Bombay Gymkhana, Mumbai - in the monsoons
This painting was undertaken as a commission (non paying!) for the Gym for their in-house magazine. Those who know the building, which is quite a Mumbai landmark, will realize that I have deleted all those ugly new constructions in the background. I have also created the monsoon effect as we are in the midst of the monsoons. The work is in acrylics with some gels being used for visual effect. Also used were colour pens, and a whitener pen! Size A3 on Canson Montval paper 300 gms. i also did a watercolour but that had a totally different effect and was not selected.
About the Artist
I paint landscapes and abstracts in acrylics, oils and water colours. My favourite style is impasto as it creates beautiful imagery and depth exploiting the richness of the paints thereby producing a pleasing tactile surface. Landscapes convey peace, tranquility and considerable warmth. I often use…View full profile