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

Accent Showpieces for Home Interiors ~ The Turquoise Buddha

The Turquoise Buddha was one of our purchases from this stand alone, expansive, pottery store (where I spent 4 whole hours) and I have not seen anything even remotely similar to this anywhere else, so far. Read on if you want to know more about it.  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

‘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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‘Be the Light’ ~ The Starlight Blogger Award!

Starlight Blogger AwardDo what you love doing and keep at it. I truly believe in this and am happy and humbled when my blogging community and audience recognizes it and appreciates the effort. 
This Award is “to honor those individuals who are considered “The light emanating from the stars, “ the bloggers that brings daily light into your soul with their creativity, the blogs you love to read, listen and visit!”  Continue reading

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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DIY Painted Chair as a Plant Stand ~ From Drab to Fab!

DIY Painted Chair as Plant Stand How To.

How to turn a drab old furniture into something new? This is an old chair, painted and used as a plant stand.

My love for plants, planters and my patio makes me do these things. And I enjoy every bit of it. My last DIY post focused on reusing and recycling, you can see it here. So here’s a slightly different tutorial post.
I wanted a luscious big money plant or Epipremnum aureum for my patio. They just look so green and full of life with the beautifully shaped leaves. But for this, I needed a plant stand.
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DIY Painted Planters ~ Color Blocking

DIY Painted Planters: Summer Color Blocking

The Colorful Foursome

Let me introduce my famous foursome. These are my fashion-forward planters. Continue reading

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