Warli – Art in white!

Keeping the art alive –  #timesquare

All ‘WHITE’

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Clicked at ‘Pune’ airport – Maharashtra.

Warli art is a beautiful folk art of Maharashtra, traditionally created by the tribal women. … Warli paintings are painted white on mud walls.

The simple pictorial language of Warli painting is matched by a rudimentary technique. The ritual paintings are usually created on the inside walls of village huts. The walls are made of a mixture of branches, earth and red brick that make a red ochre background for the paintings. Traditionally, the Warli only paint with a white pigment made from a mixture of rice paste and water, with gum as a binder. A bamboo stick is chewed at the end to give it the texture of a paintbrush. Walls are painted only to mark special occasions such as weddings or harvests.

For more details check – Warli painting

Keeping the art alive over the years

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