I am an art student appreciating, learning, and exploring the world of fine arts. Based out of Cupertino, California, I consider myself a compulsive artist constantly drawing inspiration from nature and translating it with my own brush strokes on the canvas.
Over the years, my curiosity and my habit of constant experimentation have transformed me into inspecting things closely to appreciate visual aesthetics and more importantly observing things from two different lenses; abstractly and with a detailed look. The abstraction technique helped me in deliberately ignoring details to build comprehension of complex ideas quickly, whereas a gradual detailed look helped me in unearthing layers and building a deeper knowledge of those ideas.
My initial artworks were reproductions of other artists but as I began focussing on discovering and refining my own original art style, I employed abstraction to build concepts using vibrant colors and patterns. I gravitated toward abstract paintings and impressionism to convey symbolic meanings with much lesser details. Later I added detailing technique with multiple layers as a natural evolution to my technique and now the subjects of my paintings have morphed from abstracts and silhouettes to real-life artifacts and lush landscapes with finer brush strokes.
Kristen Visbal's "Fearless Girl" installation art at Wall Street has touched me on many levels with its bold and evocative message. It has inspired me to recreate it as my red and black themed rendition of “The Dare of a Braveheart” with acrylics on canvas. It is an expression of courage and fearlessness of a girl standing, daring, and fighting an intimidating world.
I am fascinated by Rajasthani architecture, artwork, and its vibrant color palette. I painted a Baori (Stepwell) as my tribute to one of the architectural masterpieces of the princely but arid Indian state of Rajasthan. Baoris were constructed for conserving rainwater to provide relief during hot summer months. These structures have intricate symmetrical steps pleasing to the eyes and dark emerald water oozing calm and coolness. Our modern world can certainly admire the aesthetics and also take inspiration from it to solve the water crisis.
One of my favorite early artwork (sold) is All You Need is Love which my dad and I did together to create this unique concept, sketched and painted it together. Do appreciate and comment on it if you get the concept. Hint: Your iPhone camera can be quite handy :)