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Doodlewash and painting by Sarang Khanna of Lord Ganesha

Doodlewash and painting by Sarang Khanna of peacockHi! My name is Sarang Khanna and I’m from a small but ancient historical town called Ayodhya in India. (Follow me on Facebook and visit my blog!) I am 20 years old. I started drawing at the age of four and as far as I can remember, it was the first activity I ever started loving so much! My second love was computers.

So, currently, I am studying Computer Science in Punjab ,India and people call me a hardcore geek (in fact, I am writing this article on an IDE – something developers use to write programs! Hehe.)

Doodlewash and painting by Sarang Khanna of phoenix

I am a hobby artist and use many a medium to draw and paint, but I have a special corner for watercolor in my heart. I work on varied topics – fantasy animals, Hindu Gods, mythical deities, abstract designs and so on. I take inspiration from my surroundings like book covers, designs on clothes, pictures I see online.

Doodlewash and painting by Sarang Khanna of Lord KrishnaOften I use my artistic creativity to make my computer software projects even more user friendly. I have a belief that once you develop the eyes and heart of an artist, you just start making everything better around you – not only art.

Although these days I am so busy in engineering life that there is hardly any spare time for anything else, I still love to steal moments for art, because I think it is the lifeline which keeps my soul alive.

Doodlewash and painting by Sarang Khanna of Peacock in the Woods

Six years ago, I started my blog Wall of Wonders and it gave a new boost to my passion. Every time I made something new, I posted it online and saw people are liking it. And every time people liked it, it gave me the zeal to draw more. So if people like my art, I think it is made better only because of them.

Sarang Khanna
Wall of Wonders Blog

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  1. The Wild Wayfarer 6 years ago

    Beautiful drawings!!

  2. hannamccown 6 years ago

    Beautiful. So inspiring. Keep making art.

  3. Jessica Seacrest 6 years ago

    Sarang, your work is so delightful and inspiring, I enjoy it very much. There is a lot of the beauty of being that is communicated through your pieces.

    • Sarang Khanna 6 years ago

      Thank you so much Jessica! 🙂 And of course thanks to the Doodlewash Project!
      Happy World Watercolor Month <3

  4. Susan Feniak 6 years ago

    Fantastic and colorful. I appreciate all the detail. Thank you for sharing Charlie.

  5. memadtwo 6 years ago

    Such beautiful colors! (K)

  6. Sharon Bonin-Pratt 6 years ago

    I love the beauty and playfulness of your art, Sarang, as well as the cultural icons that grace your paintings.

    • Sarang Khanna 6 years ago

      Thanks a ton!! You grasped the concept very well – playfulness and love of colors 🙂

  7. artandmoondreams 6 years ago

    Beautiful art, love the philosophy that art is “the lifeline which keeps my soul alive.” Brilliant feature post, thank you for sharing these gems.

    • Sarang Khanna 6 years ago

      Thank you so much…

      PS: Your watercolor works are very sublime and beautiful too!

  8. babybluesnowflake 6 years ago

    Wow! How lovely! The colours! How vibrant! Your lines, too!

    Sarang, no matter how much you may get caught up in life and computers and coding – please – never ever neglect your artistic side.

    • Sarang Khanna 6 years ago

      Thanks for giving the confidence… We coders really need it from time to time 😀

      • babybluesnowflake 6 years ago

        A pleasure, Sarang. I know how it is! And I know there is so much more to a life’s potential than just code/coding! Not that coding is not fun or creative to a certain degree (and frustrating at times, too). But, art is such a great balance to it. 🙂

        • Sarang Khanna 6 years ago

          I agree. That’s why I like to merge art into coding and software projects also 🙂

  9. Sharon Nolfi 5 years ago

    It’s easy to like your art – it’s great!

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