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Quintessential Indian Villager

February 5, 2012 6 comments

After Maya, here comes the Aaya.:)   [old lady]

This reminds me of people living in remote villages in India. During peak summer, people have to really travel long distances to get some potable water. That said, it feels really good to finish this sketch after  2years.

I used 3B and 6B pencils for this sketch.

Reference:

1. Pencil Shading – Basic techniques, Ravi Raj

The Indian wife

March 27, 2010 12 comments


A young ,happy indian wife.

I began to think,in India,  just going by the type of attire n look, it is quite possible to say where the person is coming from.  In the same pic, if the pallu (not shown here, its on the other side of the shoulder) is on the right, and also covering the head, its a north indian (marathi, gujurati, ..). If on the left, its south indian. A salwar khameez, then its punjabi. A bigger bindi, could be bengali. No Bindi, could be christian or muslim.  With sari going in between legs, could be telugu or any coastal people.  Wow thats a whole lot of people we are talking about.

I guess now, a general statement could not be said. All are crossing borders and reserving their traditional clothes only for marriages and other festive occasions.