Friday, 29 July 2022

classical singer - pencil sketch

 Facial features of a classical singer (Bombay Jayashree) - My pencil sketch

Dr. Jayahthi Khumaresh - Renowned Veena Artiste - Pencil sketch


Profile view of Dr. Jayanthi Khumaresh, renowned Veena artist from Tamil Nadu (charcoal pencil sketch)

Harita Kaur Deol - Pencil sketch

Harita Kaur Deol - Pencil sketch

Flight Lt. Harita Kaur Deol (10 November 1971 – 24 December 1996) was a pilot with the Indian Air Force. She was the first woman pilot to fly solo in the Indian Air Force.  The flight was on 2 September 1994 in an Avro HS-748, when she was 22 years old.


Hailing from Chandigarh in a Sikh family, in 1993, she became one of the first seven women cadets inducted into the Air Force as Short Service Commission (SSC) officers. This also marked a critical phase in training of women in India as transport pilots.[5] After initial training at Air Force Academy, Dundigul near Hyderabad, she received further training at Air Lift Forces Training Establishment (ALFTE) at Yelahanka Air Force Station.


She died in an aircrash near Nellore on 24 December 1996, at age 24.[5] She was one of 24 Air Force personnel to die when an Indian Air Force Avro aircraft crashed near the Bukkapuram village in Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh.

(courtesy : Wikipedia)

Saturday, 23 July 2022

Prem Nazir - Malayalam Actor - pencil sketch

 My pencil drawing of the legendary Malayalam actor "Prem Nazir'

Prem Nazir was an Indian actor known as one of Malayalam cinema's definitive leading men of his generation. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential actors in the history of Indian cinema. A popular cultural icon of Kerala, Nazir is often referred to as Nithyaharitha Nayakan. (courtesy : Wikipedia)

Thursday, 21 July 2022

Ariyakudi Ramanuja Iyengar - Carnatic vocalist - charcoal pencil sketch

Ariyakudi Ramanuja Iyengar (19 May 1890 – 23 January 1967), popularly known as Ariyakudi, was a Carnatic music vocalist. Rest of the details can be had from Wikipedia.

Drawn with Camlin charcoal pencil (soft) 

Tuesday, 19 July 2022

Sulochana Latkar - My pencil sketch

Sulochana Latkar (born 30 July 1928) - My pencil sketch. I drew the portrait with Steadler 6B pencil.

Sulochana Latkar known by her screen name Sulochana is a well-known actress of Marathi and Hindi cinema.She and Nirupa Roy epitomized the "mother" roles right from 1959 unti the early 1990s.


Tuesday, 5 July 2022

Young Ashok Kumar - actor - pencil sketch

Ashok Kumar mostly portrayed character roles. Many are not aware how he was looking when he was young. I came across a photo of young and broad-faced Ashok Kumar. Here is my pencil sketch of the legend.  I drew it with 6B graphite lead pencil.

classical singer - pencil sketch

  Facial features of a classical singer (Bombay Jayashree) - My pencil sketch