- Kitchen & Dining
- Walls & Floors
- Doors & Windows
Thankyou for registering on ZingyHomes.We have sent you a verification email. Please click on the link mentioned in the email to activate your account and start using the site!
As a member, you get exclusive offers, discounts, sneak previews, space planner and members only rewards and privileges.
You already have an account? Great! Sign In
Remind me later
Sign In to ZingyHomes
Choosing Art for your Home DecorBy Pallavi Siddhanta
Wall Accents Tweet 2 Comment(s)
So we’ve helped you decorate, paint and accessorize your walls. What remains? ART! Indian art has always been one of the most intricate, exotic art forms around. Indian paintings reflect the opulent culture and heritage of the country, be it Madhubani, Mughal, Warli or folk painting. Here is a comprehensive list of forms of Indian paintings that you could consider for your home.
Murals: A Mural is an artwork painted on a wall, a ceiling or any other stable surface. One could say that the idea of a mural lies somewhere between wall painting and fine art. You could hire professionals to do up a mural on one of your walls, which not only look great, but are reverberant of your personal style.
Tanjore Paintings: Originating from Thanjavur (Tamil Nadu), Tanjore paintings are renowned for the vibrancy of its colors, neatness of forms and clarity. These paintings showcase a definitive style that look very elegant once framed.
Batik Paintings: This technique involves waxing and de-waxing with using delicate colors. This art form, prevalent in Orissa, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu, is used in making wall hangings, dress materials, scarves, dupattas etc. You could use the paintings or the cloth to decorate. The beauty of Batik lies in the fact that it works both ways.
Mughal Paintings: The origin of Mughal painting in India traces back to around 16th century-18th century. During this time, a large part of India was ruled by the Mughals, as a reason of which there is a fine blend of the Indian and Persian style in Mughal paintings.Mughal paintings in India are an exquisite art of creativity and grandeur that look like a million bucks on your walls.
Silk Paintings: Silk paintings reflect what the material means to most of us. Suppleness, ethereal beauty and a soft, shiny grace are theTake a break and have a look at these awesome products:portrayed by paintings on silk.A collection of stimulating colors is used in this genre of painting. The colors are amalgamated with soft and smooth brush strokes to fashion an essential part of the silk fabric.
Jadu Patua: Jadu Patua is a form of painting that was done on vertical scrolls, earlier made of cloth and then paper. Jadu Patua is immensely popular in Santhal areas like Birbhum, Murshidabad, Bankura, Hooghly areas of West Bengal.
Rajasthani Paintings: Rajasthani form of paintings, though influenced by Mughal paintings, boast of their own uniqueness. They are made both on huge cloth pieces and paper. Different parts of Rajasthan have style of their own, and thus different schools of paintings came into being. Rajasthani paintings are very elaborate and impart a sense of regality to your home.
Madhubani paintings: Madhubani paintings were mostly done by local women of Bihar on the mud walls of their huts using vegetable colours. But today, they are done on both cloth and paper. The painting themes revolved around natural objects like the sun and moon, Hindu deities and sacred plants, etc. Madhubani reflects a style that is very indigenous and Indian. These, for sure, will look great on your walls!
Got some tips, design ideas? Share them with the community.
Leave a comment here or submit your own article.
ZingBoards you may like
Design Ideas you may like
Popular in this Category
So we’ve helped you decorate, paint and accessorize your walls. What remains? ART! Indian art has always been one of ...
No matter where you go; you see houses all around you, but what really makes one house different than the ...
Interior decor is getting bigger and bigger day by day, thanks to innovative decor ideas that just emerge out of ...
Luxury Design Products
Decor Accessories Furnishings
Decor Accessories Furnishings
Paints & Varnishes Doors & Windows
Being the members of the human race we advance towards a horizon of hope, ignoring the tunes of n...
Home decor accents are certain objects which add significance to the room. It can be anything fro...
“The Creativity, Attention to details and professional advice of an architect can be inva...
Living Room Design & Decor
We the people of India love our together time with friends and family. Quintessentially called an...
Shop & Restaurant Interiors
Reise All Day Bar & Kitchen is a travel inspired bar and kitchen based in the basement of the...
- Anu's home reflects her contemporary taste
- Mr. Sharma's Home embraces the Zen style approach
- What Ails BIM Implementation in India?
Copyright ZingyHomes - 2013 - . All rights reserved.
- Kitchen & Dining