Peacock on Red & Gold Silk


As most of my canvas paintings have an iridescent background, I am always asked if the painting is on silk. Here’s my latest painting of a Textured henna-style acrylic Peacock Painting on silk mounted on 1.5” deep wooden panel. The silk used here is an old silk saree that is no longer wearable.

I am creating this series of paintings on silk with a specific purpose of giving back to the South Asian community - all profit from the sale of paintings on upcycled silk sarees will go towards supporting South Asian individuals & families suffering from domestic violence and emotional abuse. Read more

Original One of a kind painting created with a unique technique on upcycled silk saree. Colors are iridescent & pop based on the angle of the light. There is glitter in the peacock feathers that add to the drama and movement of the painting. 

Size 18” x 24”

The first painting in the series - Peacock on Blue Silk