Bijay Biswaal, Self-taught Artist from Orissa, India

Bijay Biswaal is an accomplished self-taught artist from Orissa, India. And he has a day-job working for Indian Railways in the fast-growing metropolis of central India, Nagpur.

Preferred coloring mediums for Bijay Biswaal are watercolor and acrylic. Great choices of versatile paints where the latter can resemble the others for experienced painter.

He is not restrictive to be a watercolorist or acrylic painter.

Bijay Biswaal also has an enthusiastic interest of broadening his artistic skill and styles with other mediums.

Oil paintings, charcoal, dry pastel, pencil coloring and paper collage are mentioned by him. And including caricature drawings and portrait artwork.

Any artists would love to become an outstanding all-rounders for different coloring mediums.

Quite possibly someone who has the luxury of time to master it.

On the contrary, Bijay Biswaal is an ordinary man who has to secure his mundane job by the day, and passionately mastering his paintings during his leisure time.

Could perseverance and persistence motivate his obsession to enjoy painting?

Besides, there seem to be no relatable traits between an engineering-minded railway man, and a painting artist who loves creating artwork as much as his daily task for Indian Railway.

I think it’s definitely more than just a hobby for him(!). Albeit, ‘hobby’ likely refers to adolescence experimenting and trying to define a directive goal into adulthood.

His artistic skill was developed since childhood, and it could be a hobby in the past.

And now, his continual passion has cultivated him to seek endlessly for the pursuit of excellence.

What is fascinating about his composition is that there is no horizon in it; limitless possibilities to describe his artwork.

Bijay Biswaal focus totally on colors of outdoor landscape and objects. Works depicting scenes of Indian cites, people, buildings, temples and still life from flowers to rocks.

Impressionist Claude Monet painted over 250 canvas artwork for water lilies series. And there’s a cause for his repeating subjects.

Likewise for Bijay Biswaal, time off to grasp the gist of accurate colors in painting, is far more immensely painstaking than composing the art piece itself.

His positive attitude, undivided attention and genuine passion in paintings, has inspired me to blog more often. Spending time to produce better written-content.

Below sharing some of his great paintings in watercolor and acrylic.

vizag rocks.. watercolor on paper
vizag rocks.. watercolor on paper
flowers on canvas
flowers on canvas
ajni rickshawalla
ajni rickshawalla
mid-day.. Nagpur railway station
mid-day.. Nagpur railway station
WET NAGPUR AND A BLEEDING red CAR
WET NAGPUR AND A BLEEDING red CAR
an old defunct factory off ghat road
an old defunct factory off ghat road
variety square ..day
variety square ..day

View more from his FB Gallery

Bijay Biswaal’s distinguished work: Painting FAITH selected for exhibition at Camlin art contest(western zone) at Nehru centre Mumbai- 2012
Selected  3 sets of paintings, VARIETY SQUARE, WET PLATFORM, and ROAD LESS TRAVELLED, by ART SOCIETY OF INDIA for exhibition, 2012.
Collections in Mumbai, Chicago, Bhubaneswar, Nagpur narrow gauge rail museum

All Images Courtesy of Bijay Biswaal.
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