touring & racing,
Moving swaying with you all astound,
Love to watch u fly high,
Gives me hope to dream & try,
Coz stopping is not an option,
And whatever, however it is we ain’t cry.

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Photo Poetry on Birds Photography by Aadhira

Freedom
The hole, my nest was safe..
The food around kept me alive..
But being holed curbed my wings..
And taught me, surviving isn’t living..
I flew out, stretching my wings..
Now, I’ve the sky to soar and a life to live!

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 Photo Poetry on Birds Photography by Arti

चिड़िया
मेरे सूने आँगन में, आकर बैठी नन्ही चिड़िया, कर रही थी शैतानी।
खाकर दाना, पीकर पानी, अब करने लगी थी वो मनमानी।।
फुदक-फुदककर चलती थी, तो सर्र से कभी उड़ जाती थी।
मैं जो गुमसुम बैठी रहूँ, तो गाकर गाना मुझे हँसाती थी।।
एक छोटी-सी चिड़िया ने चहकाया था मेरा आँगन।
एक छोटी-सी चिड़िया ने याद दिलाया था बचपन।।

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 Photo Poetry on Birds Photography by Ismath

Fly High…
Let go of the dark
Flutter your wings and fly high
Like this love pigeon

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Simple Pattern Rangoli

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Rangoli for Pooja

My entry to Cherry On Top, would love to highlight the details, that made viewing this photograph a good experience. I loved the reflections on the Samaya comming from yellow rangoli sand and orange flowers aside. You can use this simple rangoli pattern for borders around shapes like round, rectangular etc. Putting simple dots of rangoli around Samaya and using a match box stick has made it more beautiful!

How Photo Poetry on Lightning Made!

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Happy to announce seventh Photo Poetry Flipbook on Lightning Photography! This Flipbook is now Live and readers can enjoy the same! I hope you will love it and appreciate the same by dropping a line here. I am very much Thankful to the Contributors of Lightning Photo Poetry and Lovely People in My Network!

‘Pleas click on the Cover Page to read this Photo Poetry’

Five interesting entries for poetry on Lightning Photography, Continue reading “How Photo Poetry on Lightning Made!”

Announcement #7: Photo Poetry on Lightning Photography

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Photo Poetry on Lightning Photography

Photo Poetry on Lightning Photography

After awesome response to Six versions,

This week I am presenting a seventh version of Photo Poetry on Lightning Photography for lovely readers and poets. Request My Lovely Poet Bloggers to try your poetry on Lightning Photography. Thanks in advance and much excited about your responses!

Instructions Photo Poetry Lightning Photography

Most of the contributors are aware about the instructions still new ones and old please refer the previous challenge page for instructions here.

Due to some technical constraints, I will be able to make 14 pages of flipbook only! Hence hurry up and book a place in First 12 Poetry on Lightning Photography!

Entries are closed now.

Poetry on Lightning Photography : Entries

Continue reading “Announcement #7: Photo Poetry on Lightning Photography”

How Photo Poetry on Flower Made!

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Happy to announce sixth Photo Poetry Flipbook on Flower Photography! This Flipbook is now Live and readers can enjoy the same! I hope you will love it and appreciate the same by dropping a line here. I am very much Thankful to the Contributors of Flower Photo Poetry and Lovely People in My Network!

‘Pleas click on the Cover Page to read this Photo Poetry’

Six interesting entries for poetry on Flower Photography, Continue reading “How Photo Poetry on Flower Made!”

Announcement #6 : Photo Poetry on Flower Photography

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Photo Poetry on Flower Photography

Photo Poetry on Flower Photography

After awesome response to five versions,

This week I am presenting a sixth version of Photo Poetry on Flower Photography for lovely readers and poets. Request My Lovely Poet Bloggers to try your poetry on Flower Photography. Thanks in advance and much excited about your responses!

Instructions Photo Poetry Flower Photography

  • You need to play with words on the given Flower Photography
  • Your poetry must be less than six lines, strictly to follow
  • You have to submit the poetry here in comments of this post
  • Please take care of spelling mistakes to save my time
  • Timeline is 24 hours from the time, when this post is live
  • After you submit the poetry, I will convert it into Photo Poetry
  • At the end of the 24 hours, poetry flipbook will be published
  • Don’t worry! All rights of poetry will be with you only
  • Sorry for the entries violating timelines, lengths or other instructions
  • This is fun and enjoy it to the fullest!

Due to some technical constraints, I will be able to make 14 pages of flipbook only! Hence hurry up and book a place in First 12 Poetry on Flower Photography!

Entries are closed Now !

Poetry on Flower Photography Entries

Continue reading “Announcement #6 : Photo Poetry on Flower Photography”

Urban Buildings -Water Colour Painting

Look Up

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For this week’s challenge, I took a moment a moment to look up. My first entry  this week. I can visualize and hear the story between building and the tree branches with sky in between them. Amazing scene for water colour painting. Hence converted digitally to water colour painting. Interestingly the month of July is being celebrated as Water Colour Month. This water colour effect is given in Pixlr.

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Building Water Colour Painting

How Photo Poetry on Nature Made!

 

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Photo Poetry FlipBook Nature Photography

Happy to announce fifth Photo Poetry Flipbook on Nature Photography! This Flipbook is now Live and readers can enjoy the same! I hope you will love it and appreciate the same by dropping a line here. I am very much Thankful to the Contributors of Nature Photo Poetry and Lovely People in My Network!

‘Pleas click the link in the caption of Cover Page to read this Photo Poetry’

Six interesting entries for poetry on Nature Photography, Continue reading “How Photo Poetry on Nature Made!”

Announcement #5 : Photo Poetry on Nature Photography

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Photo Poetry on Nature Photography

Photo Poetry on Nature Photography

After awesome response to four versions,

This week I am presenting a fifth version of Photo Poetry on Nature Photography for lovely readers and poets. Request My Lovely Poet Bloggers to try your poetry on Nature Photography. Thanks in advance and much excited about your responses!

