"My father taught me every detail about miniature painting... Though my father is here no more, I still draw inspiration from him. He is my Guru."
"Hello, I am Nand Kishore and I come from the mesmerizing city of Jaipur, where fun and festivity never ends. My father was a painter back in the days when royals reigned. He used to paint the walls of royal homes, as well as their portraits. I was very young when I had my first encounter with painting. I used to enjoy my father's work and often copied him.
I was the only child so I had all my parents' love and pampering.
"My father taught me every detail about miniature painting. I left school when I was 15 years old to join him and once I mastered the art, I started in a professional way in 1975, three years after my father passed away. Though my father is here no more, I still draw inspiration from him. He is my Guru.
"Miniature painting is a beautiful art. It was at its peak during the Mughal era, hence most of the miniature painting portray fascinating scenes from Mughal times.
"I received the state award for Miniature Painting for year 2002-2003. I have exhibited my in numerous exhibitions in Jaipur, Delhi and Pune, and they have received good response.
"I specialize in paintings with precious gemstones. People find them to be unique. In this way, I have given an original touch to an ancient style of painting.
"I am a very content person now. My son is also in this field. He has done his Masters in Commerce as well as four years in drawing and painting. He is now a professional artist. My daughter is a lecturer in an art college."
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