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Blog posts : "Making of Tanjore arts"

Tanjore Paintings emboss muck design work Live illustration by our Founder

While making Tanjore Paintings, muck design work is done once the muck flour is laid on the stone. The muck flour will act as the basement for the muck DESIGN work



There are many ways to do the DESIGN work. The following youtube video shows one of the methods - a bit advanced vers…

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How Tanjore Paintings evolved over time & contribution of Chola Impressions

Necessity is the mother of invention. And that's what exactly the modern day artists have effected changes to the age old Tanjore Painting. The methodologies have evolved over time. Find out how:

Thanjavur paintings that are made in the present day is not with the …

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Materials needed to make Tanjore Paintings - Welcome Kit

In this section, we will discuss about the materials needed to make Tanjore Paintings. This could very well be the welcome kit for beginners.

We have already discussed in our previous blog How Tanjore Paintings are made in general. We have also shown the Step by step illustration of making o…

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Making of Tanjore Paintings - Durga (Bengal Style) - Step by step illustration

The following images elucidate the process of making of a Tanjore Painting using simple steps & images.


There are various articles on the internet on making of Tanjore painting that use complex words making it very hard for a layman to understand it. To add on to the misery, the articl…

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The Artisans


Some interesting facts about the artisans who make the beautiful paintings:

Tanjore paintings were painted by 'Moochys or Artists of India' according to the British chronicler Charles Gold in his book Oriental Drawings published in 1806. Traditionally, it is well known that the Raju community o…

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How Tanjore paintings are made?


Here is a quick information on the making of the beautiful art


Tanjore paintings are known for their rich color, surface richness and compact Composition. Highly durable glow can be obtained in these paintings. Paintings are adorned with rich semiprecious stones, glass pieces and gold…

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