Instructions Photo Poetry Nature Photography

  • You need to play with words on the given Nature Photography
  • Your poetry must be less than six lines, strictly to follow
  • You have to submit the poetry here in comments of this post
  • Please take care of spelling mistakes to save my time
  • Timeline is 24 hours from the time, when this post is live
  • After you submit the poetry, I will convert it into Photo Poetry
  • At the end of the 24 hours, poetry flipbook will be published
  • Don’t worry! All rights of poetry will be with you only
  • Sorry for the entries violating timelines, lengths or other instructions
  • This is fun and enjoy it to the fullest!

Due to some technical constraints, I will be able to make 14 pages of flipbook only! Hence hurry up and book a place in First 12 Poetry on Nature Photography!

Entries are closed Now

Nature Photography Photo Poetry Entries

Continue reading “Announcement #5 : Photo Poetry on Nature Photography”

How Photo Poetry on Sun Made!

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Photo Poetry on Sun  Photography : Flipbook

Happy to announce fourth Photo Poetry Flipbook on Sun Photography! This Flipbook is now Live and readers can enjoy the same! I hope you will love it and appreciate the same by dropping a line here. I am very much Thankful to the Contributors of Sun Photo Poetry and Lovely People in My Network!

‘Pleas click the link in the caption of Cover Page to read this Photo Poetry’

Thirteen interesting entries for poetry on Sun Photography, Continue reading “How Photo Poetry on Sun Made!”

Thanks for Photo Poetry on Sun Photography

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I am grateful to all the participants and readers of Photo Poetry on Sun Photography. Thanks for the enthusiasm, likes and love for the Series of Poetry Posts during the last week. Much appreciated and awesome response to,


Please wait for few hours for Flipbook on Photo Poetry on Sun Photography. I will make that happen by today for sure! Please bear with my tight schedule! Thank you all!

Announcement : Photo Poetry on Sun Photography

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Photo Poetry on Sun Photography

Photo Poetry on Sun Photography

After awesome response to

This week I am presenting a fourth version of Photo Poetry on Sun Photography for lovely readers and poets. This is inspired by an earlier photo poetry on Moon Photography. Request My Lovely Poet Bloggers to try your poetry on Sun Photography. Thanks in advance and much excited about your responses!

Instructions Photo Poetry Sun Photography

  • You need to play with words on the given Sun Photography
  • Your poetry must be less than six lines, strictly to follow
  • You have to submit the poetry here in comments of this post
  • Please take care of spelling mistakes to save my time
  • Timeline is 24 hours from the time, when this post is live
  • After you submit the poetry, I will convert it into Photo Poetry
  • At the end of the 24 hours, poetry flipbook will be published
  • Don’t worry! All rights of poetry will be with you only
  • This is fun and enjoy it to the fullest!

Due to some technical constraints, I will be able to make 14 pages of flipbook only! Hence hurry up and book a place in First 12 Poetry on Sun Photography!

Sun Photography Photo Poetry Entries

Continue reading “Announcement : Photo Poetry on Sun Photography”

How Photo Poetry on Moon Made!

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Photo Poetry on Moon Photography : Flipbook

Happy to announce third Photo Poetry Flipbook on Moon Photography! This Flipbook is now Live and readers can enjoy the same! Sorry for a little delay. I hope you will love it and appreciate the same by dropping a line here. I am very much Thankful to the Contributors of Moon Photo Poetry and Lovely People in My Network!

‘Pleas click the link in the caption of Cover Page to read this Photo Poetry’

Thirteen interesting entries for poetry on Moon Photography, Continue reading “How Photo Poetry on Moon Made!”

Thanks for Photo Poetry on Moon!

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I am grateful to all the participants and readers of Photo Poetry on Moon Photography. Thanks for the enthusiasm, likes and love for the Series of Poetry Posts during the last week. Much appreciated and awesome response to,


I am sorry that I could not Publish the Flipbook on Photo Poetry on Moon Photography. I will make that happen by tomorrow for sure! Please bear with my tight schedule! Thank you all!

Requesting Photo Poetry on Moon Photography

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Moon Photography

Announcement Photo Poetry : Moon Photography

After awesome response to

This week I am presenting a third version of Photo Poetry for lovely readers. This is inspired by an attempt in weekly photo challenges Curve, where I have posted the above photograph of Moon. Request My Lovely Poet Bloggers to try your words on Moon Photography. Thanks in advance and much excited about your responses!

Moon Photography Photo Poetry Instructions

Continue reading “Requesting Photo Poetry on Moon Photography”

Sanskar Bharti Rangoli Designs- Curve

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Sanskar Bharti Rangoli Designs

Sanskar Bharti Rangoli Designs

India has a rich tradition of festivals and for festivals,  Rangoli Designs will be an integral part of celebrations. You can find many posts on Rangoli Designs on my blog like World’s Largest Rangoli. Making Rangoli Designs is a part Indian Culture and is being followed since many years. Basically Rangoli Designs are created using colours sand, flower petals, rice, flour etc. They are drawn on the floors, courtyards, grounds. One of the types of Rangoli is called as Sankar Bharti Rangoli. It is a the most popular in Maharashtra. On many occasions like Ganesha Festival, Diwali we create Sanskar Bharti Rangoli Designs.

How to draw Sanskar Bharti Rangoli

A very special technique is followed to draw Sanskar Bharti Rangoli Designs. It is drawn using either three or five fingers to create beautiful patterns and Curves. Sanskar Bharti Rangoli Design with five fingers is called as ‘Paach Boti’ meaning (Five Fingers).It has unique style to draw borders, circles, curves and patterns. You can search for many VDOs on Sanskar Bharti Designs for detailed procedures.

Photo Poetry Flipbook- Stray Birds

How Photo Poetry Made!

