The three dimensional whorls in a photograph attracted me and I gave it a go...it was tough to achieve the required effect but it was fun. Must say, the picture amazed me as I've never before seen such a complicated leaf whorl...:)
When I was a little girl, a man came to stay with us..he was a 'potua', the idol maker. His work was so fascinating and mesmerising that till date whenever I see any clay idol, it reminds me of him.... When I came across a photograph of a potua painting a Durga idol...I thought this would be the best tribute I can give a person from whom I've learnt most of the color mixing...I don't know of his whereabouts but this is for him....'Palmamu'...I would fondly call him.