Saturday, June 18, 2011

Oil Painting - Childhood memories

This is my first try with oil paint on canvas. Also for the first time I used actual photographs as a inspiration.This is a scene captured when I was in US. Me and 3 friends had gone to NY over a weekend (We stayed in NJ and NY was just 2 hrs away). My roomie and me wanted to ride bicycle for a long time. This was a wonderful opportunity!! It being summer, there were tulips all around.The four of us hired a bicycle each and off we started for the bike adventure in central park (for those who dont know, Central park is a biiiiig park, all the karan johar shoots are done here! remember KANK and the fountain! :)) We thought we'll cover half of it, as we had to return the bikes in 2 hr, however we missed the turn for half and ended up making a complete parikrama of the park!! We were damm tired, later we used to ride in the slope and get down from the bike during uphills!! Enjoying in between.This was one such small lake in the garden, were we got down (obviously for a photo shoot!!! ;)) There was this little kid with the elder, feeding the swan. It was a very beautiful picture in front of us, and could not stop ourselves from clicking them. Can never forget our bike adventure, it was worth every effort.

Oil painting in the making. Will post the completed version soon.


  1. The background story took me to NY, Central park (though I have not been there actually), SRK and KJ movie...nicely described!

    Regarding painting, incomplete itni achchi lag rahi hai, complete hone ke baad kya lagegi... betwn even I was not knowing this talent of yours!

    Keep going!

  2. thanks dear Karan
    you will come to know many more talents :)


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