All posts by MRI

Lord of Lords: Part 1

Seldom does one get the chance to bump into India’s 1st Cricket World Cup winning captain, Kapil Dev. And when you do, despite the 6am flight on a Sunday, you take a selfie and attempt a sketch to gift him (met him a couple of days after his birthday). Of course, made another sketch to store the autograph. To the man who ensured India remembers the year 1983, thank you Sir for the memories and inspiration!

Snow-Fall at HBS: Leaf Art Part 3

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A leaf might fall, but it can still add life. It may snow outside, but life can still have colour. Basically just an excuse to paint sinceĀ finals are over šŸ™‚ Acrylic paints on what’s probably a London Planetree leaf fallen on HBS campus. Ā #LifeAtHBS #SnowAtHBS #BakerLibrary

TWSS – That’s What Sharapova Said

That day when Sharapova came to class at HBS, got to sketch her post class and then autograph it after the next class. I tried asking her out coz “Never miss an opportunity to score” – That’s What She (Sharapova) Said. Not! But she did say she like it šŸ™‚

A Century yet Eternal

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It’s been 100 years since Bharat Ratna MS Subbulakshmi was born but her voice seems like it’s beenĀ there since time immemorial. I always regret not being able to appreciate Carnatic music in its full glory but I can at least attempt to appreciate this stalwart and connoisseur of Carnatic music by sketching her in ink and water (with a slight mix of graphite). Just in time before it moves past her birth centenary in USA!

Prisma to Water Colour

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Applying Prisma filters to digital photographs is getting mainstream. Attempted toĀ convert a Prisma image to Water colour instead, of the cricketer who remained a purist in an era of switch hits and is of course my favourite cricketer of all time – Rahul Dravid. Reference – file photo of Dravid taken at the ICC 2002 awards where he was the ICC Player of the YearĀ and ICC Test Player of the year.