Joy – Pastel Portrait

Did this one in 3 sittings 1st one, where I started in a happy mood and wanted to name this one Joy. First time I actually came up with a proper name 2nd, when I was struggling and trying to cope by almost ruining it 3rd, The damage control (sort of). Approached it with more... Continue Reading →

When Art is on To-Do List

This is in continuation of … https://stoneronarollercoaster.com/2022/01/27/work-in-process/ If your want to see complete progression visit that post first. I wasn’t planning to finish this any sooner, but then on a whim I wrote it in my to-do list. That means I have to finish it or it would keep bothering me. Where I left it... Continue Reading →

Art and the Process

With this work I felt like I want to talk about the process. Initially I would stop working on an art piece in one sitting. I always felt like it kinda breaks the flow. Especially the charcoal ones, they are always done in one sitting. It’s like your hand movements are in a rhythm and... Continue Reading →

Just Art

There’s nothing more satisfying than leaving an artwork to a point where you are somewhat willing to leave it. I don’t want to use the word complete with it because it’s very hard to look at your art that way. I can’t call them complete. Or I can’t say I’m satisfied with the work. But... Continue Reading →

Artwork in progress

Kinda struggling these days. So, just felt like sharing this artwork I'm currently working on. yea, that's how i trace sometimes. Let's see where this one goes.. … .. Copyright © 2021 stoneronarollercoaster – All rights reserved Kindly visit my post Warriors Invited To Raise Mental Health Awareness where I invite Mental Health Warriors to submit their... Continue Reading →

Red – Portrait Art

I accidentally, actually alarmingly woke up early today because I heard water dripping. And that is the most effective alarm ever! But it’s been like 6 hours and I haven’t found anything like that yet. So I got a few things done and then I was just missing pastels. The only inspiration in my head... Continue Reading →

Sylvia Plath – Portrait Art

I have always wanted to paint Sylvia Plath. It was one of my dream artistic endeavors.I dreamt of having a wall of my artwork, which are mostly expressionist portraits of women. In that dream Sylvia had to be queen of that wall.I started it on a whim. After 2 days and 2 centuries of patience,... Continue Reading →

Pastels – Portrait Art

I don’t know where to begin, the background story behind this one is size of infinite jest! And I’m tired, as always. So. I took this picture of my living room few days back and loved the color theme going on here. After that I googled portraits for reference and found one. Now here’s a... Continue Reading →

Aaaaaannd.. Done! – Portrait art

Remember that portrait I ended up making look like Michael Jackson? This one.. Yea here's the whole story. So my portraits are mostly instinctive. I don't use reference images and just do my thing. This time I thought maybe if I trace from an image I would save me the time of drawing the image... Continue Reading →

Motivation and all..

We all have our own precess, our own formula of to approach a task and accomplish it.Self-publishing, if you are serious about it is a daunting one-man show. Especially if you do everything by yourself.I have a checklist, everything is like a milestone in a marathon.But you need to envision the finishing line.If you don't... Continue Reading →

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