Tag Archives: Folk Art

Chittara Painting – Folk Art from Karnataka

By | July 7, 2016

My take on Hasegode Chittara Painting: I took five hours to complete and I used Sharpie fine tip pen. Accidentally I tumbled upon this beautiful folk art from my birth state in India.When I learnt more about the art form I realized the intricate and the amount of patience the Deewaru women put, in creating this Art.

How to Draw a Bird in Gond Art-2

By | March 24, 2016

The Gond tribal community is one of the Central India’s largest communities and their art is an expression of their everyday life. The fine lines, dots and dashes are used in the Gond Paintings.The Gond tribe believed “viewing a good image begets good luck”. This belief led the Gonds to decorate their houses and the… Read More »

How to draw Women dancing in Warli

By | March 21, 2016

Introduction:  Warli art is one of the oldest tribal arts of India. It is named after the tribe Warli. They hailed from the coastal areas of Maharashtra and Gujarat. Warli has a basic graphic representation: a circle, triangle and a square.It is an earthy art form. A circle represents nature like sun and moon.The triangle… Read More »

DIY Handpainted Madhubani Serving Tray

By | March 18, 2016

I always wanted a serving tray which was hand painted. So i decided to make one for myself. I use this tray to serve friends some snacks and Tea. By my earlier post’s you would have already gauged that I love folk art and since am far away from my homeland, I always try to… Read More »