Hello dear readers!!
We bid adieu to our beloved Ganesha yesterday and the day was filled with a flurry of activities. But somehow I managed to write this blog as I want to complete this series as soon as possible so that we can do some festive DIYs too.
originated in Sita’s
birthplace Mithila region of Bihar hence these paintings are called Mithila
paintings too. In the olden days, women in the villages used to draw these paintings on the walls. Gradually the paintings started crossing the national and international boundaries and became famous.
These days it is made on almost all surfaces like clothes, walls, canvases, pots, and furniture. Figures drawn in Madhubani need not be sharp and well-defined. The theme mostly revolves around Hindu deities.
I painted it on a drawing sheet and chose fishes and turtles as main figures for my Madhubani painting.
Colours are obtained from nature like the black colour is made by mixing soot in cow dung. But these days acrylic and oil colours are used. Unlike Mural paintings no shading is needed in Madhubani paintings instead, figures are filled with lines and geometrical patterns.
I used natural dyes to fill the main figures though I used acrylic to fill the background.
Did you like it!! Let me know what you think about my Madhubani painting.
In the evening I will publish the blog on my Warli painting. Stay tuned!!