Teaching herself to Paint

June 7, 2019 11:04 am

From the day she fully learned to grasp her pencil well, Aakriti Kharel started drawing. She started with circles and stick lines (her imitations of people as a child) and today she is painting large canvases with intricate details. From sticks and lines she has grown into an artist of her own and all on her own.

Kitchen décor ideas

May 3, 2019 08:55 am

If you want a sleek look for your kitchen, you can stick to a monochromatic palette while still adding interest and personality to the area. A continuous pattern, like black-and-white zigzag or even polka dots, running across a counter or backsplash is graphic and unexpected.

Playing with patterns and colors

March 29, 2019 10:31 am

Samir Maharjan grew up with art and colors. Having lived the early years of his life in Patan, Lalitpur, he was surrounded by art in all forms – the intricacies of the mandalas, the burst of colors of the painted masks, and the spiraling religious structures.

The color dilemma

February 2, 2019 00:10 am

Hair coloring is not a big thing now. You will find people with colored hair everywhere. Even middle-aged conservative women sport blond streaks on their head. Yes, I too color my hair. My hair started greying very early, in my twenties.  I was not intent on coloring my hair, nor did I know of things used to color one’s hair.  Upon a friend’s suggestion I decided to give it a try. I was happy when my hair looked normal.

A brief history of colors

January 18, 2019 08:50 am

According to French color historian Michel Pastoureau, there is no transcultural truth to color perception. It is society that makes color, defines it and gives it meaning.