Sunday, September 19, 2010

Yet another pencil portrait



This is a portrait I completed today. It took me about three hours to make this. The paper is an A3 size. He is one of  our closest friends. He is a remarkable and an extremely smart person and he was featured in Outlook Business for his niche business of parking management. Click here to read the article.

But to us, times with Sathya are always  GREAT times (oh, the amount of crazy things that  Sathya and Satish have done together! I will have to write a whole book about it :))  and one of his lesser known skills is bar-tending. :-) (He makes some amazing cocktails)

It is his birthday next week  and this portrait is an early b'day gift.
Happy birthday Sathya and here is wishing you  all success and  knowing you will reach even greater heights!
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ps: To know more about how I make these portraits and the techniques I use go here

23 comments:

  1. Oh. My husband knows him. Met him at FSAI meets I think. :)
    Happy birthday to Mr. Satya from my family.

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  2. Wow!
    I love how you've captured his smile..very subtle. Neat job ;)

    art continues to elude me! (the other day i actually tried doing stuff with paint and ended up making colourful blotches on paper :P)

    i read the article in outlook some time back. you know such cool people! :P

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  3. Awesome sketch!! You're very talented.

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  4. wowie :) - happie birthday to ur buddy!

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  5. Simply superb ... Especially the Smile and the Eyes hav so much life in it. It is so well captured :) U rock Preeti :)

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  6. wow! the portrait came out very well :)
    You are inspiring me to start paiting regularly again :)

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  7. Nice one, love the lopsided smile you captured

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  8. Aswathi: Thank u :)

    Ritu: heheh. thanks :)

    Sweta: i hope u do. Creating is such joy!

    Vidooshak: :-) Thanks!!

    Krishma:Thanks a lot :)

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  9. Shachi: Will wish him from you :)


    writerzblok: Thank u so much :)

    Manasa:Thanks :)

    Sucheta: thank u thank u :)I guess we all have our own special talents :)

    Mindfulmeanderer: Your husband knows Hrishi too right? What is your name/husband's name? (sorry i forgot)

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  10. Wow! A matching one... Good, keep it up!

    BTW, when are you drawing a pencil potrait of mine??

    Best Regards,
    Renjith

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  11. One word that describes you best - multi talented

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  12. woaaa thats awesome :D

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  13. Wow, that is one cool birthday gift :)

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  14. such a gift of talent! you have a fantastic hand. love it! i wish i could get a gift like that. seeing myself on a piece of paper just like looking on a mirror.

    have a great day!

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  15. hey , nice blog , like it ,
    won't be nice if i u can clickover to my blog page too ,
    & post some suggestion

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  16. first time visited your place as found link via iriz's blog
    wow...world is full of artistic fingers..keep it up...

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  17. You are so talented Preeti!

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  18. Beautiful job. You caught his expression so well.

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  19. Rayne:Thanks a lot! :)

    Partywithneha: You are very kind. Thanks :)

    AS:Thank you!

    Heavenly muse: Welcome to my world and thank you!

    Monisha: thank you for visiting :)

    Iriz: Thanks :) Have a great day!

    Thinker: Hope he thinks so too :)

    Rajalakshmi: Thanks :)

    Pesto sauce: thank u!!

    Renjith: You can mail me for rates if you are keen. i do it professionally now.

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