Materials, methods & symbolism in the pichhvai painting tradition of Rajasthan
Explains pichhvais, the Indian cloth-paintings of religious significance. Step-by-step descriptions of the entire painting process from pigment preparation to burnishing. The method of making natural mineral colors presented for the first time. An important reference tool for art students and professionals.
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Methods of Painting and its Symbolism
Materials of Painting
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