Art trends

7 Leading Instagram Art Trends You Must Try

Do you want to stay at the top of the latest art trends? We’re here to help! We’ve picked the most interesting and fun-to-do trending art activities for you. Here are the top art and creativity trends that are all over Instagram. Get Creative with these Cool Art Trends  1. Me vs my best friend

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Timeless Elegance: Floral Motifs in Rajasthani Miniature Paintings

Flowers have been used as a design element in the art for centuries, and nowhere is this more evident than in a Rajasthani miniature painting. This painting is an ancient art form known for its intricate details, vivid colours, and delicate brushwork. If you’re a fan of floral designs, then you’ll love exploring the world

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Relevance of Folk Art in Climate Crises

Historically, folk art has been a powerful means of expressing oneself. At the same time, it plays a huge role in preserving a community’s culture and tradition. While it may not be a solution to any crisis, it helps the individual and the community to cope with it in a way. It can provide motivation

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Why are Indian handicrafts so precious?

Introduction On a scale of 1-10, how breathtaking is it to look at Indian handicrafts? For us, it’s beyond 100. Since the beginning of the Indus Valley Civilization, there’s ample art and handicrafts around to consume and get inspired from. However, Indian handicrafts are an embodiment of a culture so vibrant in diversity that it’s

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Madhubani painting

Top 7 Books on Madhubani Painting

What is Madhubani Painting? The Mithila (current Bihar) region of India and Nepal is home to Madhubani paintings, also known as Mithila paintings. It derives its name from the Madhubani district of Bihar, India, where it was first conceived. These paintings are made by artists utilising a range of tools, such as brushes, nib pens,

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Rooftop App Artist Spotlight: Kalyan Joshi (Phad Painting)

Born into tradition, Embracing Change Phad master artist, Kalyan Joshi was born in 1969 into the Joshi family from Bhilwara, Rajasthan. The Joshi family had the distinction of being the one family that knew how to make Phad paintings; It was a legacy they have carried forward since the 13th century. Kalyan Joshi recognized the

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Top 5 Books on Indian Traditional Art

India has been home to countless forms of art. Each form of Indian traditional art has a unique story and is passed down through generations. From the intricate details of miniature paintings to the grandeur of temple architecture, Indian art has captured the hearts and minds of people worldwide. The exquisite beauty and grandeur of

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Exploring Indian Art Villages: Raghurajpur Edition

An artist’s life fills with gratitude by the moments he spends labouring over his art. The spirituality seeps into his being and his everyday life. India is a land of spirituality. For centuries, people in India have been worshipping the gods and goddesses through the practice of Indian art forms. Through this worship, the gods

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Synergies between art forms during the colonial period

The Origins of the form European merchants held a fascination and, often, abhorrence for India and its people. Not wanting to miss the spectacle, they commissioned artists of all manners to capture every moment. They were more interested in the subjects than the rulers where every day and the common man became a point of

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