Tag Archive: Indian painting

Siyah-Qalam – An Unusual Literary Commission

Here is a commission I undertook earlier this year for writer Shekhar Das. It is an illustration for a work on which he is currently engaged. This extraordinary vision comes from a chapter… Continue reading

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Dream Girls, with Indian and Persian roots.

Currently for Sale at anitachowdry.com/shop Inspired by Rajput Master Bannu, I painted this lavish vision over 2007 and 2008. My style and spheres of interest have changed since that time, because being an… Continue reading

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Painting Indian Style

Learning from Bannu in the 1990s provided me with a great deal of insight when looking at historical paintings in museum collections, both in terms of how they were painted, and the pigments… Continue reading

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More than the Colour Red at Visions of Enchantment, Cambridge University

On the 17th March I gave a paper called More than the Colour Red: The unspoken symbolism of cinnabar pigment in Indian painting at a fascinating conference hosted at the University of Cambridge,… Continue reading

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