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Stray Birds Photo Poetry Flipbook (Click to Read)

Readers can also read these interesting Photo Poetry on Stray Birds. I am very much Thankful to the Contributors of Silhouette Leaf and Lovely People in My Network!

Poetry Flipbook contains Five interesting poems on Stray Birds, Continue reading “Photo Poetry Flipbook- Stray Birds”

Requesting Photo Poetry on Stray Birds

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Stray Birds Photo Poetry and Poetry Flipbook

Photo Poetry Announcement

After awesome response to Photo Poetry on Leaf Silhouette and Photo Poetry Flipbook, I am presenting a second version of Photo Poetry for lovely readers. This is inspired by an attempt in weekly photo challenges Half Light, where I have posted Poetry by Rabindranath Tagore. Request My Lovely Poet Bloggers to try your words on this image of Stray Birds. Thanks in advance and excited about your responses!

Photo Poetry Instructions

Continue reading “Requesting Photo Poetry on Stray Birds”

Photo Poetry Flipbook- Leaf Silhouette

How Photo Poetry Made!

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Photo Poetry  Leaf Silhouette Leaf (For Flip book Click Here)

It was a dull afternoon, a though came in my mind to make a photo poetry, never did that before. I remembered Lovely People In My Network! Most of them are poet, why cant I challenge them to make a poetry on my Photos! And the FOTOPOETRY Began! First version on Leaf Silhouette is presented here. To read complete Poetry Flipbook click the link below the image.

Readers can also read these interesting poetry on Leaf Silhouette. I am very much Thankful to the Contributors of Silhouette Leaf and Lovely People in My Network!

I am sure that you must have loved the idea of presenting this poems in Poetry FlipBook

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

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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”

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”

Need to Know about the Most Beautiful Word-Mother

Chalk-Art-Mothers-Day

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

Continue reading “How to Make Designs Visually Powerful Learn From Massimo Vignelli”

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”

Need to Know How to Get Wonderful Abstract Photos

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Abstract Photo: Playing With Shutter Speed

Definition of Abstract Photography

Abstract Photography is not hard to job but getting good abstract is not an easy job! As the word abstract is, the definition of abstract photography is also not having the exact definition. But for the definition, it is a photography which does not represent the subject in a literal way. And is communicated primarily through shape, form, colour, pattern, texture and curves rather than image detail.

Already defining abstract photography, now we will see some ways to get wonderful abstract photos by simple techniques.

How to do Abstract Photography

Continue reading “Need to Know How to Get Wonderful Abstract Photos”

Kolam: Computing and Cosmology -2

Part-II: Connecting Kolam (Rangoli) and Spirituality by Beloo Mehra

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CONTINUED FROM PART 1 History of Kolam Creating paintings on a natural surface has a really ancient history in India, as evidenced by the Bhimbetka frescoes that are at least 15, 000 years o…

Source: Kolam:Computing and Cosmology within Indian Art (by Shivoham) – Part 2

Kolam: Computing and Cosmology 1

Part-I: Connecting Kolam (Rangoli) and Spirituality by Beloo Mehra

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An attempt, a drawing half-done is the world’s life; Its lines doubt their concealed significance, Its curves join not their high intended close. Yet some first image of greatness trem…

Source: Kolam: Computing and Cosmology within Indian Art (by Shivoham) – Part 1

Kids -Creativity Future Together

Future Looking at Future Creativity! Get Inspired! Four of the photographs were from the workshops conducted for exploring creativity among the kids. Arts like Clay Modelling, Drawing and Painting, Rangoli Making were explored during Ganesh Festival last year. I am sure they are the furture Artists.

Kids Creativity – Future Artist

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Future Looking at Future Creativity! Get Inspired!

Kids Creativity Drawing – Future

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Future Looking at Future Creativity! Get Inspired!

This post has been selected as top post on Indiblogger, Thank you all for making this Top!


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Kids Creativity Rangoli – Future

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Future Looking at Future Creativity! Get Inspired!

Kids Creativity with Clay – Future

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Future Looking at Future Creativity! Get Inspired!

Save Water Rangoli- May be a New World Record!

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New World Record: Save Water Rangoli Jalgaon (Source: Sakal)

Save Water Rangoli

Students are drawing biggest Rangoli for social message through Rangoli. Last week it was College of Engineering Pune (COEP) students made a largest Social Message Rangoli on different subjects and attempted a World Record! On April 10, 2016, Irrigation Department, Jain Irrigation Systems, Neer Foundation and YIN Sakal collaboratively made a Rangoli to give the social message through Save Water Rangoli. The words say ‘Jal Hai To Kal Hai’ meaning, If there is water there is Future! This may break the record of COEP Rangoli attempted just a week before. This may be now a new Guinness World Record for the category World’s Largest Floating Image/ Rangoli Pattern. Some of the key information on this historical event,

Theme: Save Water Rangoli

Organizations Involved in this Social Rangoli: Collaboratively-Irrigation Department, Jain Irrigation Systems, Neer Foundation and YIN Sakal

Participants in this Social Rangoli: About 750 Students

Time taken for Save Water Rangoli: 40 minutes only

Area Covered by Biggest Rangoli: 28, 000 square metre

Venue of the Biggest Rangoli: Jalgaon, Maharashtra

Beti Bachao Rangoli Social Message through World record

Beti Bachao Rangoli

This is in continuation with COEP’s World’s Largest Rangoli , I thought I should mention the efforts of other people in these attempts of making world record and spreading awareness about the social issues through art. Social Message Rangoli ‘Save the Girl Child’ along with the logo of Beti Bachao Campaiagn was on display at Singrauli.

