My plan was to find an accommodation for the duration of my stay in Amsterdam, as I was going to the Netherlands for a series of my exhibitions. There is always a choice of Airbnb, which I love, but for a longer time it may still become pricy. My friend who lives in Amsterdam remembered… Read More Bohemian style of life. Amsterdam art atelier.
Do you have anyone special you would like to give a Valentine card to? I make one every year and today I would like to invite you to make one with me. First of all, get comfy, put some nice music on, make a cup of your favorite tea… and lets begin! I teach watercolor… Read More Making a Valentine card
I loved to see the way Indian people live in a harmony with Indian animals. I think I saw all possible animals that can live next to humans, but elephants (I know there are though). Please enjoy my photo report.
When I met Ajeet Singh last year in New York I immediately felt deep sympathy to this clever and joyfull man. Together with my friends we spent a nice day in the city, throughout the day I was more and more amazed with the man I met. And now I can confidently say that Ajeet… Read More Doings of a good man. Red Light district. Varanasi, India
I often work with kids, every time I travel I try to give an art class. I have taught children in America, Russia, Japan and now I am in India! These kids are from the school, organized for poor families from slums of Dehradun (please read more in this blog post). Working with children is… Read More Art class. Painting mandalas with kids. Dehradun, India
This year I have joined a group of friends from Woodstock, NY lead by David Becker, in a trip to India. We were invited by Khusi Hona, an organization that is devoted to helping orphans in southeast Asia. Members of Khusi Hona, excellent guides and now our friends Matthew and Geet has taken us to… Read More Children from slum are going to school. Dehradun, India.
When I went to India I had to try the famous Chai Masala (you don’t say “chai tea” as “chai” means “tea” already). I saw little clay cups all around the streets, stocked or broken on the floor and was not sure what this was until it was served to me. The cups are made very… Read More Chai Masala. India