ocean-of-nectar:  kkdas:    For India with Love    Don’t ever stop

I was commissioned by an Italian restaurant to paint something portraying "Classical Indian dance but also showing movement yet there is none." I walked out scratching my head but I eventually got .

I love everything about this picture.

“ As the Mother teaches her children how to express themselves in their language, so one Gypsy musician teaches the other. They have never shown any need for notation…" Photo art by Anatoly Bisinbaev

Bihu dance, Assam, India  ❉ღϠ₡ღ✻↞❁✦彡●⊱❊⊰✦❁ ڿڰۣ❁ ℓα-ℓα-ℓα вσηηє νιє ♡༺✿༻♡·✳︎· ❀‿ ❀ ·✳︎· FR Sep 16, 2016 ✨ gυяυ ✤ॐ ✧⚜✧ ❦♥⭐♢∘❃♦♡❊ нανє α ηι¢є ∂αу ❊ღ༺✿༻✨♥♫ ~*~ ♪ ♥✫❁✦⊱❊⊰●彡✦❁↠ ஜℓvஜ

Bihu dance, Assam, India ❉ღϠ₡ღ✻↞❁✦彡●⊱❊⊰✦❁ ڿڰۣ❁ ℓα-ℓα-ℓα вσηηє νιє ♡༺✿༻♡·✳︎· ❀‿ ❀ ·✳︎· FR Sep 16, 2016 ✨ gυяυ ✤ॐ ✧⚜✧ ❦♥⭐♢∘❃♦♡❊ нανє α ηι¢є ∂αу ❊ღ༺✿༻✨♥♫ ~*~ ♪ ♥✫❁✦⊱❊⊰●彡✦❁↠ ஜℓvஜ

Kesha, an Indian classical dancer performing a graceful stance from a classical form of Kathak. Copyright- Harshit Thaker

Kesha - Kesha, an Indian classical dancer performing a graceful stance from a classical form of Kathak.

Odissi is a devotional dance form originating in the temples of ancient India. Curvaceous movements, sculptured poses, fluid grace, and impeccable rhythm characterize this vibrant art.

Odissi is a devotional dance form originating in the temples of ancient India. Curvaceous movements, sculptured poses, fluid grace, and impeccable rhythm characterize this vibrant art.

Kathakali Dance

Kathakali performer in the virtuous pachcha (green) role in Chennai, South India. Kathakali is the ancient classical dance form of Kerala. Photograph by Arvind Balaraman.

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