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Beti Bachao Rangoli- World’s Second Largest Rangoli at Singrauli (Source: Golden Book of World Records)

On April 14, 2013, Collector of Singrauli district in Madhya Pradesh Mr. Manickam Selvendranand and Tejinder Sing from Sheela Foundation Singrauli made history with the Guinness World Record for the category of  World’s Largest Floating Image Rangoli Pattern. This was not only for making the record but to pass on the social message ‘Save the Girl Child’. Some of the key information on this record,

Theme of Social Message Rangoli: Save the Girl Child, Beti Bachao Campaign Logo

Who were the Participants: Students (About 1500)

Time taken: 02 hours

Venue: Northern Coalfields Limited Stadium, Jhingurdah at Singrauli

Area Covered by Rangoli: 22, 863 square metre

Rangoli used: 50,000 kg

Other Records Made: Golden Book of World Records, India Book of Records

Great Efforts by the TEAM!

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Singrauli District Admins at World’s Second Largest Rangoli (Source: Guinness World Records)

World’s Largest Rangoli

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World Record Rangoli is in Pune (Source: Pune News)

On April 2, 2016, College of Engineering, Pune (COEP) attempted Guinness World Record the category World’s Largest Floating Image/ Rangoli Pattern. They called it as Prajyot. Some of the key information on this historical event,

Theme: Peace and Harmony

Participants: COEP students, staff, NGOs (More than 1200)

Guidance and training: Abhinav Kala Bharti

Time taken: 02 hours

Area Covered by Rangoli: 28, 000 square metre

Venue: COEP College Ground, Pune

Approximate Budget: About Rs. 10, 00, 000/-

Congratulations to the TEAM for this!

She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not

Remember the game you played as a teenager? He/she loves me, he/she loves me not.  Well, it seems to me that in some ways we don’t really outgrow the silly game. In our not-so-p…

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Five Poems of Tagore and Photography

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Stray Birds

Stray birds of summer come to my window
to sing and fly away.
And yellow leaves of autumn,
which have no songs,
flutter and fall there with a sigh.

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National Anthem of India

Jana Gana Mana Adhinaayak Jaya Hey,
Bhaarat Bhaagya Vidhaataa
Panjaab Sindhu Gujarat Maraatha,
Draavid Utkal Banga
Vindhya Himaachal Yamuna Ganga,
Uchchhal Jaladhi Taranga
Tav Shubh Naamey Jaagey,
Tav Shubh Aashish Maange
Gaahey Tav Jayagaathaa
Jana Gana Mangal Daayak,
Jaya Hey Bhaarat Bhaagya Vidhaataa
Jaya Hey, Jaya Hey, Jaya Hey,
Jaya Jaya Jaya, Jaya Hey

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Endless Time

Time is endless in thy hands, my lord.
There is none to count thy minutes.

Days and nights pass and ages bloom and fade like flowers.
Thou knowest how to wait.

Thy centuries follow each other perfecting a small wild flower.

We have no time to lose,
and having no time we must scramble for a chance.
We are too poor to be late.

And thus it is that time goes by
while I give it to every querulous man who claims it,
and thine altar is empty of all offerings to the last.

At the end of the day I hasten in fear lest thy gate be shut;
but I find that yet there is time.

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Chain of Pearls

Mother, I shall weave a chain of pearls for thy neck
with my tears of sorrow.

The stars have wrought their anklets of light to deck thy feet,
but mine will hang upon thy breast.

Wealth and fame come from thee
and it is for thee to give or to withhold them.
But this my sorrow is absolutely mine own,
and when I bring it to thee as my offering
thou rewardest me with thy grace.

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Baby’s World Photo Poetry

Baby’s World

I wish I could take a quiet corner in the heart of my baby’s very
own world.
I know it has stars that talk to him, and a sky that stoops
down to his face to amuse him with its silly clouds and rainbows.
Those who make believe to be dumb, and look as if they never
could move, come creeping to his window with their stories and with
trays crowded with bright toys.
I wish I could travel by the road that crosses baby’s mind,
and out beyond all bounds;
Where messengers run errands for no cause between the kingdoms
of kings of no history;
Where Reason makes kites of her laws and flies them, the Truth
sets Fact free from its fetters.

Baby’s World – Poetry by Rabindranath Tagore

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Baby’s World By Tagore

Baby’s World

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Jan Gan Man – Rabindranath Tagore


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Half-Light, Posting another poem by Rabindranath Tagore and that is National Anthem of India Jana-Gana-Mana. This Rangoli is made on the eve of Independence Day 2015. The words above represent Vande Mataram meaning Salute to Motherland. Vande Mataram is also a national song of India written Continue reading “Jan Gan Man – Rabindranath Tagore”

Dance – Rangoli in Spirals

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Dance to the tunes of Spirals! Rangoli to welcome of Dindi from Sant Tukaram Palakhi.

One Love Together

One Love for the Indian Traditional Art- Rangoli, One Love Tribal art Warli and One Love for Hand Lettering Devnagari (Marathi). Lovely week of photo challenge! Thanks for likes! Photographs for this one love are from the first birthday of my lovely daughter Venu.

One Love Rangoli of Flowers

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Flower Rangoli

One Love for the Indian Traditional Art- Rangoli. This is from the 19 different types of Rangoli gifted by my sister to my daughter, Venu on her first birthday. Will post these different types of Rangoli some day. This gift has flower Rangoli, flour Rangoli, wood Rangoli, Rangoli on Water, Rangoli below Water, Rangoli from Bangles and many more. My sister really enjoyed making all of these Rangoli.

One Love Rangoli of Lamps

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Rangoli From Lamps

One Love for the Indian Traditional Art- Rangoli. This is from the 19 different types of Rangoli gifted by my sister to my daughter, Venu on her first birthday. Will post these different types of Rangoli some day. This gift has flower Rangoli, flour Rangoli, wood Rangoli, Rangoli on Water, Rangoli below Water, Rangoli from Bangles and many more. My sister really enjoyed making all of these Rangoli.

