I did this watercolor painting based on a photograph by Hussam Zaki that I found of Pinterest. My second painting from a photograph was challenging yet satisfying once it began taking shape.
You’ll see the painting is different from the kind of pictures you’re used to seeing me paint. But I gather as an artist one must try all kinds of art before settling down to painting a particular subject. So, here it is
Here’s another picture of the same painting
The picture is an image of a lady in Rajasthan- most probably taken during the festival of colors- Holi which celebrates the arrival of Spring. As per the epics, the festival was held to celebrate the victory of good over evil. The festival is celebrated outside India too by the Indian diaspora in the US, UK, Canada, S.Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Suriname and many others.
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