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October 4: Remembering Rembrandt, the Dutch artist who created over 80 self-portraits

In today's #TBT, we recall the artist who represented the epitome of the Dutch Golden Age, Rembrandt. The interplay of light and shadow in his painting is one of the many features of his work  

Published on 4th October 2021
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This school teacher in Srikakulam is taking his drawings to turn the school into an artwork

A portion of the walls outside the building has covered with paintings of plantation, save water, Swatch Bharat and COVID-19 precautions

Published on 18th September 2021
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#ThrowbackToday: To ascertain the identity of Mona Lisa, experts extracted DNA from a tomb!

Yes, this happened. In today's #TBT, we tell you about the time when a tomb was opened to confirm that the lady in the painting Mona Lisa was indeed Lisa Gherardini del Giocondo

Published on 10th August 2021
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Seven artworks from Chitkara University, Punjab will be on display during the Tokyo Olympics. Here's why it matters

Out of 52 paintings selected for a virtual show at the Tokyo Olympics Memorial Gallery, these seven from Chitkara University are putting out an important message of global solidarity

Published on 27th July 2021
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Paiadaka Lyngdoh is ensuring empty beer bottles don't end up in the trash, by turning them into quirky, fun pieces of art  

 Paiadaka Lyngdoh has painted 300 beer bottles in more than a year. She calls her paintings abstract as she paints them however she wants

Published on 9th June 2021
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This 27-year-old is making some unique mandalas and zentangles by adding comic characters to it 

In just one and a half year time, Shikhi Bhat has created paintings of many mandalas and zetangles and converted them into merchandise so that people can buy them

Published on 28th April 2021
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Why this artist from Kumbakonam is giving a colourful and artistic spin to drab doors

KR Santhana Krishnan has been painting doors for a while now. We find out what inspires him to experiment with this unique canvas

Published on 31st March 2021
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How Aninda Dey balances a day job while doing some killer charcoal paintings

Aninda Dey, a self-taught artist has created some unique charcoal paintings and exhibited them at Bengaluru's famous art exhibition, Chitra Santhe. He tells us why he chooses to paint using charcoal

Published on 10th February 2021
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On her marquage: How this artist is sprucing up old handbags and shoes with her vivid artwork

Shirin Watwani is a Chennai-based marquage artist who is painting on clothing and accessories to give them an arty makeover

Published on 10th February 2021
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Indian women and the 'beats' within: Why you'll love Aditi Maithreya's Insta lockdown project

Aditi Maithreya utilised the lockdown to create awareness about women instrumental artists on Instagram by painting them on cork coasters

Published on 22nd October 2020
Posterised paintings by Swaroop and Taniya (Pic: Instagram)

These twin sisters from Nagpur are making some beautiful posterised paintings. Check them out NOW!

From conducting live classes for beginners to starting their own Instagram page lets__st_art, these sisters are creating some of the best  posterised paintings out there

Published on 21st September 2020
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Sketch. Laugh. Think. Repeat: Inside the seriously awesome sketches of Nikkita M

If you love cartoons and paintings, then you will definitely love Nikkita M's artwork. She is an illustrator and a former student of famous cartoonist Rahnu. Check out her work right awaySketch

Published on 13th September 2020
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Kerala's Autism Club has the perfect Onam Gift for kids

The students have created a total of 50 GIFs that show different aspects of Onam and the parents have made two music videos entirely using the GIFs and paintings created by these autistic children

Published on 2nd September 2020
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Study suggests how educators can improve children's cognitive abilities through art

Children's paintings also serve as crucial artefacts of their perceptions, as they contain the sum of what children see as "essential"

Published on 19th July 2020
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Want to help a poor family in Chennai buy groceries? Buy a painting from Maisha Studio

Artist and art educator Aishwarya Manivannan and her students have kickstarted the sale of paintings that they've made along with a few underprivileged children

Published on 4th July 2020

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