 

One Love Warli Art

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Warli Art- Creative Backdrop For Birthday 

One Love from the Indian Tribal Art- Warli. This has been demonstrated by Adivasi since ages. Noe it is quite popular and emerged as one of the forms of art. Artists like Jivya Mashe (Written about him in separate post: Jivya Mashe-Indian Warli Art) really took this art form of Warli to the world and at next level through his many national and international exhibitions. We tried this on 6 feet x 18 feet white clothe for a backdrop during the first birthday of my daughter Venu. Dung is applied on the clothe and then by using white colours the composition is illustrated. Me and my brother enjoyed while making this! This interesting method of preparing Warli is explained on D’source, IIT Bombay Website.

Harmony All Together

Harmony photographs mostly fromSant Dnyaneshwar Maharaj Palakhi Sohala and JagatGuru Tukaram Maharaj Palakhi Rath, Pune. Also featured Workshop on How to Make Ganesha From Clay for kids.

Harmony – Clay Ganesha

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Harmony coming from different tiny hands of kids to make ONE Ganesha. One of the shots from Workshop on “How to Make Ganesha From Clay” in the Ganesha Festival 2015.

R. I. P. Martin Crowe

Martin Crowe

Low Poly Art dedicated to cricket great and fighter of the life, Martin Crowe!

Different States of Mind

State of Mind – Different photographs different states of mind. Immense power of Mind. Sometimes sentimental, slippery like water gel beads! Sometimes enlightened, depicted by Dhwaj- Flag on the Temple! Sometimes ignited like a torch! Very few times disciplined, struggling for everyday! And sometimes creative like a Child. Asking for the Childhood back! In Marathi there is song Lahanpan Dega Deva- God, Please take me back in Childhood!

 

State of Mind – Sentiments

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State of Mind – Sentimental, slippery like water gel beads!

Hand Lettering – Happy Birthday – Chalk Art

Seasons of Birthdays this February on 15, 17 and 19! We tried to create chalk art on every birthday. We had three birthdays in 3rd week of February! My Wife on 15 Feb, My Father on 17 Feb and My Daughter on 19 Feb! Celebrations Coming Soon!

Happy Birthday – Hand Lettering – Chalk Art

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Seasons of Birthdays this February on 19 and Celebrations on 20 Feb! More on Celebration- Coming Soon!

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Seasons of Birthdays this February on 19!

Seasons – Happy Birthday – Hand Lettering – Chalk Art.

Happy Birthday Pitaji 2016

Seasons of Birthdays this February on 17!

Seasons – Happy Birthday – Hand Lettering – Chalk Art

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Jivya Soma Mashe -Indian Warli Art

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Warli Painting by Jiya Soma Mashe (Source: Wikipedia)

Jivya Soma Mashe

Jivya Soma Mashe is the face of Indian tribal art called Warli. He took this form of art made during the rituals of adivasi to the higher level and spread all over the World. His exhibitions were held in France, Germany, Italy and USA. Jivya Soma Mashe has also joint exhibition with Richard Long- Famous English Sculptor and Land Artist. Jivya Soma Mashe, a legendary Warli artist received Padma Shree for his contribution to this form of art in 2011.

Tried to connect with this great artist with following online presence of his works,

  1. Jiya Mashe’s Blogs: JIVYA SOMA MASHEThe legendary artist of the Warli tribe 
  2. Blog on Indian Warli Art, Website for compiled Warli Art
  3. Joint Exhibition with Nek Chand Saini
  4. Richard Long and Jivya Soma Mashe An Encouter in India, 2003
  5. Wikipedia Page of Jivya Soma Mashe
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Jiya Soma Mashe and Richard Long (Source: long-mashe.blogspot.in)

Life Imitates Art – All Imitations

Imitations in Mudra from the past, almost 10 years back! Got the folded hands from PAST! Memories of joyful journey with the kids from Workshop on “How to Make Ganesha From Clay” in the Ganesha Festival 2015. Illustrations for  ‘Mi Mauli’ from Dindi 2013. That is how  Life Imitates Art!

For other photography projects visit Photolia.

Life Imitates Art – Mi Mauli 2

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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 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. As varkari is called as Mauli (Mother), the project is titled as ‘Mi (I) Mauli’. One of the works is posted for this week’s Life Imitates Art.

For other photography projects visit Photolia.

More to enjoy in this series,

Life Imitates Art – Mi Mauli 1

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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 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. As varkari is called as Mauli (Mother), the project is titled as ‘Mi (I) Mauli’. One of the works is posted for this week’s Life Imitates Art.

For other photography projects visit Photolia.

More to enjoy in this series,

Life Imitates Art – Mi Mauli

Life and ART Photography Dindi Palkhai Pune

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 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. As varkari is called as Mauli (Mother), the project is titled as ‘Mi (I) Mauli’. One of the works is posted for this week’s Life Imitates Art.

For other photography projects visit Photolia.

More to enjoy in this series,

Life Imitates Art – Clay Ganesha

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Life Imitates Art. Some preparation and hands on clay before the Workshop on “How to Make Ganesha From Clay” in the Ganesha Festival 2015. It was for kids and joyful time!

Good artists copy, great artists steal – Pablo Picasso

Life Imitates Art – Mudra

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Life Imitates Art. Thanks to this challenge which forced me to look in the past to get this photo! This was taken on the first day of 2007. Other interesting photography in Photolia.

FIORI DI COMO – Glass ART

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Fiori di Como by Chihuly

Source: Chihuly Studio

What is Fiori di Como

Fiori di Como installed in 1998 at Bellagio Resort, Las Vegas. The great art work by  Dale Chihuly, an American glass sculptor. His installations and art works are created by manual blown glass. Fiori Di Como is a ceiling sculpture of 2,000 hand-blown glass blossoms by Dale Chihuly that hangs in the Resort’s lobby! It covers about 2000 square feet of ceiling. We can imagine the volume of the work and number of people involved in making such a beautiful installation. Actual installation can experienced in a VDO on Fiori di Como on You tube.

