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Sleight of Hand - Sanjana Chatlani

Bob Ross once said, “Talent is a pursued interest, anything that you’re willing to practice, you can do”, which is true in the case of artists, who spends hour after hour, making elegant and smooth strokes over paper. The artist in question is Sanjana Chatlani, calligrapher, and founder of Mumbai’s first boutique calligraphy studio, The Bombay Lettering Company.

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Crossing the stream: Sadhika's Journey from Commerce to Calligraphy

For some people, art is something that they are born with. It is almost as if they are destined to become an artist one day. And for some of those people, it eventually becomes a reality. They get to follow their passion throughout their lives, and such people never wanted to do anything else. However, there are people that run into art, that find it hidden somewhere in their lives. Art slowly seeps into their lives, and before they know, they are sitting with a brush and a paper instead of going to work. Sadhika Gupta falls into the second category. Her best-known skill is her calligraphy and drawing mandala art. She also teaches other people this, traveling to different...

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