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  • Types of Indian Painting have evolved in a parallel manner in the course of time. There are different styles of paintings which have emerged in the due course of time in different geographic locations as a result of religious and cultural impact. The paintings of India can be broadly classified as wall paintings and miniature paintings. The different types of Indian paintings fall under this two broad category but again they can also be classified depending on their evolution, emergence and style. Almost all of the ancient paintings are engraved on the wall of temples and caves. Miniature paintings are paintings made on small canvasses of papers and clothes. This type of art mainly evolved in the medieval age especially narrating the royal life and this form of art is popular until now. The technique and medium are the two major aspects of painting. Depending on these, paintings can be further classified as Patachitra, Marble paintings, Batik, Kalamkari, Silk paintings, Velvet paintings, Palm Leaf Etchings, Glass painting in India, etc. Finally religion and culture also have immense impact on paintings. Folk paintings, Indo-Islamic art and Buddhist art are different types.

  • If there is one place on the face of earth where all the dreams of living men have found a home from the very earliest days when man began the dream of existence, it is India! Romain Rolland

  • The marble paintings are a famous form of art, which started in the time of Emperors and Queens. The painters used to dip their brushes in various colors and run them on marble artifacts to enhance its looks. Some examples can be seen in the form of painted designs on sofa sets, tables and wall hangings too. They are, usually, famous in Rajasthan that showcases royal lifestyle.

  • Marble paintings are miniature paintings made on a genuine piece of white marble. These paintings can be framed and used as a table top or a wall hanging in your home / office. Marble is a natural stone with immense beauty and is available in a variety of colors, some of which are particularly used to impart a natural and rugged look to the artifacts.

  • Marble paintings are exquisite works of Rajasthani/Mughal painting done on marble. Rajasthani painting is a style of miniature painting very similar to Mughal paintings. Done with immense perfection and beauty, marble paintings encompass traditional as well as contemporary styles

  • Rajasthani groom

  • Rajasthani bride

  • Jewellery design Painting on Marble, Handicraft

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  • Text & Pictures: Internet Copyright: All the images belong to their authorsArangement: Sanda Karioh Rajasthan - Kohinoor Langa Group

    *Kohinoor Langa Group Items performed Ghoomar Nritya- This is a group dance performed during the monsoons to celebrate the spirit of the season. Bhawri-This is a Rajasthani folk dance in which women balance seven pots on their heads and then dance on broken glass, swords, etc. The fluidity, flexibility and balance of the human body are the main attractions of this form of dance.Kalbelia-A dance performed by the women of the snake charmer community of Rajasthan. Apart from the above mentioned folk forms, the Kohinoor Langa Group will also perform items like the Morchang, the Khartal, folk songs, folk music, and solo dances.