Saksham Verma is an art enthusiast. He is finishing his final year from Srishrti School of Art and Design. An illustrator, a street artist and a graphic designer hold the major positions in his skill set. He made the first mural of Tricity in Chandigarh and has his talent flowing in the streets of Bangalore as well.
He started off with basic sketching like other budding designers. While preparing himself to get into college he realised he belonged in design rather than fine art. 'I wanted to bring out a change and convey messages to people using relatable and easily comprehensive artworks.'
His murals will charm you in more ways than one. His inspiration is as simple as anything that generates an idea. Saksham says , 'If I believe that something can make a place more interactive by altering an object or reimagining it, it acts as my inspiration.' He makes sure to have done his research well and fuse that with the inspiration to give a surprise element to the public.
'My first mural took me 10 days while I worked nine hours a day.' Practice does make a man perfect. When we asked Saksham how he has evolved with his work overtime. Saksham’s aim is not to create something that breeds chaos. He aims at keeping his work fun and interactive, 'The only aim is to be interactive and fun. Some of the artworks include an anamorphic vision which can only be seen from a point.' Some of his projects like the Avatar mural have bold and moral announcement. The focus remains to communicate the right essence.
Text Tanya Saggi
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