Indian Tribal Art – Warli Painting

Hello Friends,

Today I am presenting one of the Indian Tribal Art – Warli Painting. I made this painting sometime back and thought I should share it with you all. Hope you like this art piece!

Warli Painting
Warli Painting

Giving a brief overview about Warli Painting:

India is a country best known for its dynamic culture, its portrays many different customs and traditions. Each state has their own distinct cultural and traditional identities which they try to display through different mediums like language, dance, food, dresses, paintings etc.  Subject of Indian folk painting is as diverse as its  culture itself.  One of the many famous Indian folk painting is Warli painting which is persistent in state of Maharshtra. It depicts the daily and social events of Warli tribe in Maharashtra.

Warli Painting showing temple in center, people dancing, marriage ceremony, men working in fields, women gathered around weaving baskets, children playing and various other daily activities.
Warli Painting showing temple in center, people dancing, marriage ceremony, men working in fields, women gathered around weaving baskets, children playing and various other daily activities.
Chauk or Chukat depicting Temple of Mother Goddess
Chauk or Chukat depicting Temple of Mother Goddess

 

I think it depicts men and women dancing together
I think it depicts men and women dancing together, some textbook also suggest that it represents circle of life.

 

Marriage ceremony
Marriage ceremony

Well, I am no expert in Warli or folk paintings of India but I have tried to share my textbook knowledge regarding this folk art! Please do share your thoughts, opinion or knowledge regarding folklore of India or any place around the world!

 

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15 Comments Add yours

  1. Sakshi Yadav says:

    oh I remember this one!!!! very tribal!!!!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Prettykooll says:

    I love love these type of paintings, oh you have such a wonderful art skill 🙂 lovely

    Liked by 2 people

    1. Akanksha says:

      Thank you so much for such kind words. Thank you for visiting 😃

      Like

  3. Vaidehi says:

    very impressive Painting dear!! Loved it..

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Akanksha says:

      Thanks Vaidehi 🙂

      Like

  4. Ramkam says:

    Love the concept and very well depicted using warli tribal art. You are so talented

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Akanksha says:

      Thank you so much …:)

      Like

  5. Pragati says:

    Reblogged this on Untouched Edge and commented:
    I loved the Painting ! hats off…

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Akanksha says:

      Thanks pragati 😃

      Liked by 1 person

  6. Pragati says:

    Remarkable ! 🙂 Keep going…

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Akanksha says:

      U always come up with such nice words … More than Wht I deserve … Thank you for appreciation … 😃

      Liked by 1 person

      1. Pragati says:

        Ofcourse you deserve the best ! Most Welcome !

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  7. Fantastic! Your attention to each detail is marvelous.

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    1. Akanksha says:

      Thank you so much for such kind words.. 🙂

      Like

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