Stories from the Coast

  • A series fo snapshots from my recent travel across the mangalore coast. Experiencing small town, verdant nature, simple living and ingenious culture charm from coastal Karnataka. These illustrations represent my view point of the daily happenings, living in harmony with nature and quint essential towns with great cultural heritage. 


  • Soaking in the morning freshness 

  •  Conversations with the boat man during early morning ride across the river from the ancient trading town, Basrur near Kundapura 

  • Paying respect. Most houses in coast of southern india have a Tulasi plant grown in their yard. Symbolically seen as a mark of respect or reverence to nature.

  • Planting paddy the traditional way 



  • Gazing at the never ending waves and feeling the gusty winds


  • The chariot getting ready for the big day, while the bubble blower builds reflections of the surrondings



  • Catching a break- One of the several creeks, rivers and canals enroute the historic basrur town


  • Process videos 










  • Closer details from the series 

  • Thanks for making it all the way!