The Charcoal Tree Art

Kobar Painting,



Kobar is an art form that is found in the towns and villages of Hazaribagh, Jharkhand. This art can be seen on cave walls and other rock surfaces, and it is believed to date back to 10,000-4000 BCE. The same styles and patterns of this harvest festival art have now been recreated on canvas to adorn the walls of your home. This painting showcases the beauty of nature, as captured by traditional Kobar art.

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These paintings were done in caves and shifted to mud walls of people in Hazaribagh. Hence, continuing since ancient times, dating back 10,000 : 4,000 BCE.

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    The tribals coat the wall with a layer of white mud.While the layer is still wet, they scrape with their fingertips on it. The designs that they draw out may range from flowers and fruits to various other designs inspired from nature.The cow dung which has earlier used to cake the walls of the house are used to add to the colour of the designs of Kobar Art. In this way the dark outline thus scraped on the walls is clearly visible due to the contrasting white mud coat previously applied on the wa...

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    Length: 76
    Width: 6
    Height: 96
    Type of Material:Paper, Paint

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