Thursday, January 10, 2013

Contemporary Warli on a vase...

Lately I have come across some pics of Warli painting on vases, totally fell in love with the colors and composition. This one I made as a gift to one of our friends.

I bought the vase from Joann fabrics and used Martha Stewart stencil tape to make lines, I have never used the tape before,so was a little concerned on how it would turn out, thankfully there was no adhesive residue
and the lines have come out really clean.



Wait a couple of seconds after you apply the paint and then peel off the tape slowly, hola! perfect lines.I used normal acrylic paints from Michaels.
I would suggest sanding the vase a little as the surface is really smooth an not very absorbing, after finishing the whole painting I sadly realized that the paint can be easily scratched off from the vase, a little sanding might make the surface more absorbing, but I must say, I love the way it has turned out.


As Warli is a folk art I was not really careful while doing the painting, I feel the beauty in this particular art form lies not only in the simplicity and form but also in the crude style.

18 comments:

  1. WOW such a fab product and always love to see your art!

    Cheers
    Dr Sonia

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    1. Thanks Sonia!! always a pleasure to see your comments.

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  2. Hey there
    Awesome art, you should enter this art contest, its celebrating the 100 years of Indian cinema.
    Details here: http://catapooolt.jademagnet.com/

    Good luck!
    Jas

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  3. Hey!!
    This is soo gorgeous... you know what i have been eyeing such designs on terracotta products available at some of the online store....but now I am sure to try it for myself...great work.

    Aakanksha
    http://decor-gharaana.blogspot.in/

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    1. Hi Aakanksha, glad you liked it, good luck with your project!

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  4. Fabulous work Bindu.....Vase itself is looking very lovely. No need for flowers.....

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  5. thats impressive... nice transformation.. :)

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  6. I am completely bowled by all your creations and wish I was closer to learn from a great teacher like you !! Kudos !!

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    1. Sudha, glad that you liked my work, thank you!!

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