Exuberant Tale Painting




Much like a black-and-white photograph, this unique greyscale Pattachitra painting makes a statement by its contrast rather than colour. Approximately two feet by three feet in size, it is just the right size for being paired with other decoratives such as masks and crafts ':it can take centre stage or play a supporting role. Dazzle onlookers with this prime example of Indian art and culture.

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Pattachitra resemble the old murals of Odisha dating back to the 5th century BC. The origin of paintings is traced to a moving legend in the Chitralakshana, the earliest known treatise on painting.

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    Prepping the Canvas:The process of painting Patachitra begins with the preparation of canvas (pata). Traditionally, cotton canvas was used; now, both cotton and silk canvas are used for paintings. They use old used sarees or cotton cloth for making canvas, as it is much softer and free from starch unlike the new cotton from the mill. Processing of cotton canvas is a tedious task which starts from dipping of cotton in a solution of crushed imli seeds and water for 4-5 days.The cloth is then taken...

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    Length: 116
    Width: 2
    Height: 85.5
    Type of Material:Fabric, Paint

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