raghuraj: The Towns Mirror Special: The Art That Heals
Give Meghana Raguraj any wall or canvas, and she’ll turn it into a masterpiece in no time. The young artist not only dabbled in different mediums, but also dabbled in digital art and also made murals. Oh, and she also has her own line of products.
“I have been painting since my childhood. But it was only recently that I decided to devote myself full time, ”explains Meghana Raguraj.
The resident of
Artist chirpy has also made a foray into digital art and custom paintings. “I sold products such as personalized picture calendars, travel-inspired artwork, etc. ”
The artist, who works with abstract realism and claims to be inspired by nature, talks about one of her most memorable pieces. “There is this room; it is an acrylic on canvas, and called ‘
“The piece is really special because it was purchased by the
The business graduate from
In May of this year, Raghuraj quit his customer service job at an advertising agency and decided to devote himself entirely to art. “After quitting my job, I made this mural based on the Buddhist concept of ‘Unalome’ (a symbol of the journey to enlightenment). It was for a residential project and I painted a lotus with the Unalome spiral underneath. The idea is that of the lotus which represents perfection, and the path that leads to it.
Raghuraj, who is currently taking a graphic design course, says she recently made a series of five paintings for a hospital that wanted a positivity note for its patients. “The paintings all symbolize hope, and I want my art to do that and heal the world,” she says. “Everywhere we see there is art. We just need to observe and we can find art in every part of the atmosphere.
The artist also collaborated with a friend where his works were donated to benefit a food donation campaign.
“Currently, I want to work more with digital art,” says Raghuraj.
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