26 Days Of Type


A  ___ Not sure how many of these I am going to do but it's fun giving it a shot. Participating in 36daysoftype ! Here goes type A.  #indianpaintingseries #indianfolkart #alphabet

Mughal miniature style arch.


B ____ #Batikart is an art of making paintings using wax. This method is known to be used on cotton fabrics, which can be traced back to 2000 years.

C_____ #indianpaintingseries @36daysoftype#36daysoftype #C #alphabet #painttype#indianfolkart #typeillustration #cheriyalart . C for Cheriyal scroll art, a dying art from Telangana region. Depicting Puranas & epics on 40-45 feet scrolls.


d______dotara. @36daysoftype #36daysoftype#typeillustration #typography #typeD#alphabet #indianfolkart . Musical instruments have always been prominent in Indian traditional paintings. Dotara (2 or 4 stringed instrument) is one of the popular instruments seen in many Bengal & Mughal paintings.


E____ @36daysoftype#36daysoftype #indianpaintingseries#folkart #typography #indianfolkart#alphabet #typeE . This elephant is inspired from Mithila painting style. Mithila painting, originating from Bihar is traditionally done with fingers, twigs, brushes, nib pen, using natural dyes & pigments and is characterized by eye catching 👁 colors and geometrical patterns.


F_____ @36daysoftype#36daysoftype #typeillustration#indianfolkart #typography#indianpaintingseries . #IndianBlockPrinting is a form of dying & coloring a fabric using wooden blocks. Traditionally this craft is done in cooperation between the block carvers, 'chippas' printers, 'rangrez' dyers & 'dhobis' washers.


G_____ #Gondart@36daysoftype #36daysoftype#indianfolkart #indiantribalart#typeillustration #typeG . Gond art originated in Madhya Pradesh by the Gond tribes who are the largest indigenous community in India and their art is an expression of their everyday quest for life. Traditionally painted on mud walls of their houses.


H______Hase.  #36daysoftype @36daysoftype#typography #typegif #indianfolkart . Rangoli art is a decoration made of simple geometric shapes, diety impressions & flowers shapes that has different names from different states. Hase in Karnataka, kolam in Tamil Nadu, mandana in Rajasthan, alpana in West Bengal, muggu in Andhra, Kalam in Kerala & others.

i_____  @36daysoftype#indiantribalart #indianfolkart#typeillustration #36daysoftype . This alphabet is inspired by Bheenth Chitra art style. Bheenth Chitra, literally translated as wall drawings is a distinct tribal art from Gujrat.


J_____ Jaisalmer wall paintings. @36daysoftype#indianpaintingseries #indianfolkart#typeillustration #36daysoftype #typeJ . The wedding world might have advanced but Jaisalmer chooses to remain different by continuing the beautiful tradition of painting wedding invitations on the walls of the house. Along with names, date & lord ganesh, symbolizing new beginnings. These paintings are depicted on every other house, which remain forever unless there is another ceremony in the family.


K_____ Kalighat painting. @36daysoftype #36daysoftype#indianfolkart #indianpaintingseries#typeillustration #typeK #K_for_Kill . Kalighat painting originates from the place Kalighat in Kolkata. This style is highly stylised & does not use perspective. Kalighat paintings are still done today although genuine work is hard to come by.​​​​​​​


M____ Marriage. Inspired by Madhubani style painting. #36daysoftype@36daysoftype #indianfolkart #typeM#typeillustration . Mithila (town in Bihar) paintings, also known as Madhubhani paintings are a folk painting tradition kept alive by women in northern Bihar.


n_____ naga (king cobra) is the Sanskrit word for a snake deity found in Indian religions. These Gond style painting were done by Pardhan Gonds who traditionally served as professional bardic priests. These priests began transforming their ritual performing art into a tradition of figurative art during the 1980's #36daysoftype @36daysoftype#indianfolkart #typeN #indiantribalart


O_____ Orissa painting.  @36daysoftype #36daysoftype#indianfolkart #typeO #typeillustration 
Devotional art of Orissa paintings on cloth, is a very popular style that centers around the worship of Lord Jagannath, manifestation of Lord Krishna. This style resembles the old murals of Orrisa especially religious centres of Puri, Konark and Bhubaneshwar region in eastern India.


P_____ Pankha. #Pattachitra hand fan.
#36daysoftype @36daysoftype #typeP#indianfolkart #typeillustration 
Pattachitra paintings originate from the state Orissa in India. Palm leaf Pattachitra, aka Tala Pattachitra in Oriya, is drawn on palm leaf where the palm leaves are left to harden after being taken from trees. These are then sewn together into different shapes to form a canvas.


Q______Queen.
@36daysoftype #36daysoftype This type is Inspired by Madhubani folk art from Bihar, India. #typeillustration #indianfolkart#typeQ


R________ Roar. 
This painting style is called Patua, originating from West Bengal, India. Traditionally made from hand paper, backed with cloth. Patua scroll painters travel to various villages singing stories about pictures depicted in their scrolls.
#36daysoftype @36daysoftype#indianfolkart #typeillustration #typeR


S________ Shankha (conch shell) 🐚 
#36daysoftype @36daysoftype#typeillustration #typeS #indianfolkart#alphabet 
Shankha is a conch shell 🐚 of religious importance in Hinduism & Buddhism. Displayed in Indian art in association with Vishnu or as a symbol of water. This type is inspired by Madhubani style art from mithila region of India & Nepal.

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