Shirish is a self-taught artist, author and trainer from a very populous city called Pune, from a very populous country called India.
Shirish dabbles in many activities like fitness and nutrition, scuba diving, film-making, acting, video editing, travel, story writing and voice acting. But his passion for fine arts trumps all.
After working in the IT industry for more than two decades, Shirish is now a full-time author and trainer. He has published dozens of art-instruction books in multiple languages. His books have been sold in more than 40 countries to learn various drawing and painting techniques.
Shirish's artworks are present in private collections throughout the world.
Shirish strongly believes in learning something new everyday. And it doesn't matter whether that learning happens through deliberate efforts or through failures!
Every child is an artist, the problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up - Pablo Picasso
Shirish's mission is to help invoke that hidden artist within you.