Timetravel

Cover for Jetwings Vintage India Feature
Somehow this loosely defined 'vintage universe' seems like a softer world. 
Rose petals, Old radio, Tv shows that were not just for the rich and spoilt but for everyone. Doordarshan's Ek Chidiya-anek Chidiya all tried to emphasize a secular India. An India united by it's diversity. This was a place of blue ambassadors with dusty seats, AIR radio, video cassettes and audio tapes that were precious and kept meticulously. Now between our ipods and itunes, I'm not sure how much more I can hoard. 
Sigh. It's easy to get nostalgic one minute, and marvel at how easily accesible everything is in the next. :)

Some of the illustrations i did for a feature in a magazine on Vintage India.











10 comments:

Billo Rani said...

I hope i'm flying Jet next month!
:) :) :) :)

GB said...

just found your blog...i miss those days now- of ek chidiya, anek....and chitrahaar...i guess we're nostalgic for our childhood... :)

Lovely blog!!

Bharat Mirle said...

Love the last three!

Bharat Mirle said...

and the typewriter!

I said...

Hey! Your blog's beautiful. I have read through your entire blog in one day, and now I want more of it! Do you sketch and then scan the images? Or do you work straight on the pc? Great work!

Jess said...

Sooo indian , soo vintage... so perfect. I love your blog :)

Tosham said...

Love it Shilo! :)

jenn said...

Vintage and unique love love love them

Jenn
http://www.momentsofelegance.com

Pranav K said...

of course its easy to get nostalgic, India is changing that fast.
nice illustrations :)

Mira said...

wow, i love the vintage illsutrations. fulltoo byootiee!