“Painting is a skill, just like music or dance. All of these skills can be developed with practice. Don't let an obsession with perfection stand in the way of your progress, make as many mistakes as you can, and eventually your skills will improve.” Says Kalyani, an artist from Kerala.
“There’s so much to learn around you, especially from nature. What you go through as a person shapes you as an artist. So you should be like a sponge and soak everything up.” Says Puriya Onkar, a Mandala artist.
“Painting is something that I do every day and whether it’s actual painting or working on a design, it doesn’t matter. Because when you paint, you express yourself; you leave a bit of yourself on the canvas.” says Kanak Nanda, a Muralist.
They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. So what happens when a picture is made up of words? The answer lies in the works of Olatundun Bimbo, a Nigerian artist, who is the pioneer of a new style called ‘Alphabetism’