Chihuly’s other artworks and installations can be found at his website and in a VDO there. We can visit the Chihuly Workshop, a place for experimentation, studio editions and publishing his artworks. Get some art and designs inspiration from Chihuly.

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Dale Chihuly Glass Artist (Source: Chihuly Studio)

PS: This post is inspired by the Post from my new friend on her blog Instareads. Thanks to her for introducing me such great personality! 

Thanks for Last Week

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Wonderful last week and looking forward for many weeks ahead. Thanks to all my friends.

Vibrant – Warmth

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Tulsi Vivah in the festival of Diwali. The lamps and Rangoli around it depicting warmth and vibrancy. In this week’s challenge Vibrant, trying to post few colours! Similar stuff can be found in my entries for Weekly Photo Challenges, hope that you will enjoy and add your valuable comments.

Vibrant – Ganesha

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Clay idols of Ganesha created by kids during the Workshop on “How to Make Ganesha From Clay” in the Ganesha Festival 2015. The colours and art work by Small ones surely adding the vibrancy to the shot! Vibrant, trying to post few colours! Similar stuff can be found in my entries for Weekly Photo Challenges, hope that you will enjoy and add your valuable comments.

Five Inspirations from Stories of Ganesha

I have written this as Guest post on “A Writing Life for Me” a blog of Cindy E. Owens who is a poet, children’s writer, conjurer of short stories, and eclectic essay writer.

Stories of Ganesha

Lord of beginnings-Start Writing First

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Shree By R. K. Joshi

God of beginnings, Ganesha is worshiped at the start of every activity we initiate. Hence, Ganesha is also called as Prathamesh (Pratham-First and Ish-God), God of Firsts. On the beginning pages we write ‘Shree’, at the start, to honour the God of Beginnings.

It inspires us to start new things by beginning the worship to God. Any blogger has to take an action to make a blog first. Start writing first, then write, and keep on writing. Action is the only first step.

Ganesha- Broken Tusk-Dedication

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Ganesha and Vyasa

I would like to share a story about Ganesha and His dedication to writing. Ganesha was a scribe for Mahabharata – Longest Epic of the World. He accepted Vyasa’s request for this task on a condition that Vyasa has to recite without a pause. Vyasa, the brilliant sage, also put a condition, Ganesha needed to write with understanding, every shloka (verse line). During the narration, Ganesha used to take some time in understanding difficult shlokas. Vyasa effectively used that time to compose next shlokas. At some point in time, while writing, the quill Ganesha had, got broken. He kept his promise by breaking his tusk and using it as quill. This was dedication of Lord Ganesha towards an assignment of writing.

Every blogger has this dedication to every post, every page they write. Again we need to write and write only with pure devotion.

Ganesha- Large Ears and Small Mouth – Speak less listen more

Large Ears and Small Mouth

There are various philosophical concepts attributed to each body part of Ganesha. His large ears and small mouth signify about speak less and listen more.

Every blogger has to spend more time in listening comments and reviews. They must spend little time in talking. By doing this, one can utilize his/her energy for doing more creative work, efficiently and effectively.

Ganesha-Obstacles remover-Remove Inner Obstacles

Ganesha is always having the rat in control. The rat symbolizes the distractions that trouble us. They will always pop up daily and time to time, we need to learn take a control of these.

Every blogger has to keep close watch on our distractions. One must try to keep control on these distractions.

Ganesha- Wisdom and knowledge-Increase your knowledge

Ganesha is also worshiped as Lord of Wisdom and Knowledge.

This inspires us to explore, and expand, the knowledge about the subject on which we are writing. The more knowledge and wisdom you have, the more readers will get attracted towards the contents of the blog. The well written post is the outcome of knowledge only. It may not be by an accident.

Hope every blogger will get inspired by this Panch-sutri, five things. May Lord Ganesha bless all the devotees!

Ganapti Bappa Moraya! Manal Moorti Moraya!

Padma awards for Design

Need to be thought on what A BALASUBRAMANIAM has said. I strongly support the point he has made in this post!

Design thoughts

Today’s list of Padma awards are out and there is no designer, still, in the list. I blogged about this, last year as well. The government finds it fit to recognise Ajay Devgn’s work as worthy of an award but not any of the design stalwarts, who used design to bring about long-lasting changes in society and the profession. To provoke a discussion on the subject, I present here, my list of Padma awards, deserving for design. This is of course, only the beginning. There may many more that I may have missed.

H Kumar Vyas, Design Educator, Ahmedabad kumarvyasH Kumar Vyas deserves a Padma award for pioneering Design education in this country and giving a distinct Indian touch to the curriculum that was launched at NID, when the design programmes began. He continues to influence and contribute to design education, through his books and research.

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Alphabet – Hand Lettering – Together

Fourth Week of New Year celebrated with Hand Lettering! Wonderful opportunity to showcase some hand lettering art here. Posted few works using chalk on the wall, Rangoli Designs, Pen on Paper through out the week. The Alphabets all together will give a visual treat with chalks, Rangoli and a Quote. For more projects on Hand Lettering visit the portfolio page.  Also find some interesting photos in my entries to weekly photo challenges.

Alphabet – Hand Lettering – Quote

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The last day of this week’s challenge which gave me a wonderful opportunity to showcase some hand lettering art here. Posted few works using chalk on the wall, Rangoli Designs through out the week. The last entry for Alphabet which is the inspiring quote in Hindi Lettering. The lines say, “Work is Difficult hence worth Doing, Otherwise ordinary works are done by All”. For more projects on Hand Lettering visit the portfolio page.  Also find some interesting photos in my entries to weekly photo challenges.

