We all need some feel-good stuff to keep us going through these unprecedented times. And to bring in the feels are these influencers on Instagram during lockdown, trying to put some smiles on your face.
The upcycled art mini-workshops by this digital illustrator are a treat to watch, even if you’re not trying it out. Although, we suggest trying it out as well, as she uses materials readily sitting in the nooks and corners of our homes. And her upcycles aren’t too extensive–ideal for both experienced artists and novices.
Her popularity grows by the day, and there’s a good reason for it. The no-pretence, all-too-real comic acts by Joshi will give you a hearty laugh, not just at her act, but how her comedy applies to your daily life too. She recently started a Lockdown series, with short videos on ‘A day in the Joshi house’. The first one is out and cracking up viewers, and we can’t wait for more to follow.
One of the country’s most popular and OG fashion influencers Masoom Minawala’s posts on Instagram will make this lockdown feel like a breeze. Her friendly banter makes you feel like you’re right there with her, whether it is couture work-from-home dreams, date nights during social distancing, cooking, throwbacks, maintaining mental calm, and so on. If there’s someone who gets what you’re thinking or feeling at the moment, it’s her.
Started by marketing consultants in Barcelona, Spain, the COVID-19 Art Museum on Instagram is all about channelling your creativity. Because the world can come to stand still, but art always thrives. So, head to this handle to see people around the world expressing their perception of the situation, how they’re dealing with it, and how they’re streamlining the pandemic-related anxiousness into relatable representations.
Started by marketing consultant Pri Shewakramani and social media personality Shcherezade (Sherry) Shroff, Quarancharity is an initiative to help raise funds for both people and animals. They are supporting three charities: Goonj, Animal Adoption & Care, and Habitat for Humanity. How to donate? They have cooking classes, workouts, interior consulting, personal styling, and more with experts from the respective industries. And what you pay for these sessions goes towards the charities as donations. Till now they’ve had a Fashion e-commerce class with Pernia Qureshi, cooking with Saransh Goila, and a concert with Ankur Tiwari, among others. This is one of the best deeds you could do on Instagram during coronavirus.