Artwork by Shubendu Sarkar
I always wonder the way old masters render the things, the way the brush stokes apply giving a luminous effect, but when you close up it all brush strokes, thick pigments of colours as we can seen in portraits of Rembrandt (the dutch master). I want to recall that academics in my work 21st century.
My paintings based on the daily life subject can be chilling evening landscapes or Banarasi Ghats… portrait of common people/personality. Moreover, I prefer alla prima method of oil painting means complete in the first attempt as quickly as possible..