India is a country with rich heritage and culture. It is home to numerous distinct and enchanting folk art forms. Folk and traditional art open us up to a unique experience of cultural sharing with one another. They provide us with pathways to the discovery of history and heritage. India is home to numerous traditional folk and tribal arts. The most distinctive feature of folk art are the materials and creative techniques used.
Let us look at some of the popular folk-art paintings.
Warli painting is a form of tribal art mostly created by the tribal people from the North Sahyadri range in Maharashtra, India. The word ‘Warli’ is derived from Warla, meaning ‘piece of land’ or ‘field’. The Warli tribe culture revolves around nature and its elements which can be seen easily in their art. These paintings are painted on mud walls and usually depict scenes of … Read the rest