Kerala Mural Paintings

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.