Watercolour captures expressions better than a photograph!

Watercolour captures expressions better than a photograph!

Imagine a rickshaw puller who sits majestically in his vehicle, like a king, murmuring an old song, that's one of those moments, which brings rural India alive. And that's exactly what watercolour artist Raj Kumar Sthabathy always tries to capture. His objective is to preserve this raw culture before it gets lost in today's fast changing world.

Simplicity inspires like nothing else.

The common Indian village folk has a distinct body language, costume and general way of life. The simplicity and rarity that is so engraved is highly appealing for any artist. Even with minimum colours, their lives can beautifully narrate themselves on the canvas. It's surprising how small things can make them happy. And when this simple life is conveyed through a canvas, it calls for dignity. When people around the world admire a painting, the rickshaw man finds his own space in this huge, complicated world.

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