The SneakyArt Post

Nishant Jain
SneakyArt is secret art of the world, drawn in public spaces with a fountain pen and a sketchbook. This newsletter shares my latest work, and lessons from my journey of self-education as an artist.
Created 16 Jul 2020
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  • Insider #15 - Why am I Home?
    19 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 5 8
    👋 Hello, Insiders. Today marks one month since I boarded the flight for India. I’m here for another 4 weeks. I have attended some weddings, met a lot of people for the first time, and seen a lot of p...
  • Post 85 - Wedding Season!
    17 Dec 2021 • 4 min read • 7 6
    👋 Hello, readers! I’d like to welcome all the new subscribers this week. I’m glad to have a space in your inbox, and honoured to have some claim to your time and attention every week. To help get you...
  • 84 - How the Day Begins
    10 Dec 2021 • 2 min read • 9 18
    👋 Hello, readers. In my family we start the day with words. Every morning, a tray is carried up to the terrace, bearing the first cups of tea, a bowl of sprouted beans and vegetables, and another bow...
  • 83 - Karaoke Fever
    08 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 8 2
    👋 Hello, reader. This is a SneakyArt Drop about a phenomenon I have observed among Indian parents of a certain vintage, when a mic and backing track are introduced to their environment. Suddenly, the...
  • 🎙 Insider #13 - Post-Script with Emma Carlisle
    05 Dec 2021 • 6 min read • 2 6
    👋 Hello, Insiders! This week, I released a fascinating chat with UK-based artist Emma Carlisle. I hope you’ve heard it and also enjoyed it. I learned about Emma’s work when I asked my Instagram follo...
  • 82 - Rekindling Joy
    03 Dec 2021 • 2 min read • 6 7
    👋 Hello! This is week 2 of my India stay, and I’m writing from the dining table at my home in Kolkata! The last week was an incredible reunion with college friends at a close friend’s wedding in Gurg...
  • 🖌 Insider #12 - The End of Art
    28 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 2 2
    👋 Hello, insiders! There are a few new members this week! Let’s make some space for them. Everyone move a little to your right. Please grab a cushion. In last week’s Insider post, I shared travel pla...
  • 81 - (Re)Learning To Fly
    26 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 11 5
    👋 Hello. This post marks one week in India. I haven’t done enough exploring yet, what with the big bad virus and the big bad AQI (early winter in Delhi means heavy air pollution). But I’ve seen some ...
  • 80 - The Window as a Frame
    23 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 6 0
    👋 Hello, reader. Seeing precedes drawing. Look at the nearest window. Consider what makes the window work as a frame. Go to the other side of the room and look at it again. What changed? A window can...
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