Jay Appurao

It’s Never Too Late to Create Inspiration on Becoming an Artist

It’s Never Too Late to Create Inspiration on Becoming an Artist

If you’ve always wanted to be an artist, why not start now? Whether you’re eight years old or 80, it’s never too late to start making art. Give in to your passion, find the right inspiration and dive right in. Finding Inspiration Inspiration is all around you. Start to notice what attracts you and record it as a reference for future paintings. The more you begin to notice the inspiration around yo ...[Read More]

How to Raise an Artist

How to Raise an Artist

5 Creative Ways to Get Your Children Interested in Art There’s more to a well-rounded education than reading, math, and science. Art is just as essential to your child’s well-being and knowledge base. Unlike math, science, and reading, the arts utilize a separate area of your child’s brain: the right hemisphere. This part of the brain is tasked with some of the most compelling features of everyday ...[Read More]

Find Space for Your Art Ways to Create a Creative Space in Your Home

Find Space for Your Art Ways to Create a Creative Space in Your Home

Ways to Create a Creative Space in Your Home One of the things that people consistently say gets in the way of making art is not having an art space. Here are a few ideas for creating a fun, funky, and functional art space you can really use in your home. Create an Art Studio in YOUR Home If you truly want to make art and creativity a part of your life and your self-care practice, you can find a s ...[Read More]

The Breakfast Table

The Breakfast Table

To illustrate the process of my artwork, and to better demonstrate how I meticulously craft each image throughout the process, the following sample stages of how I did ‘Breakfast Table’, you can see how I corrected myself. 1. As always, I started with a good drawing.. 2. The photograph had some greenish tint to the whole image from reflections of the ambient green room interior lighting. So, I sta ...[Read More]

Behind the Canvas: ‘Dr. Jay’s Art’ (Q&A)

Behind the Canvas: ‘Dr. Jay’s Art’ (Q&A)

One of the most important parts of the Art Show for me was the conversations I had with the visitors, which was extremely satisfying. I have decided to post some of the most commonly asked questions that I receive about my art, For starters, I am often asked ‘where did you learn to paint?’. From early childhood, I was drawing with pencils, charcoal, and ink, but was never encouraged to ...[Read More]

Appurao Art Show was a Success

Appurao Art Show was a Success

I think my first ever Art Show was phenomenally successful! It took many years of contemplation before I finally decided to do it. For years my family and my friends were encouraging me to show it, but I was just a ‘chicken’…what can I say!  Finally, I ran out of wall space and then I decided, ‘what is there to lose?’ It didn’t even occur to me that I already have a gallery space, my office, where ...[Read More]

Recovery Tips After a Breast Augmentation

Recovery Tips After a Breast Augmentation

Recovery Tips After a Breast Augmentation The anticipation of having a breast augmentation can be overwhelming and exciting all at once. This popular procedure has boosted the confidence of many women and can have a relatively quick recovery time, but taking care of your body post-procedure is a crucial step in the process. The team at La Belle wants every patient to have the best experience possi ...[Read More]

Five Exercises You Can Do at Your Desk

Five Exercises You Can Do at Your Desk

Five Exercises You Can Do at Your Desk How many times have you told yourself that you simply don’t have the time to visit the gym? While some of us do make time to exercise, the majority is too busy with work and family demands to carve out an hour a day for ourselves. We all know the benefits of staying active, so we don’t need to list them in this article. What many don’t know, however, is that ...[Read More]

Recovery Tips After a Liposuction

Recovery Tips After a Liposuction

Recovery Tips After a Liposuction An integral part of your discussion about any procedure should be recovery expectations, and here at La Belle we want to put your mind and body at ease. One of the most common cosmetic procedures, liposuction, is performed in our office as a walk in and walk out procedure, which makes getting back to your busy schedule that much easier. To make your recovery even ...[Read More]

How Far Would You Travel for Cosmetic Surgery?

How Far Would You Travel for Cosmetic Surgery? Today’s hectic world makes convenience a major factor in most people’s decisions. We like to have brunch at a local restaurant, frequent hair salons in the vicinity of our neighborhood, and enroll our children in schools within a few miles of our house. However, one decision that convenience should not play a role in is the medical practice you choose ...[Read More]