Jaipur is India’s Most Popular Tourist Destination

Nov 21, 2009 Author: Tabi | Filed under: Travel

A part of the Golden Triangle Tourist circuit, Jaipur along with Delhi and Agra is one of India’s most popular destinations. The capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur also known as the Pink City is renowned the world over for its majestic forts, opulent havelis, beautiful lakes and shimmering sand dunes. The city boasts of finest and oldest museums and prominent structures. These museums hold collections of rare and beautiful interesting objects that depicted glimpses of India’s ancient past and great tradition. It also provides informative knowledge for its visitors.

Jaipur is also famous for its semi-precious stones, miniature paintings, silver jewelery and lac items. The city’s colorful bazaars make shopping an exhilarating experience. And for those wanting to try their hand at some delectable Rajasthani cuisine, there are many restaurants around the city which provide clean, hygienic and sumptuous traditional Rajasthani cuisine.

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Komal Bhawani joins us from Jaipur. Komal is student of engineering in Jaipur National University. Komal really loves her city and wants to share a little about it.

Painting Tips and Techniques

Apr 4, 2009 Author: Tabi | Filed under: Indian Girls

If you learn to use the correct colors and shadowing techniques on your finished drawing you should do fine. First, you should start with an accurate drawing of the subject you plan on painting. Some artist use the grid method, while others free hand the initial drawing. One hint that you need to take to heart is this; if you don’t have an accurate drawing, do not attempt to paint the person. You more than likely will not achieve a likeness if you don’t have a likeness first in pencil.

And about shadows author tells that shadows could generally be warm if the flesh is cool and vise versa. If your flesh is warm and red, your shadows could be the flesh mixture mixed with a little of any blue. Some darker areas of flesh can be the flesh mixture with a little burnt or raw umber mixed. The areas around the nose, eyes, ears and mouth usually have some reds visible due to the fact the skin is thinner and you can see blood and blood vessels. Your painting will come to life when you start adding the details of the eyes nose and mouth. Practice using the different colors for flesh tones because to accurately capture a person likeness you need to have the color of their skin accurate. Have fun and enjoy learning to paint people.

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Desi Girl anisha

This article sent us by Anisha Bhaskar. She is our new reader from Jaipur India. Anisha start learning about painting when she was in 8th. Anisha’s paintings have won many painting art contests.

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