The kalamkari Durga Folk Art Paintings

The word ‘kalamkari‘ is a portmanteau of ‘kalam’ (pen) and ‘kari’ (handiwork). The kalam in question is a sprig of bamboo sculpted into the shape of a rudimentary pen. The kari is done on a section of very specifically treated fabric canvas, using homemade colours put together from organic pigments. This form of folk artContinue reading “The kalamkari Durga Folk Art Paintings”

Home Décor and Handicrafts – A Perfect Mix of Art and Intrigue

Decorating your home with handicrafts is not something new or unheard of. In fact, it is a very popular method of enthusing some intricate art forms into your home décor. India is a country, rich in cultural heritage and art forms found in every nook and cranny. These art forms are not only traditional butContinue reading “Home Décor and Handicrafts – A Perfect Mix of Art and Intrigue”

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