Kannur woman bags records by drawing 21 ministers on single bottle within 2.5 hrs
Valiyannur (Kannur): Many people had identified their artistic skills during the lockdown days. V Sruthy is one among them. She found a place in the India Book of Records and Asia Book of Records by drawing pictures of all ministers in the new Pinarayi Vijayan-led cabinet and their portfolios on a single bottle within 2.5 hours.
Though Sruthy had attended drawing classes during school days, later she quit. Then she completed MBA, got married and became a mother. After this, she decided to focus on art again. The lockdown also motivated her to do something creative. So, she chose to start with bottle art which the trend during lockdown.
First, Sruthy drew butterflies, artforms, heritage places and portraits on bottles. Many people came forward to buy them after knowing about the art work through social media. As Sruthy had lost her job in a private firm during the lockdown, the bottle art fetched her an income.
Sruthy drew pictures and portfolios of the chief minister and 20 other ministers in the cabinet, on all four sides of a bottle. She first painted the bottle with white paint and then drew the pictures with black paint. Sruthy's husband Sanoop, a bank employee, also supports her.