Lakshmi chose to draw continuously to enter the ‘Longest Drawing by an Individual’ category in the Guinness Book of World records.
Lakshmi started drawing on chart papers measuring 328 feet each, and completed her drawing in 57 hours and 45 minutes. Almost 5,000 fishes of 150 varieties had been drawn.
She used more than a hundred boxes of colour pencils, crayons and sketch pens to make the 306-meter-long drawing. She said that she was very happy to have completed her childhood dream.
“From my childhood, I had an intention to go to drawing classes, so I went to private academy so that I could learn some drawing. I wanted to got to the Guinness World Record, so that I could achieve something in life,” said Lakshmi, at an event organized to felicitate her.
Lakshmi chose the theme of underwater ecology to highlight its importance.
“I am really proud of her. She has achieved Guinness record of having drawn 306 meters drawing in three days using crayons, oil pastels and sketch pens. We selected the theme of underwater ecology to highlight the importance of underwater ecology,” said Shiv Kumar, Lakshmi’s father.
Lakshmi’s family is compiling all documents and forwarding it to Guinness, so that she becomes a certified record-holder.