Mysore painting

painting - Mysore painting
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These paintings are known for their elegance, muted colours, and attention to detail. The base consists of cartridge paper pasted Mysore painting on a wooden base.

A paste made of zinc oxide and Arabic gum is made called gesso painting paste . With the help of a thin brush all Mysore painting the jewellery and parts of throne or the arch which have some relief are painted to give a slightly raised effect of carving.

The themes Dynamic Painting for most of these paintings are Hindu gods and goddesses and scenes from Hindu mythology. In modern times, these paintings have become a Mysore painting much sought after souvenir during festive occasions in South India. The process of making a Mysore painting involves many stages.

The rest of the piece is then painted using watercolors. The first stage is the making of the preliminary sketch of the image on the base.

Mysore Mysore painting painting (Kannada: ಮೈಸೂರು ಚಿತ್ರಕಲೆ) is an important form of classical South Indian painting that originated in the town of Mysore in Karnataka. This is allowed to dry.

Thin gold foil is then pasted onto the surface. Only muted colors are used. .