Meet Chandrakant Bhide - the typewriter artist



Art has various expressions. Chandrakant Govind Bhide is one such artist. He makes pictures using the age-old typewriter.

He uses the symbols in a typewriter to create various images. He is capable of etching out images of Lord Ganesha, V Shantaram, Raj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar, Saurav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar.

"When I was with Union Bank, I was once asked to type a list of telephone numbers. Instead of typing them as a list, I typed them in the shape of a telephone instrument. This was the first picture I made on the typewriter. My early efforts resembled cross-stitch embroidery" says Bhide.

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