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Blog posts : "Making of Tanjore arts"

How Tanjore Paintings evolved over time & contribution of Chola Impressions

June 23, 2016

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

May 31, 2016

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

April 3, 2016

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

November 27, 2015


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 communi…

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How Tanjore paintings are made?

November 18, 2015


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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