Pro tip: Keep the water jar filled so that you don’t feel lazy to start painting cause it needs preparation (of a few mins 😝)

Yeah…so I have no time cause of an exam tomorrow, therefore I’m drawing. Also, I think I’m pretty okay with handling the brush (see? no modesty), so maybe I shouldn’t feel guilty about buying a couple of more?

Yeah…didn’t work much over Holi holidays but fixed the sky and the foliage a bit. I’m thoroughly unhappy with the way the beams have turned but I’ll concentrate on what’s workable for now. So it’s the mast and rest of the foliage next. Not touching the beach for sometime at least.

।।बालकाण्ड ।।१७.१-७।।

When Vishnu had established the filial relationship(पुत्रत्व like हिन्दुत्व 😉) with that great #King (the #queens had conceived him but He was not yet born), the #Creator of All(Brahma) spoke thus to the devtas, “Vishnu is true to his words, brave and a well wisher of us all. Create powerful sons-who can change form at…

।।बालकाण्ड ।।१६.२६-३१।।

“His (Dashrath’s) inner apartments were brightened with rays of happiness like the autumn sky glows in the shine of the autumn moon. He entered the inner apartment and said this to Kausalya, “Receive this payasam which will give you sons”. Then the King gave half the portion of payasam to Kausalya. Half of the (remaining)…

।।बालकाण्ड।।१.१५.१६-१.१६.१०।।

At that time shining brightly (effulgent) Vishnu appeared (riding Garuda like the Sun)-conch, disc, mace in hands, the lord of the world was wearing yellow clothes, the armlets made of heated gold were shining on his arms…. ….paying homage to him by prostrating, the gods said,”We are appointing You for (a task for the) welfare…

।।बालकाण्ड ।।१५.४-११।।

  “The gods, #gandharvas, siddhas and great #sages assembled there to receive their traditional share of the offerings, addressed #Brahma the #Creator of the Worlds: ‘ #Lord, a #rakshasa 👹 named #Ravana, is oppressing us. We are unable to punish him. Earlier, pleased with him you granted him a #boon ✋🏼and honouring it we endure…

Storyboard

Phew! Finally done! My first storyboard ever! This tiny 2 panel storyboard took me 3 days. Agreed that I’m not a full time artist but this was painstaking work. How artists (like my current favourites-Riccardo Federicci and Enrico Marini) handpaint their comics after drawing and inking is beyond me. Their were too many challenges for…