Tuesday, February 28, 2012


As you all know about my sketchbook project.. I submitted my sketchbook in January... and have been waiting for it to get documented..

I just got an email from the art house co-op that my sketchbook has finally been documented and can be seen at the Brooklyn Art Library on the shelves by the call number 139.14-2. and while on the tour by my name Mehak Mittal or by the number #S58993.

It feels so great to be a part of such a wonderful project!!! Looking forward to participate in more such projects and do have my eye on a few!!

They will soon be putting it online for everyone to see.. I will be posting a link for it soon....

They have also announced the tour dates for the project....  The tour starts on April 14th 2012 in Brooklyn,NY

and Here are the rest of the dates.. please drop in to view my sketchbook and other talented artists from around US and world as its a "world tour"..

  • Brooklyn, NY
    April 14th-30th
    Brooklyn Art Library
    103A N. 3rd St
    Brooklyn, NY 11249
  • Chicago, IL
    May 3rd-5th
    Hyde Park Art Center
    5020 S. Cornell Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60615
  • Portland, OR
    May 11th-13th
    The Cleaners at the Ace Hotel
    1022 SW Stark St
    Portland, OR
  • Vancouver, Canada
    May 15th-16th
    W2 Media Cafe
    111 W Hastings St.
    Vancouver, BC
  • Los Angeles, CA
    May 24th-26th
    2147 W. Sunset Blvd.
    Los Angeles, CA
  • San Francisco Bay Area
    Pop-Up Library

    Here's a sneak peek on it's cover

    It had a plain brown color.. so I tweaked it a bit.. :)
  • Greater Boston Area
    July 6th-8th
    25 Exchange Street
    Lynn, MA
  • Portland, ME
    July 11th-14th
    SPACE Gallery
    538 Congress Street
    Portland, ME 04101
  • Toronto, Canada
    July 18th-22nd
    The Gladstone Hotel
    1214 Queen St. W
    Toronto, ON

Monday, February 13, 2012

Pirates of the Caribbean..

Hubby wanted me to paint something for his office.. something from Disney...
He being a big fan of the Pirates Of The Caribbean series...
I painted this...
This is the sequence in which I painted it...

giving the base

Filling in the rest of the base and making the features

Completed with background and highlights..
8 " x 10"
Oil on Canvas
Pirates of the Caribbean

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Sunday, February 12, 2012

Thank you..

A very big Thank u to all who helped me figure out the name for my painting.. I got some really thoughtful responses...

I have finally chosen the name for my painting...

"Pensive" suggested by Maneet (maneetgupta.blogspot.com)

12" x 24"
Oil on Canvas

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Still Waiting....

My seascape paintings have taken a halt as I have couple of projects at hand... I need to complete..

This was one such project.. It was also my first full figure painting with attention to details of the skin and of course the dress...
I have tried to give a different texture to the background..

12" x 24"
Oil on Canvas

Please suggest a name for this painting.. I would really like to know your opinions and suggestions..
i will be really happy to hear from you.. :)
You can leave a comment below or email it to me on mehak3012@gmail.com
Thank you.. :)

Saturday, February 4, 2012

Out In The Sun..

Seascapes are really interesting to paint as every time the water is different.. this time it's not exactly a seascape.. it's more of a "lakescape".. if that's even a word..

This was a photograph I took when hubby, me, my brother and parents went to Lake Tahoe on a vacation. One of my favorite photographs and now a painting.

and yes, these are my legs and those are my shoes..

Temme what you think about it... :)

Oil on Canvas
8" x 10"
Out In The Sun

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Lover's Beach..

As I told you before I have fallen in love with seascapes and am planning to paint a few.. here is the second one in the series...

Lover's Beach...

Back in Cabo this was one of the most beautiful beaches there.. you had to take a boat ride to get there and may I mention " a glass boat ride ". Although not much was visible until u reach near the beach where you actually see fishes swimming in the water.. It's a beautiful site.... The water is Crystal clear and the weather there stays perfect all year round...

Lover's Beach
8" x 10"
Oil on canvas

Comments and suggestions are always welcome...