At the eatery

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At the Eatery

Scene from one of those innumerable small restaurants in Calcutta. These are the ‘lunchrooms’ that feed the city. Drawn with Rorito Racemax Black Gel Pen and Camel water colour paints.

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Roadside Tea Stall

havana brown ink sketch of tea stall‘আসুন, একটু চা খাওয়া যাক!’ (Let’s have a cup of tea). That used to be the typical friendly invitation of the quintessential Bengali gentleman to a friend or an acquaintance, once upon a time. Sadly, the Bengali gentlemen of these days are more inclined towards their sundowners than the simple old tea served in a small clay pot!

Here’s a fountain pen sketch of a roadside tea stall straight from the streets of the old quarters of Calcutta! Tea is a beverage that is healthy in limited quantities and it is an inexpensive beverage in these roadside tea stalls!

Sketched with Daytone Havana Brown ink in my Gama Forever fountain pen.

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