Paintings have always been a beautiful way to portray different creatures and scenarios we have on our mother earth, painters have used their beautiful imagination from many years to give us loving and pleasing paintings and like many great artists we also have an artist who has used her brushes to create some extraordinary paintings that has greenery as well as sands of Barmer, the second largest district of Rajasthan in it.
Ms. Ranju Bhanadari w/o Mr. Sagar Mal Bhagnadari belongs to West Bengal, India. At the young age of 20 years Ranjuji has started this amazing journey of making marvellous paintings. In the year 1975 she joined Art School in Mussidabad, where she met her Guru Indra Dugarji, her paintings were much appreciated by her Guru. In 1976 Ranjuji’s hard work and true talent blessed her with her first award from Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata. Her first painting was sold out for Rs.3,000/- in 1990.
In 2005 she shifted to Jaipur, Rajsthan but her passion for painting never ended, in her pastime she continued her paintings, she started her paintings with water colours later on she started using oil colours too. Her first ever painting was dedicated to her Father as she made the portrait of her Father. All her paintings reflect the hard work & dedication she puts in, one can be mesmerised by the beauty and realness of her paintings. Latest in 2014 she started painting on the acrylic sheets and in every 5 to 6 months she varnishes these paintings. Most of her paintings are inspired by her outdoor visits, newspaper & magazines. A painting made by her that shows the sands of Barmer attract many people as Barmer is near Thar Desert and people are very keen about Desert in Rajasthan.
In her own words Ranjuji says “To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it.”
Apart form being an inspirational and amazing artist, she is also into jewelry making. These artificial jewelries are very much famous in Rajasthan and attract people from every state and country.
Ms. Ranju Bhanadari is a great artist and she always try to inspire others with her beautiful paintings, check out her amazing painting below.