Trip to London ~ The National Gallery at Trafalgar Square

National Portrait Gallery London UK The National Gallery, right on Trafalgar Square, is a marvellous collection of artwork, specifically paintings, that cannot and must not be missed by anyone who is visiting London. The art museum houses Western European artwork from the 13th to the 19th century.

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Ganesha Acrylic Painting on Canvas ~ textured, metallic art

how to paint a ganesha on canvas with acrylic paints

Ganesha on canvas is probably one of my most favorite painting. I have mentioned this in my first Ganesha painting post that I wanted to collect little idols of Ganeshas and have a shelf full of them as items of home decor. And since I could not get them here in the US, I decided to paint them!     Continue reading

Dragonflies in the Night Sky

Etsy painting acrylic by An Artsy Appetite, Dragonflies in the Night Sky
My Etsy shop was in a little bit of a hiatus. But I am back! Slowly but steadily…
And this whimsical acrylic painting on canvas of ‘Dragonflies in the Night Sky’ is what I am making a comeback with! Please click here for my Etsy art shop – ‘AnArtsyAppetite’ Continue reading

Lovebirds on a Tree ~ multi canvas textured painting

Lovebirds in Colorful Tree Acrylic Canvas Painting

A multi-canvas artwork

Fall is coming to an end and we are stepping into Winter. However much I love the beauty of different seasons there’s one thing I love all year through – full trees. In my last post I mentioned on how cold it’s getting here with the rain and the wind, and all I can think about now is hot tea! While sipping on some, I embarked upon my biggest canvas painting, thus far!  Continue reading

‘Black Horse’ by Jamini Roy ~ recreated canvas painting

Black Horse by Jamini Ray ~ recreated canvas painting

‘Black Horse’ recreated by me. Orginal painting by Jamini Roy, a painter whose work reflects the folk tradition and culture of Bengal

On the occasion of the Bengali festival of Durga Puja, I want to share my rendition of an Indian artwork by a famous Bengali painter. This is ‘Black Horse’ – an acrylic painting on canvas, originally painted by Jamini Roy.  Continue reading

Colorful Baby Giraffe Acrylic Canvas Painting

Colorful Baby Giraffe Canvas Acrylic Painting ~ Childrens' room/ Baby Nursery decor

Colorful Baby Giraffe Canvas Art ~ Childrens’ room/ Baby Nursery decor

I recently announced my Etsy art shop with my Peacock Feathers Acrylic Painting.
Hearing that I was thinking of my own Etsy shop, my friend was very excited. She encouraged me to go ahead with it. She has a baby boy and she wanted a customized wall art for her baby’s nursery. And I was more than happy to do it for her. 

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Peacock Feather Canvas Art + an exciting announcement!

Peacock Feathers Original Acrylic Canvas Painting

Peacock Feathers Original Acrylic Canvas Painting

Peacock feathers and peacocks are probably one of my most favorite things to paint. So I chose this canvas acrylic painting to announce a very happy news!!
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Canvas Paintings made at Paint Nite

Painting can be most relaxing. I sort of knew this, but I better experienced it at Paint Nite. Well, what is Paint Nite? Continue reading

Monday Magenta ~ Cherry Blossoms Acrylic Painting on Canvas

Cherry Blossom Canvas Painting

It’s Spring!

I like flowers. Not to the extent that I want everything in floral patterns but in small doses, yes. But I was awestruck at the pretty-ness of Cherry Blossoms when I first saw them! I think it is the only flower design which I will not mind having on my table covers, plates, curtains, as wall photos etc. (Or maybe, that’s not such a good idea after all, I can imagine the look on AB’s face if he came home to see his house look like a cherry blossom festival. Hmm.) Anyway, moving on. Now, how did cherry blossoms turn my ‘Monday blues’ to ‘Monday magenta’? We will see..

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The Ganesha Series

Ganesha Canvas Painting Series

Sneak peek. More pictures below..

Here’s presenting my Ganesha Series, which also happens to be the first set of art I did for my home. It is close to my heart and I hope to add on to it in the future and, hopefully, when I have a ginormous wall. (Imagine how many Ganesha paintings could fit there!)

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