Friday, 29 July 2022
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. 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. 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
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 (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 (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
Facial features of a classical singer (Bombay Jayashree) - My pencil sketch
My pencil sketch of Gidugu Venkata Ramamurthy Gidugu Venkata Ramamurthy (1863-1940) was a Telugu writer and one of the earliest moder...
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