When thoughts form, a lot of us put pen to paper. We try to reframe those unorganized thoughts, in an attempt to string out alphabets, words and sentences. And then, there are those, who put thoughts to paper, but the strokes instead of words, turn into more strokes: some lighter, some darker, some hurried, some elegantly placed. That’s how a sketch comes to life, the art of which is what we bring to you this issue. This month we dedicate to sketching, through pens, ink, pencils, charcoal or digital medium all coming together to create a picture, definitely worth a thousand words.

City musings

On a summer night, a bedroom's wall witnessed a streak of creativity. A black lead pencil started sketching a burning city; tall skyscrapers and curli…

Timepass

There is a famous Malayalam author called Gabriel Garcia Marquez who famously wrote about a Kerala village called Macondo. This is what a lot a of Mal…

PIYUSH MISHRA

The bus they were travelling in honked for the fifth time in last 30 seconds; but to the two youngsters it didn’t bother so much. Mostly, because they were face to face with an LCD screen on the bus p…