Month: November 2016

How do they run an art school !? … (From The Painter’s Heart)

She is running an art gallery since twenty years. I knew her. In last fifteen years we met only two times. Orange, Blue and White  Artist:Magunta Dayakar Recently she called me. I was surprised by her call, Because I am not a gallery artist and she would not call anyone without a purpose. For few minutes, …

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If You Love Your Work … It will Lead to Failure

We have been seeing so many artists who are struggling with their paintings. Always they are having doubts about their work. They look nervous. They are seeking opinions from others about how their paintings look like. If other person says ‘it’s good.’ then the artist get excited. If they point out some flaws in painting, he will get frustrated. …

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Do you want to become a professional artist ? Then Learn these…..

Many art students who want to become professional artists enrol in some courses. Just enrolling and studying the courses won’t help them to become professional artists. Then What? Read this snippet… A student showed his landscape painting to one of the twentieth century great teachers and artist Frank DuMond for review. After seeing that painting …

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Creative instinct survives only in that way – From The Painter’s Heart

There is a wrong notion in many of the art students and art lovers that realistic artists are able to paint only realistic paintings, Abstract artists will be able to work only abstract paintings …                  J. Boyi Reddy             Artist: Magunta Dayakar                  Similar notions are that oil painters are capable of working only in …

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Most of the art students struggle a lot to choose a subject to paint…

Most of the art students struggle a lot to choose a subject to paint. Usually they think that if the subject is good, their painting will be beautiful.It’s not true. Countryside  Artist : Magunta Dayakar If the subject is good, if their painting skills also will match with it, then definitely results will be good. But if …

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Who said, if you are a painter you have to sell paintings …. (From The Painter’s Heart Column)

”Are you promoting your work now!?” Some people who know me from a long time asked me with surprise. I was not surprised by their question. People who know me well would ask that question after seeing what I am doing now. Since two months I have been writing continuously on my blog, posting on my face …

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What is the Character of a Creator? – (From The Painter’s Heart)

‘ What is the Character of a Creator? ‘… many people are asking me this question. What is character? Sometimes we appreciate greatness of some people. We admire them. We try to follow them. We will make them as our heroes. Why we admire them like that? Because they had some qualities, traits, which made …

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Visual Imagination…what is it?

Every artist however skilled he is, always gets doubts on Composition and Design at least once in a while, if not every day. The nature of the subject is like that. If it’s easy to understand, we won’t be talking about it.  Boats                        Artist : Magunta Dayakar One of my students asked me….   ” Sir. You are saying Composition is …

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Many people are asking me …’ what is the language of art?’ – From The Painter’s Heart Column

Many people are asking me …’ what is the language of art?’ It’s not possible for me to answer everyone individually. Here I am explaining about it. ‘Every subject has its own language. For example if you want to learn English, you should start with alphabets, words, sentences, grammar and like that. Once you study these things …

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