The exhibition was held in July, 2016.
explain artist B. Dhanasekaran. His paintings are pen drawings. The difference he says in pen drawings is it is a little risky as one error canruin the entire sketch.
The element of water dominates his paintings. “I have always been close to ocean, lakes and rivers. I mostly bring elements which are missing today in reality. That simple life and beautiful people with smile… where do we find?”
The canvas of oil, acrylic and water colours takes us on a ride to the colourful spectacles in Thanjavur, car festival in Dharmapuri’s Sri Theerthagirishwara Swamy temple and the crowd at Varadharaja Perumal temple in Kanchipuram. “I love travelling and capturing beautiful moments and later portray on my canvas,” says R. Achudan.
A little young girl from the village of Gummidipoondi in Thiruvallur district is sitting on a log and her tender feet playing in the ripples of lake water. Another girl in Dharmapuri is beautifully draped in saree holding a manual grinder in the kitchen. A teenager gets dressed and looks at the mirror before leaving for a wedding.
On a sunny morning in Chennai, women sell flowers outside the temples and streets, there is a balloon seller with different sizes and colours of balloon attracting children. A little girl jumps to reach temple bells and ring it Tirupati.