Wednesday, August 27, 2014


A series of watercolors inspired by Tolstoy's vivid description of the countryside in Anna Karenina.

April 2014. Watercolor on Paper. 

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Lighthouse -- Drawing Process and Result

June-July 2012

Two years later...

Lighthouse at sea. March 2014.
Pencil on paper. 8.5" x 11"


Third painting of an ovoid. April 2014.
Watercolor on paper. 5.5" x 7.5"

Thursday, August 21, 2014


Paintings of ovoids (egg-like shapes) done from imagination.
March 2014. Watercolor on paper. 5.5" x 7.5"

Monday, August 18, 2014

Blue Jay

Painting of a bird's reflection in the water. March 2014.
Watercolor on paper.  

Thursday, August 14, 2014


Experiment with watercolors. February 2014.
Watercolor on paper. 

Bridges and Monasteries

Picking up watercolors after almost a whole year of nothing. (Oh god why)
February 2014. Watercolor on paper. 

Monday, August 11, 2014


October 2013. Pastel on paper.

Odysseus in the Land of the Cyclops

A series of pastel paintings based on Odysseus' encounter with Polyphemus. 

Odysseus and his men reach the land of the Cyclops.

Polyphemus discovers humans in his cave.

Polyphemus collapses after drinking too much wine.

Odysseus and his men escape.

November 2013. Pastel on paper.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Monday, August 4, 2014

Tea -- Drawing Process

Process of drawing Tea:

I started out by lining the general shape of the pot and slowly "bricked" in the various colors seen on its surface. The picture above is a result of the bulk of the work done on the teapot.  

Teapot complete with lid.

Some blending was done on the teapot, and I moved on to working on the cups.

First teacup after bricking with color.

Colors of the teacup are being blended; dish is being drawn in.

After finishing up the second cup, I added a background and voila! 

The result: