Creativity at par Excellence, Mere words can’t express
Thousands saw the Apple fall, but it was only Newton who propounded the theory underlying the same. Similarly, thousands of artists and painters may be busy beautifying the world with their creative and colourful brush, but it is really for the first time that I felt it necessary to unleash a talented artist though this article just because his works left me spellbound and speechless leaving a lifelong impression on my mind and I want the entire world to witness this creativity at par excellence.
In the land of hills, greenery, clouds and nature, where our mother nature motivates us towards the way of life , way of breath and the way of art . Worshipping almighty is a way to get fruitful blessings, which is what exactly happened to a young creative soul who used to worship art since childhood.
Here we portray the creativity of a young talented lad from the Queen of Hills, “Nikhil Bansal”. For Nikhil, ART is LIFE. Nikhil is a versatile artist beginning from 10 years of age. He started receiving his formal training at 12 years of age under the mentorship of his Guruji, Sh. Om Prakash Sujanpuri.
Nikhil lives in Shimla, and is a young & talented freelance artist, who loves to paint. He is a Bachelor’s in Fine Arts (BFA) with specialization in painting, murals, and printmaking from Kurukshetra University. He loves nature, greenery and every incredible scene that the nature has created. He also loves to recycle old junk into art and that adds him to the list of eco-conscious artists.
Nikhil has also done a Diploma in Kangra miniature painting under NZCC. He has also attended a couple of special courses on Tanjore and Mysore paintings.
Nikhil’s painting has been displayed in a number of painting exhibitions both, solo and group, organized by various institutes and organizations of state and national fame. He has also participated in quite a good number of painting workshops on miniature paintings.
His work was highly appreciated in a solo exhibition put up at Shimla in 2008 when he was just 16 years. He has been awarded with many National Awards and his art works have been sold in India, UK & Australia.
His versatility is his biggest strength. He plays with different styles, forms & textures, rightly depicted by attached photographs.
Nikhil (popularly known as Nik Hill) is presently living & working in Shimla. Himachal Watcher wishes his all the very best for his future endeavors and hopes that he would soon attain international fame making Devbhoomi Himachal proud.
His FB Profile Link:Nik.Hill
Ground Reality of the Clean, Green, and Smart-City Shimla
Although, Shimla City is clean and green in papers for the district administration, ugliness of ground reality is increasing with each day. Over-construction comes with another curse – construction waste. This curse has been haunting the city for past many years, but authorities are rarely heard taking any measures to prevent it.
For instance, the spot shown in the picture lies exactly between two recently installed Solar-Powered CCTV cameras and two warning boards of the Forest Department (Shimla Division) at Lalpani on Shimla-Dhalli bypass. Despite it, someone dumped large heap of construction waste on the night of April 1. The dump has covered almost half of the road width, and is hampering traffic flow. At night, it could easily lead to accidents. On April 3, it remains where it was dumped.
Where is administration?
What’s the use of CCTVs and warning boards when there is human surveillance from the administration?
It’s a fatal mistake to ignore environmental degradation that comes with dire consequences.
Wake Up, Speak Up, and Save Shimla
Teaching kids to be safe!
Kids are vulnerable to fall victim to strangers they come across every day, everywhere, at the parks, neighborhoods, even at schools. Not all strangers are threat, but not all of them are nice and normal people. Parents can protect their children from such strangers by teaching them to avoid strangers or report suspicious behavior of anyone around them.
What do you think?
How changing names would help Himachal?
Vishwa Hindu Parishad has reportedly asked Governor Acharya Devvrat to consider changing the names of historical places linked with the British colonial legacy, and discuss the issue with the state the Centre Govt.
Do you think that there is any valid reason to change the names here? Is it enough reason to change names because these names are reminders of British colonial legacy? Why shimla’s water shortage, roads, air pollution, recent jaundice outbreak, corruption etc. aren’t in the priority list of issues or demands here?