Category Archives: Batik Paintings

Indian Style of Painting

India is a diverse country where culture, customs and style changes at every kilometre. India has a rich history and many styles of paintings emerged during the rule of different emperors in different era. All styles of paintings are beautiful and intrinsic. The most common theme of all paintings are depiction of gods and goddesses, […]

Phad Paintings

Beautiful and colourful Phad Paintings originated from Rajasthan got its name from rajasthani dialect which means fold and the word phad is derived from Sanskrit word patt. These are long rectangular paintings on cloth which depict the lives and adventures of local heroes using bold colours. These paintings take you through epic stories of dances […]

Kalamkari Paintings

The word Kalamkari is derived from Kalam meaning pen and kari meaning work, so Kalamkari means work done using a pen. This ancient art of painting which originated about 3000 years ago is hand painted and block printed. This art which was performed using vegetable dyes flourished at ancient cities like Srikalahasti in Tamil Nadu […]

Miniature Paintings

Dated back in 17th century, Miniature paintings evolved from the Western Himalayas. Miniature paintings are intricate handmade paintings which are colourful but small in size. These paintings showcase flawless and subtle brushwork which adds on to their beauty. Miniature paintings got its name from its size. The first miniature painting was made on palm leaves […]

Pattachitra Painting

Pattachitra is the old and famous form of art which was born in Odisha but admired worldwide. This aesthetic form of art got its name from Sanskrit words ‘Patta’ meaning canvas and ‘Chitra’ meaning picture. These colourful and vibrant paintings made on canvas are based on Hindu mythology and mostly inspired by Jagannath of Puri. […]

 Batik Paintings

Batik is an art of dying cloth in a way that it brings out beautiful, different and vibrant patterns. Batik is an ancient art that ¬†went from Coromandel Coast in India to Southeast Asia becoming the speciality of Java, Indonesia (It reads as it spread out of India, whereas you are saying entered India). It […]