Second Anniversary

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Alphabet – Hand Lettering – Rangoli

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This post as a part of this week’s challenge and also wonderful opportunity to showcase some hand lettering art and Rangoli here. Posted some Rangoli designs  before and can be seen in weekly photo challenges. For more projects on Hand Lettering visit the portfolio page. The fourth entry for Alphabet which is the lettering in a Rangoli to welcome Dindi 2015. The letters here say, “Mind will not go anywhere after seeing your feet”. We always make the events more colourful with Rangoli.

Alphabet – Hand Lettering – Happy Birthday

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This week there is again wonderful opportunity to showcase some hand lettering art here. Posting few works using chalk on the wall. For more projects on Hand Lettering visit the portfolio page. The third entry for Alphabet which is the lettering way to celebrate birthday of my nephew. The art has combo of Devnagari (Marathi) and English script. We always celebrate the events with chalk art to express our emotions. Find more stuff on weekly photo challenges.

 

Alphabet – Hand Lettering Diwali

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This week there is again wonderful opportunity to showcase some hand lettering art here. Posting few works using chalk on the wall. For more projects on Hand Lettering visit the portfolio page. The second entry for Alphabet which is from Diwali the festival of lamps in India. The meaning of the lines is “I welcome Diwali to my Home”. Find more stuff on weekly photo challenges.

Alphabet – Hand Lettering

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This week there is again wonderful opportunity to showcase some hand lettering art here. Posting few works using chalk on the wall. For more projects on Hand Lettering visit the portfolio page. The first entry for Alphabet. Find more stuff on weekly photo challenges.

Callipatterns

 

Calligraphy Dnyaneshwar Muley.jpgBasics Strokes of Devnagari Calligraphy creating beautiful patterns called CalliPatterns. All the strokes are transformed in a round shape to indicate unity. Though not tried here, some other basic shapes like rectangle, square will also create beauty. Some more transformations can be viewed at CalliPatterns.

Masthead of Newspapers in Australia

A nameplate of publication is a designed title as it appears on the front page or cover. The term nameplate is mainly used in America. It is also called as Masthead in the United Kingdom and many other Commonwealth nations. For the visual treat of the users just adding mastheads of some top ranked Australian Newspapers.

Herald Sun

Herald Sun Masthead

The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph Masthead

The Courier-Mail

The courier mail Masthead

The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald Masthead Continue reading “Masthead of Newspapers in Australia”

Circle-Never Ending

 

Warmth of the Sun poured on the Earth, light from the sun makes daily objects visible, we can grow shelters from the blessings of God Sun, Creatures need sunlight to live on this beautiful planet. Welcome every ray of light on the Earth with beautiful Rangoli! And importantly its infinite- never ending, like a Circle.

Masthead of Newspapers in India

A nameplate of publication is a designed title as it appears on the front page or cover. The term name plate is mainly used in America. It is also called as Masthead in the United Kingdom and many other Commonwealth nations. For the visual treat of the users just adding mastheads of Some top ranked Indian Newspapers.

Dainik Bhaskar

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Dainik Jagran

Dainik Jagran Masthead

The Times of India

Times of India Masthead

Hindustan

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Malayala Manorama

Malyalam Manorama Masthead

Amar Ujala

Amar Ujala Masthead

Eenadu

Eenadu Masthead

Rajasthan Patrika

Rajastan Patrika Masthead

Daily Thanthi

Daily Thanthi masthead

Mathrubhumi

Mathrubhumi Masthead

Lokmat

Lokmat Masthead

Sakal

Sakal Masthead

The Hindu

The Hindu Masthead

Dinakaran

Dinakaran Masthead

Sakshi

Sakshi Masthead

Hindustan Times

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Patrika

Patrika Masthead

Anandabazar Patrika

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Punjab Kesari

Punjab Kesri Masthead

Dinamalar

Dinamalar Masthead

Circle-Salute

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Circle here for patriotic Rangoli on the eve of 15 August, Independence Day of India. Made in 2015. Similar stuff can be found in my entries for Weekly Photo Challenges, hope that you will enjoy and add your valuable comments.

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Young At Heart

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Its natural to grow by age. Hence its natural to loose youngster in you. But some beautiful things like hobby, passion, memories keep you Young At Heart. Its art lover who will be always young at heart irrespective of its age. Art can be music, dance, acting, painting, sketching, designing anything which explores creativity in you!

Its my personal experience that followings some form art will keep you younger physically and mentally! I follow calligraphy, Hand lettering almost regularly and it helps to explore my creativity and inner talent. Allowing your imagination, ideas generation enhance creative skills that you have. Creativity is not function of age. Hence its always young keeping you younger and younger. So always try to explore your creative side!

More or less art of any type like cooking, will always give you a satisfaction. There are no wrong answers, no fear to fail its always pleasing to you! There is always freedom to express, there are no rules. All these wonderful features of any art make you more younger and beautiful too!

Franz Kafka’s quote justifies what do you need to stay young at heart!

“Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old”

Now – A Moment

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The Moment in a present is Now. This is from the event when, We made a rangoli to welcome Dindi this year. Similar stuff can be found in my entries for Weekly Photo Challenges, hope that you will enjoy and add your valuable comments.

Eye Spy-Inversion

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My Entry for Eye Spy. Similar stuff can be found in my entries for Weekly Photo Challenges, hope that you will enjoy and add your valuable comments.

TypoDay-2016 Logo Design

The results of Typoday 2016 logo design competition are announced and winning entry is from Sukanta Paul, Pearl Academy, Delhi.

All other entries of runner up can be found at Typoday Website. It is the best fest for the typographers, beginners of typography and calligraphy. This year is ninth version of the event and it is being hosted by Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, Bengaluru. You can block your dates, 25th to 27th February 2016. It is in collaboration with the Industrial Design Centre (IDC), Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) with support from India Design Association (InDeAs) and Aksharaya. You can visit the website for more information on Typoday.

You can browse here for some more resources on Logo Design.

Eye Spy-Spot me

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My first one to enter Eye Spy. Similar stuff can be found in my entries for Weekly Photo Challenges, hope that you will enjoy and add your valuable comments.

