Indian folk art , Gond painting

Indian folk art , Gond painting 

This post is about another beautiful Indian folk art , Gond painting.

The Gonds or Gondis are the largest Adivasi Community in India and are Dravidian’s whose origin can be traced to the pre-Aryan era. They are mainly found in Madhya Pradesh and its surrounding States like andhra pradesh,odissa,uttar pradesh,maharashtra and chattisgarh. The word Gond comes from Kond, which means green mountains in the dravidian.Their language is related to Telegu and other Dravidian languages. About half of Gonds speak Gondi languages, while the rest speak Indo – Aryan languages including Hindi.

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warli painting

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warli painting - Tulsi wedding
Tulsi wedding

Warli painting  –  Tulsi Vivah or Tulsi wedding

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This is my new addition to warli painting gallery.

This painting is of a occasion of “Tulsi Vivaha” (Tulsi wedding ) in a warli style on a black handmade paper using white acrylic colour.

Tulsi Vivaha is the ceremonial marriage of the Tulsi plant (holy basil) to the Hindu god  Vishnu or his avatar Krishna. This ceremony is performed  on “Uththan dwadashi” or twelth lunar day of the hindu month Kartika.The Tulsi wedding signifies the end of the monsoon and the beginning of the Hindu wedding season.It is ususally performed in the evening.

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Gift box painting

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Gift box painting

Gift box painting

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I am here with a  painting on a black gift box.This is a plain,black gift box that actually had a wallet and a card holder which was gifted to my husband.I was thinking of doing something on the cover of this gift box ,but was not getting time from few days.Finally  yesterday I got some time to try this out.

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Warli,Madhubani art fusion

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warli,madhubani art fusion

Warli,Madhubani art fusion

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I am back with a post, after almost a month.Was busy with Kids exams,and then with kids( as they are having vacation ) and the navaratri festival ! As the festival is over now, I got time to try something.So thought of doing something which is easy yet beautiful and could be finished in a day or two.

So I have come up  with a painting with Warli,Madhubani art fusion.I Wanted to try some kind of fusion ,so I had drew this design  and  transferred it on the yellow paper already last month.So yesterday I started painting.

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