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Mudwall painting - Lippan art work 1 comment Home Share It: The full moon in December always reminds me of my epic journey into the heart of Gujarat for the Rann Utsav or Rann Festival organized each year by the Gujarat Tourism. When the Great White Rann of Kutch dries up to reveal white salt crystals that gleam like diamonds on a full moon night. Read my experience of the Rann Festival in detail here. Kutch is a dry, arid, west most region of Gujarat and here, the villages of Sharm- e…
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Traditional Madhubani Folk Art Painting, 'One with Nature I'
Bharti Dayal celebrates lifes natural harmony in the ancient style of Madhubani painting. She mixes vegetable dyes with acrylics to paint a luscious tree of life on handmade paper. Colorful birds nest on the leafy branches while fish swim up the trees trunk and among the roots as peacocks nest under the leafy branches. Traditionally painted by women from Mithila on the walls and floor of their homes, Madhubani paintings usually depict ancient mythological themes. br br Bharti Dayal signs…
Madhubani painting, 'Peaceful Coexistence'
All living beings come together to celebrate around the Tree of Life. The tree is a worshipped icon in India a symbol of life itself. Bharti Dayal depicts brilliant fish and birds with splendid plumage in a traditional Indian Madhubani painting. br br As each painting is an individual creation, each is unique. Colors and motifs may vary slightly from that pictured.