Posts by samia

Girl With Guitalele

o say I have missed printmaking would be an understatement. All for the analog, all for the hands; the mind following the body rather than the body hosting the mind. I am in the search of the tactile. Something sad happens to us when we become phone tapping zombies, eyes glazing over as our backs…

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Surfing

Marley has cancer and is being treated with Cannabis oil to good results Backwaters by night “High tide or low tide, I’ll be by your side…” Stability must look something like this. “Just the way it changes like the shoreline and the sea..” Thinking of Bob Marley, Leonard Cohen and all the poets of love…

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Tango day one

via GIPHY via GIPHY Tango: Day One or the last five years, FIVE WHOLE YEARS I have been thinking deeply about a dance class – specifically a Tango class and where I would find one and how I could go about finding one. As life continued, like it does, this question in my heart has…

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Illustrated Reportage

Recently I was asked to come and attend the The Economist India Summit and create an illustration that would give a gist of the talks that were held. Standard Chartered and the Economist wanted to be able to gift a souvenir to the speakers at the conference. I’ve always been fond of sketching people and…

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Web design

any many many many corrections and versions later does a website see the light of day. It’s unlike anything else I’ve made. There is only the computer (mostly) and the screen. Things you thought looked alright yesterday don’t look quite the same today – there is always room for making it better and better -…

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A wall in a house

hat an absolute delight to make fun things for people when there are very few limitations! Priya got in touch with me after being recommended by one of my friends. She’s got a tiny daughter and has just moved to Gurgaon from Bangalore with her husband. She wanted to commission artworks on themes and poems…

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Is a patron supposed to patronize?

I can’t seem to get my head around this issue. The answer for me is a clear no. Why? You chose to look into the arts/design and offer an assignment or a project or a frog. You are looking for a logo. You are looking for something to come up on that wall over there.…

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Animation in the making

  an’t say what it is about old school frame by frame 2d animation. These days all I need is some empty time, a glass table, a clip-on lamp, tons of A4 sheets, a fine nib and ink. I remember enjoying this throughly in college and now here we go! As things are progressing now…

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