Miniature Artist – Sohan Singh Billawria

Miniature Paintings in India are a product of the Mughal rule and have a Persian influence. With the coming of the Mughals, the Persian miniature painters also came and settled. The various biographies and chronicles of the Monarchs required illustrations and narration of events. So an atelier was set up during Akbar’s reign and Indian…

My date with Art Enamel – an Exhibition 2016.

Enamel is the marriage of powdered glass and metal with the blessings of fire. The metal can be steel, copper, silver, or gold. The colors are powdered glass and when fired to 800 degrees centigrade they fuse with the metal. The process of firing is repeated many times to get the right effect. Stunning effects…

Passion turns profession with Crazy Palette by Rishma Lath

I have known Rishma since she was a child. Her inherent talent, her keenness to always learn new techniques, dedication, and discipline are what have always impressed me. Her passion for art continues and her venture ‘Crazy Palette’ is very aptly named. Her color and art palette are very strong and show in her enterprise….

Rogan Art -a reviving Art Form

Last Year,  I participated in the festival of lights by Dastkar. My stall was right next to a rare craft form called ROGAN ART. The young craftist, all of 22 years old, had come all the way from Kutch at the invitation of the organizers. Talking to him I decided to do a small interview…