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

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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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

Meet Ms Melony

Watermelon Painted Planter

A summer-cooler planter, Melony 🙂

Summer is here. Temperatures are soaring. (I hear on Monday it will be 90 F).The sun seems to be shining right on top of our heads already. But then it IS summer! Summer means no school, more fun and lots of activities. (yes yes, swimming pool, I am coming!) But before I tell you what inspired me to make this design for my first succulent planter, parents take note. Fret not thinking “What am I going to do all of summer?! No school, no camp, kids at home!!” This could be one of the activities you could engage them with. 🙂

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My first painted planter

Painted Plant Pot

My very first painted plant pot. This is how it looks from indoor.

As I have mentioned in ‘About Me’ I like painting. But I have not mentioned my love for gardening.I have been gardening and self-learning the do’s and don’ts for three years now and have accumulated quite a few terracotta and clay planters. This spring I decided our patio needs a makeover. And I wanted to achieve that by indulging in what I am obsessed with now – painting terracotta planters or pots.

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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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