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Sunday, July 15, 2012

tanjore painting sri krishna

This is my latest krishna tanjore painting .

A typical Thanjavur painting would consist of one main figure, a deity, with a well-rounded body & almond shaped eyes. This figure would be housed in an enclosure created by means of an arch, curtains etc. The painting would be made by the gilded and gem-set technique - a technique where gold leaves & sparkling stones are used to highlight certain aspects of the painting like ornaments, dresses etc. 

The painting would be bright & colourful and breathtakingly beautiful. The impact in a darkened room is that of a glowing presence. While most of the paintings would depict the Child Krishna and his various pranks, paintings of other deities were also created. 

Over a period of time changes have occurred in the stylization - for example, the figures are no longer round. Presiding deities of various famous temples are also being depicted in the paintings. The technique is now more in use than the style. 

 resourse courtesy-   www.thanjavurpaintings.com

Sand painting -3 pujarins original artist -Jamini roy

This is a very interesting style of art .this is nothing but creating a texture with sand and painting on top of it

For this painting ,I used a12 x12  hard board.

prepared the board using plaster of paris(pop)and chalk powder ratio 2:1,water n fevicol

apply the mixture on the board  evenly and let it dry

Draw the desired image .

apply thick coat of fevicol on the lines and pour sand on it ,on the rest of the area brush fevicol and

apply sand.do this part by part from up to down .

when its dry, paint the image as desired