Businessman became Artist by Painting with his Phablet

A well-known art collector and wealthy Mumbai businessman was standing in his orchid gardens in Alibag when he was struck by a desire to paint the flowers for his celebrity-chef wife.

Taking out a stylus and his Galaxy Note, Dilip De got to work. It took him a while to understand how to work the stylus and he accidentally deleted several paintings before eventually completing his first ever piece of art. Spurred by this experience, De began to paint on with his device voraciously.

Clearly influenced by Picasso, De explains that he studied art both when he was younger and as an art collector, and he has applied his knowledge of art history to his new passion, invoking themes of abstract surrealism and figurative art.

Introducing his work, De excitedly explains that his phablet-based art allows him to create whenever and wherever, making art “omnipresent.” On August 17th, De’s 24 paintings were shown in an exhibition called Celebration of Love at Jehangir Art Gallery.

Full article at source: How A Wealthy Businessman Became an Artist By Painting with his Phablet | The Creators Project

Author: Art OnLine

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