September 24, 2017
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Indian Paintings

Meenakari Paintings

As Meenakari art work is generally done on the kundan jewellery and other also,the meenakar(Craftmans)has to work with the goldsmith, the ghaaria, the designer or chitteria and jadiya who applies the gems on the kundan or gold.The work finished produced is a marvel of the expertise of these their techniques and their different craftsmen. [… More info …]

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Indian Paintings

Saura Paintings

The Saura painting is a traditional folk painting made by the “Saura” tribe of Orissa. The theme of this folk painting has been drawn from their everyday life, showing several rows of human forms engaged in daily or ceremonial activities. The Saura paintings were traditionally made to mark special events such as birth of a child, a good harvest, marriage and other occasions. [… More info …]

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Thangka Paintings

The Thangka Paintings or Thangka arts also known as Tangka, Thanka or Tanka,it is a Tibetan silk painting with embroidery, usually depicting a Buddhist deity, famous scene.The thankga Painting is not a flat creation like an oil painting or acrylic painting also doing. [… More info …]

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Madhubani Paintings

The Madhubani Painting or Mithila Painting is also a style of Indian painting, it is practiced in the Mithila region of sate Bihar (India) and the adjoining parts of Terai (Nepal). The origins of these paintings are mythology. These paintings depict Lord Krishna, Shiva-Parvati and other gods and godesses. [… More info …]

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Warli Paintings

The Warli Painting is mostly done by the Indian indigenous people, who live in Dahanu and Talasari talukas of the Thane district, parts of Nashik and Dhule (Maharashtra), Valsad (Gujarat). They have their own beliefs and their traditions, as well as customs. The Warlis speak an unwritten Warli language which belong to the southern Part of the Sanskrit, Marathi and Gujarati word Language. [… More info …]

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Kangra Paintings

Kangra painting is the art of Kangra, named after Kangra used in Himachal Pradesh (India). It became prevalent with the Basohli school of painting in 18th century and produced a magnitude in paintings both in content as well as volume also, one of the Pahari painting school, came to be known as Kangra paintings. [… More info …]

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Kalamkari Paintings

Kalamkari or Qalamkari Paintings is a type of hand painted or block printed cotton textile work produced in India.The Kalamkari word is defined from the Persian words kalam (pen) and kari (craftmanship), meaning drawing with a pen. [… More info …]

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Tanjore Paintings

Tanjore painting or Thanjavur Oviyam is an important paint form of classical South Indian painting. It is native to the town of Thanjavur (Tanjore) in Tamil Nadu, India. This art form stretches back to about a period, when Nayakas of Tanjavur encouraged art work, the classical dance and music, literature both in Telugu and Tamil Culture. [… More info …]

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Indian Paintings

Phad Paintings

Phad painting is a popular style of folk painting. This painting is mostly made in the Rajasthan state of India. This style of painting is made traditionally and done on a long cloth, called as phad. The Phad narrates the folk deities of Rajasthan State, and mostly of Pabuji and Devnarayan are depicted on the phads. [… More info …]

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Mysore Paintings

Mysore painting is an important style of painting when it comes to classical South Indian paintings. As the name suggets, it originated in the town of Mysore located in Karnataka. These paintings are known for their elegance, and muted colours. The Mysore painting themes for most of these paintings are Hindu Gods and Goddesses. In these modern times, these paintings have become a much sought after souvenir during festive occasions in South India. [… More info …]

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Miniature Paintings

The Miniature painting pattern is very large scale painting. It is a traditional Indian painting which was majorly practiced Royal families. With the advent of Miniature Paintings, large scale paintings dominated the scene. [… More info …]

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Mughal Paintings

Mughal painting is a style of South Asian painting and Indian Painting, generally it is confined to miniatures either as book illustrations or single works to be kept in their albums, which emerged from Persian miniature painting, with Hindu, Jain, and the Buddhist influences, and developed in the court of the Mughal Empire and later spread to other Indian courts, both Muslim and Hindu, and also Sikh. [… More info …]

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