Famous folk art paintings from India

Folk art refers to traditional art forms and crafts created by people who may or may be not formally trained as artists. It is deeply rooted in the cultural and historical traditions of a particular region, community, or ethnic group. Folk art reflects the unique identity, values, and beliefs of a community, and it is…

Coming soon: Stories from the Countryside of India!

I am delighted to announce the upcoming release of my captivating new book, “Stories from the Countryside of India!” This remarkable book is set to take you on a mesmerizing journey into the enchanting world of Warli art, a traditional art form of India that has captivated generations with its simplicity and rich cultural heritage….

Learn to draw Warli tribal art of India: Step by step guide

What is Warli art? India has preserved various forms of folk arts that also include sculptures, pottery, painting embroidery and more. These folk art are practised mainly by the tribal people living in the interior regions of India. Warli art is a famous form of folk art made by tribal people living in the Maharashtra…

Varamahalakshmi vratha

Varamahalakshmi is the goddess of wealth and prosperity. Pooja of Varamahalakshmi (Vara Mahalakshmi Vratha) is celebrated by Hindu’s in South India, on Friday, in the month of Sravana. Goddess Lakshmi has 8  different forms and performing this particular vratha is said to impress all her forms, hence, good health will be bestowed to the family….

Temporary henna tattoo

Henna, also known as mehendi, made from the leaves of plant Lawsonia inermis¬†is used for making temporary body art, popular in India and Middle East. Henna which is available in plastic cone is used for making body designs, especially on hands and feet. Henna is also available in the market as powder where the leaves…

Indian get together

I am a native of south India. The place where I come from follow a tradition of sitting on floor in an order and eating food on banana leaves (as plate), with hands.¬†Sometimes we also form a separate order for ladies and gents, just to make ourselves sit comfortably. Once we are seated, the food…