oil on canvass 24 /18 inches . completed in july 2015. mother meera portrait taken from reference photo of her whilst engaged in giving darshan ( spiritual blessing). I have been fortunate to have visited mother meera in person & have received her amazing powerful darshan. In this portrait i was aiming to capture the spiritual nature of this subject matter through the medium of art. The colours used in this portrait. Skin tone: raw umber, burnt umber, burnt sienna, white , naples yellow, permanent mauve. Hair: Burnt umber,french marine blue, burnt sienna , ceoreleam blue . Sari: sap green, raw umber , burnt umber, white , ceoreleam blue. Background: mainly burnt sienna, raw sienna & a bit of Alizarin red for warm background colours.