Sunday, June 9, 2013

Via Belur

This is my last one of Chikmagalur series. But this place is not exactly in Chikmagalur. On our way back to Bangalore from Chikmagalur we stopped at a place called Belur. It has ruins of a Hoayasala temple and the residing God is Channa Kesava (Handsome Krishna). I was blown by the workmanship of the artists who built this temple. If you happen to pass by Belur, make sure you stop and watch this poetry on stone. Find more about it here on wiki.

Coming back to the painting.. It was really tricky with all the darks and stuff. When I finished the painting I thought I pulled it off. But later when I took a picture and saw it on computer screen it did not look that great. I took another picture. And this also did not come out so good. But anyway I thought I'll post it.

Hope you all are enjoying your weekend and this one adds to your enjoyment. :)

Via Belur
Chikmagalur Series - VII


Studio at the Farm said...

I like it, Prabal! I think you have done a great job of capturing the implicit detail of those ornate buildings. If I may, the only thing I think would clarify the depth and perspective would be a very thin glaze of an earthy pink color at the middle of the left - to indicate a bit of a drop to the lower level.

Sandra Busby said...

When I look at this I want to get my sunglasses out! You always capture light so beautifully :0)

Carol Blackburn said...

Wonderful short shadows from direct sun overhead. Love the subject matter too Prabal. Blessings to you, and wish you a good week.

hmuxo said...

How did I miss these paintings of yours!!! this is always I love the colors and light!