Coffee Chat @ TAS: Parul Gupta

Parul Gupta has travelled and lived in various places across the globe. After her arrival in Singapore, she continued her art journey with successful completion of courses in Western Arts, Portrait drawing and Book illustration techniques from NAFA, Singapore. She is a Book illustrator, freelance Artist and Art Mentor. Her choice of forms, colours and strokes, clearly reflect her positive outlook towards life.

1. What inspires you to paint?
Nature teaches us selfless giving and this is what inspires me to paint.

2. What’s the best thing about being an artist? 
Best thing about being an artist is to have no boundaries, and to have all the freedom to express thoughts in whatever way we want.

3.What helps you focus?
My thoughts help me focus. Surprisingly the more confused I am within, the more focused I feel while painting. Painting helps me bring clarity to my thoughts too.

4. How do you know when a painting is done?
As I paint, all the queries and confusions within me start coming to end. I know my painting is done when I am not confused anymore.

5. Best piece of advice you’ve received?
To start a painting when you absolutely do not know what to paint.




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