The Thinking Girl

A Well Spent Afternoon

Hi again everyone! Yesterday had been a very busy day for me…. I kicked back, relaxed, read some, wrote some and basically had a very creative day. So you see, I was very busy indeed. Days like yesterday are a rarity, and I was determined to enjoy this one. I’m glad I did πŸ˜€ Somewhere…

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Make Your Own Luck

Hello Everyone, This is an illustration I painted yesterday. This time it’s a bunny because my daughter is affectionately called so by her Uncle and Aunt. Also because, well, don’t we all just love bunnies?Β They’re so soft, furry, warm and something about them just makes you want to coo and cuddle them up. But did…

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Morning Doodle: Flower Bush

Good Morning People! Here’s another quick morning doodle from yours truly.       Its a flower bush, done in watercolors and black ink. This was painted in 10 minutes flat and the ink marks were added as an afterthought. I was glad the way it turned out. May you have a merry and bright…

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An Idyllic Cottage

Good Morning Folks! Another morning doodle, this one was inspired by a beautiful embroidered tapestry that I had once seen.     This time I used acrylics because I thought the colors would come out brighter, which they did, I’m glad, because that’s the feeling that the tapestry evoked in me. Also, I used my…

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Birds

I love birds and animals of all kinds, except lizards (read here just how much I hate them). When I was a little girl my Mother would take me and my brother to our native place which is nestled in the Himalayas (Garhwal, to be specific. Read about my impressions and love for the place here).…

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Not Talking

This doodle came about when I noticed my daughter being aloof with one of her toys. The poor toy (in this case it was a stuffed dog) was sitting by itself in a corner of the room because it wouldn’t fit into her basket (which already had some 3 other stuffed animals in it). So…

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Autumn

This was another experiment-learn how to use fan brushes. They are a fun way to paint a myriad of things – bushes, foliage, feathers, waves, you really just need to use your imagination. Here I tried painting trees in autumn. And I used acrylic which is probably why the colours are more vibrant and stronger…

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