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To Travel Is To Discover
Travel Art journal Week 1 Feb 2017   12x16"    by Meera Rao These are sketches from my trip to India in February -- I did these in brushpens, ink and watercolor for my grandkids and emailed the jpegs every few days. These sketches were just little vignettes...

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An Act of Faith
Library of Congress Washington DC   sketch by Meera Rao “A library implies an act of faith which generations, still in darkness hid, sign in their night in witness of the dawn." ~Victor Hugo~

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Tracks and Lines
Tracks and Lines Near Union Station DC   pen & watercolor 8x5"  by Meera Rao I don't know what this building is. I see it as the train pulls out of Union station DC on my trips to NYC. Everything about the building - the color, the structure, the look and a...

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Distance From Origin
A Stone of Hope watercolor and Ink 5x8 by Meera Rao It is funny how I have inventory anxiety and then feel pangs of separation as I let go a painting that finds a new home!  I am a jumble of emotions feeling grateful and excited that some one else liked the...

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Sitar Artist sketch by Meera Rao 3.5x5.5 Tabla Artist  sketch by  Meera Rao 3.5x5.5 A milestone for me yesterday. I loved watching, listening and sketching the two artists live at a concert.  I am really pleased with the results. I used just pencil and no e...

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#OneWeek100sketches2017
Day 1-sketches 1-7/100  by Meera Rao I took up the challenge #Oneweek100sketches2017 organized by Marc Taro Holmes   who blogs as 'citizensketcher' and Liz Steel .  Sketches 1-32 were from my own photographs - photos that I wanted to paint and saw this as a...

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so cool :)

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neat!

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Altered Facts
Altered Facts   mixed media on photograph 5x7" by Meera Rao I had been fascinated with how artist James Gurney  ( I love his art, and his wonderful treasure of blog posts!) uses casein paints in his art. I decided to try casein paints on one of the photogra...

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Interlude
Interlude Mixed media on photograph 5x7 by Meera Rao Playing with mixed media presents plenty of dramatic entertainment! Here I used Pebeo black ceramic, alcohol inks, and white gel pen to transform the photograph. As always some paintings come with an obvi...
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