Art

A joy-ride in a paint box

I started painting in December. Why does one decide to paint? I got the initial seed of the idea when I read ‘The Last Lion’ series of Winston Churchill biographies, and discovered how much joy can be found in painting. How it could take one’s mind off the ‘black dog’ of depression, apparently. And it …

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Wabe

This is a new sketch I drew of my old cat, Wabe. I think I’ll just share a few nice stories here about my old best friend. We got her in 1995, a year after we moved to America. I was seven. Somehow, the parents heard about a new litter of kittens going up for …

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Cinema

I really love this animation…

…from Cinderella. Just saw the film for the first time the other night, and it was great. Here, the cat, Lucifer, goes mad with joy when he thinks he found the mouse under the teacup. It’s tiny little thing, and doesn’t even need to be there to make the scene work, but this touch makes …

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