Tag Archives: Fabric painting

Ideart: The Making Of A Superhero-Nagraj

Actually, this should have been my first superhero-on-tee project for the boy. I had after all, heard of Nagraj, the popular snakeman character of Raj Comics. But the boy’s first … Continue reading

March 24, 2011 · 1 Comment

Ideart: Doga-Born In Blood

This is another of those posts I’ve been meaning to get around to for a good while. I painted this for the boy right after the success of Sabu. While … Continue reading

March 7, 2011 · 1 Comment

Ideart: Desert Dancers

Take one white shirt. Pick up a paint brush and the remains of earlier painting projects. Grab an old comic book of the Amar Chitra Katha persuasion. Copy a ubiquitous … Continue reading

January 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

Ideart: Mere Paas WOGMA Hain!

Another Ideart opportunity and my marketing mind tells me this should be called co-branding. 🙂 At the Mood Indigo-BlogCamp Dec 2010 that happened over the weekend, I had a chance … Continue reading

December 22, 2010 · Leave a comment

Ideart: Sabu-Jupiter Jwala

Another edition of Ideart! It is most delightful to be able to gift something that you’ve put a little piece of yourself into. The boy is at the slightly flummoxed … Continue reading

December 17, 2010 · Leave a comment

Ideart: Kolam

Kolam is a household art form practised in South India. It is not the same as the North Indian rangoli which is more of a festive occasion icon. Kolams are … Continue reading

September 20, 2010 · 1 Comment

Ideart: Native American in India

This piece began at the height of my ambition as a fabric-painter. It was one of the few ones where I actively went looking for the garment and bought it … Continue reading

September 9, 2010 · Leave a comment

Ideart: Retro Shirt And Kolam

I was grumbling the other day to Samir (who must think I’m an awful crank since I’m always subjecting him to my grumpiness). The issue was that I couldn’t bring … Continue reading

May 7, 2010 · Leave a comment

Ideart: Good Karma, Bad Medicine

A few days earlier I had a thought. The words Good karma, bad medicine just formed themselves in my head. I can’t quite explain the thought. It was one of … Continue reading

March 5, 2010 · Leave a comment

Ideart: Rose Garden

This is part of my series on fabric painting (after Peacock and Kathakali). But this was actually painted much earlier than those two. I had this terrycot shirt checked orange … Continue reading

January 19, 2010 · Leave a comment

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