Monday, December 31, 2018
Sunday, December 30, 2018
The ubiquitous little chirpy thing, the house sparrow has become a rare sight these days. Thanks to all the fast urbanization and factors like cell phone towers, lack of trees and greenery, more concrete, widespread use of pesticides and many others, sparrows are fast becoming extinct. I miss them so much.
Medium- Soft pastels on A5 pastel paper
Sunday, December 23, 2018
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Tried Derwent Pastel Pencils today. This is a pastel portrait of Maya Angelou, the great American writer and reformer. pastel pencils are far more easier than bar pastels for these provide much control and neatness.
Medium- Pastel pencils on Brustro 160 gsm A5 pastel paper. This paper is not smooth but is slightly dotted in texture which I think, is not very easy to work upon.
Her poem 'Still I Rise' is one of my favorite poems. Read more about Maya Angelou@ Wiki