Madhubani Art

Posted by Shashvat Vats on May 23, 2014 02:12:38 pm
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Every nation has its legacy with respect to its culture, tradition, and art. India is no different. Infact, a plethora of traditional Indian art forms still continues to awestruck the art lovers. One such art form is the famous Madhubani paintings or Mithila paintings. Started from the Mithila region of Bihar (North India), the Madhubani paintings are said to have their origin way back to the times of Ramayana (Hindu religious epic). It is said that King Janak was preparing for the marriage of his daughter Sita to Lord Ram... Read more>>

Techniques Of Acrylic Painting

Posted by Naina Arora on May 22, 2014 02:03:00 pm
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As compared to other mediums Acrylic paint is a new medium which is added to the world of painting only since 1950's. A lot of practice and patience is required to learn acrylic painting. Mostly artist prefer doing landscape painting in the beginning because it is the easiest way of starting this medium. Next level of this medium is usually portrait painting. Versatility, permanence and ease of use are few benefits of using acrylic painting. It can be applied as thickly as required like in impasto or as thin as required like in... Read more>>

A Brief Overview About Indian Contemporary Art

Posted by Naina Arora on May 21, 2014 12:56:57 pm
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Indian contemporary art is the art that has been and continues to be created during our lifetimes. This is a form of art that originated near around 1960's or 1970's and continues to exist till date. This art is emerging day by day. Both established and upcoming artists are coming up with innovative ideas. It depicts how Indian artists are no more confined to a particular medium of oil on canvas or water colour on paper as they no more have fear to lose their inherent strength and willingness to experiment; rather they are mor... Read more>>

Tempera An Interesting Media

Posted by Naina Arora on May 20, 2014 11:40:09 am
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Tempera is a permanent and fast drying painting medium consist of dry pigments which are made usable by mixing it with a water-soluble binder medium which is usually a glutinous material such as egg yolk. Paintings done in this medium are referred to as tempera. The tempera paintings are long lasting. Tempera is made in a traditional way by hand-grinding the powder dry pigments to a binding agent like egg, glue, honey, milk, water and a variety of plant gums. It starts with keeping a little amount of powdered pigment on the dish an... Read more>>

Techniques And Tips To Paint Beautiful Watercolor Paintings

Posted by Naina Arora on May 19, 2014 12:47:00 pm
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Thinking of making your watercolour painting different? If yes, then we would like to say that you have come across the right place. Watercolor is one of the most economical painting mediums. You can make this more interesting and different by following the mentioned below techniques: First and the foremost thing that you need to do is add some salt to your painting, which will create speckled and star-burst pattern the moment it dries. Sketch with a light pencil and paint on the areas you want to salt. Sprinkle salt on the pain... Read more>>

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