Tanjore Painting

The paintings are notable for their adornment in the form of semi-precious stones, pearls, glass pieces and gold. The rich vibrant colors, dashes of 22 carat gold leaves, semi-precious stones and fine artistic work are characteristics of these paintings. They add beauty and culture to a variety of surroundings and décor. The paintings are mostly of Gods and Goddesses because this art of painting flourished at a time when fine-looking and striking temples were being constructed by rulers of several dynasties. Though this technique can be used in modern art works. Even portraits can be made in tanjore art style using Gold strips and stones.

Course Duration: 72 hours (3 hours a day) (24 days)

Here is what you can expect to learn:

  • 1 Art works
  • How to make Board for the base
  • How to transfer lovely fine lines on the board
  • How to create Three- Dimensional effect in embellishment and ornaments
  • How to paste gold & semi-precious stones
Kirti Taneja