Mural painting is inherently different from all other forms of pictorial art in that it is organically connected with architecture.mural is the only form of painting that is truly three-dimensional, since it modifies and partakes of a given space. An art work generally painted on the walls and ceilings directly. For teaching and home decoration purpose we can do it on any hard-flat surface. Texture and embossed effect is also given to the surface and then it is painted.
In art history, ceramics and ceramic art means art objects such as figures, tiles, and tableware made from clay and other raw materials.Some ceramic products are regarded as fine art, while others are regarded as decorative, industrial or applied art objects, or as artifacts in archaeology. They may be made by one individual or group of people.It is one of the visual art which is created by using ceramic powder making a smooth dough and then creating various shapes and forms to make beautiful art pieces such as vase, flowers, containers or even sculpture.
Anything made from clay that’s been fired, or baked at a high temperature in a kiln, is pottery. Some pottery is made on a wheel that turns while the potter forms the shape of a bowl or vase. Other pottery is formed with hands or tools that shape the clay. Pottery with hands (hand building) is an old technique that also can be done with terracotta clay or ceramic materials to form vessels toys and even jewellery.
The traditional mural painting of Kerala are a fine art of skill and creative excellence. It is painted or applied directly onto walls ceilings or any permanent surface. Most of the noted Kerala mural works were done between the 15th and 19th centuries. The materials used in this mural art are pigments, brushes, gum etc… And are all taken from natural materials from natural materials from soil and plants. The most used colored pigments are saffron-red, saffron-yellow, green, red, white and golden yellow which makes the mural striking and vibrant. The temples and palaces in Kerala are all a visual treat where in the sagas of Hindu Gods & Goddesses unfold.
Tanjore Paintings are a form of art prevalent in Tamil Nadu and named after the town of Tanjore or Thanjavur. These paintings, although originally made on wooden planks and then on cloth canvas backed by a wooden frame, were adapted onto fabrics especially South Indian silk textiles. These are some of the richest, most luscious fabrics in South India. The paintings themselves have a very bold and rich look about them and when printed on fabric, create an outfit so grand, that it is fit solely for formal wear. This form involves numerous stages, such as preparing the board, sketching, embossed outlining, Gold foil sticking, ornamenting with intricate embossing work in Gold.
Mysore painting is a form of classical south Indian painting encouraged and nurtured by the Mysore rulers. They are known for their elegance, delicacy and intricate work. Mysore was under the reign of the Wodeyars and it was under their patronage that this school of painting reached its zenith.Mysore Paintings of India make use of thinner gold leaves and require much more hard work. The most popular themes of these paintings include Hindu Gods and Goddesses and scenes from Hindu mythology. The grace, beauty and intricacy of Indian Mysore Paintings leave the onlookers mesmerized.