Transition-24 Hours

How Life goes through 24 hours a day and experiences light shades..

Sun Rises and We will draw nice Rangoli in front of the house. When we visit to the temple in the evening will experience different shades of life. While the Moon reflecting white light back on the Earth, We are in a deep slip. And once again the Sun Rises the next day….How it happens is a Transition.

Similar stuff can be found in my entries for Weekly Photo Challenges, hope that you will enjoy and add your valuable comments.

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Similar posts and my work on hand lettering can be found here.

Hand Lettering Hindi

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The hand lettering excercise tries on paper with ink and then trace in photoshop. This agao=in printed on paper. It always inspire me as I pulled it from my father’s design. It says: It worth doing the task which is difficult otherwise, ordinary tasks are done by all. There may be many quotes like this but it inspires me more. I am sure you will find The Artist’s Eye in this.

Similar posts and my work on hand lettering can be found here.

Hand Lettering APJ Abdul Kalam

Tribute to Great Indian APJ Abdul Kalam!! Similar posts and my work on hand lettering can be found here.

R K Laxman- A Common man-To laugh and make others laugh

 

Remembering R K Laxman

 

Today is 94th Birth anniversary of R K Laxman full name, Rasipuram Krishnaswami Iyer Laxman oh!! Simply R K Laxman. An Indian cartoonist, illustrator, and humorist, R K Laxman  who created common man in 1951. Google pays tribute to R K Laxman by today’s Google Doodle on RK Laxman

His great work is compiled by his daughter in law Usha Laxman and granddaughter Rimanika Laxman. The website is online now, you can have a look at this online storyboard.

Great artist, who had Bal Thackeray as a fellow cartoonist, once said about his common man, “He’s been with me throughout my career. I did not find him. He found me… I would say he symbolises the mute millions of India, or perhaps the whole world, a silent spectator of marching time.”

 

Moods of a Common Man

 

You can like ‘Tribute to Legendary Cartoonist’ on Tumblr

Sarah Hyndman – Get inspired

From the reader section I came across the work of Sarah Hyndman- a Graphic Designer, expert in multisensory typography. Amazing work !!

Sarah Hyndman

Readers can have look at,

  1. Her website Compiling of her projects, talks, interviews, books etc.
  2. Type Testing Experiential type studio founded by Sarah Hyndman
  3. With Relish Founder & Creative Director of a company since 2003
  4. Professional Profile of Sarah Hyndman on social website LinkedIn
  5. Olympic Logo A Day the most interesting project undertook by her

Sarah Hyndman – Get inspired

Different Forms of Art

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Different Forms of Art.

Focus on Ebru, paper marbling

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

Lets celebrate the Christmas from Kashmir to Kanyakumari. Common India! Show the togetherness this Christmas! A lots of wishes on Merry Christmas to all !!!

Typoday 2015

Typography Day 2015 also called as TypoDay 2015 is approaching faster. Version 8 is scheduled from March 7 to March 9, 2015 at the Industrial Design Centre IDC, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay IIT Bombay with support from India Design Association InDeAs and Aksharaya.

This is the India’s biggest fest for typography professionals, students and enthusiasts 

Some Winning entries of the poster design competition for Typoday 2015.

Lets Vote and Make the Change

Lets Vote and Make the Change, Indian Elections 2014Lets Vote and Make the Change, Indian Elections 2014

Vote to Make the Change

Inspiration for voters to come forward to make the change.

Meant for Assembly Elections India in 2014. Have a look at Inforgrapgh for dates of the elections.

You can also have glimpse on this artist’s poster on Behance “Make The Change”

Language Panel on Notes

10 rupeesWas just curious about how many languages are there on Indian notes. Here is some information extracted from RBI website for ten rupees note.

There are fifteen Indian languages on almost all notes, excluding English and Hindi. This clearly indicates how India is rich in culture and heritage. These are only official languages but there are many more languages exist in India since last centuries. The language panel of Indian Currency also depicts the ‘Unity in Diversity’. Following table shows how a rupee is written in different languages and pronounced in Marathi. Added small drop of knowledge by sharing this information.

Written  Pronunciation  Languages
টকা टोका आसामीज
টাকা टका बंगाली
રૂપિયો गुजराती  रूपियो
روپے रोपिह काश्मिरी
रुपया रुपया कोंकणी
രൂപ रूपा मलयालम
रुपया रुपया मराठी
रुपैयाँ रुपैयाँ नेपाली
ଟଙ୍କା टंका ओरिया
ਰੁਪਈਆ रुपिया पंजाबी
रूप्यकम् रूप्यकम् संस्कृत
ரூபாய் रुपाई तमिळ
రూపాయి रुपाई तेलुगु
روپے रुपय उर्दू

 

DZine

zine (an abbreviation of fanzine, or magazine) is the most commonly a small circulation self-published work of original or appropriated texts and images usually reproduced via photocopier. Seen some exciting zines!

DIY Guides and Other Zines are available for Download.

Barnard Zine Collection compiles various genres of Zines.

Different Forms of Art

Last night seen the Ebru VDO on YouTube which lead to inspiration for compilation of information on different forms of Art with different combinations of colors and substrates. I know that there may be many webpages compiling the information, but I want to visit different sources of information and compile then briefly. Through this it will be comprehensive information and good collection of the different forms. This will be continuous activity to post here on different forms of ART.

The readers are requested to suggest, comment and provide additional info.

Will start with Ebru as it ignited the mind.

Ebru also called as paper marbling.

Digital Collection of Marbled Paper mainly from Europe, at University of Washington. Some of the collections on fantasy marbled papers in digital collection in the library.

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Free book on Paper Marbling all the tips and tricks of years marbling paper, Download.

Classification of Ebru in Turkey

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Suminagashi is Japanese art making from marbled papers.

You can browse some Resources and DIY online.

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