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Dhasavatharam Tanjore Painting by Chola Impressions

April 9, 2017

 

Dhasavatharam is a core theme in Hindu culture that teaches us countless things if observed closely. 

For some, it is the origin of species, which Darwin discovered hardly 100 years ago. And for some, it is partly the evolution of Humans from animal-like and uncultured to a civilised man, an…

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What is the unique feature of Tanjore paintings?

April 3, 2017

This question was posted on Quora (link here). This article is a reproduction of the answer given by our founder.

  1. The unique feature of Tanjore Painting is its 3-D property. Let us explain it further. Tanjore Painting is the only painting to have EMBOSS on it. That is, the painting has areas…

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Eight Massive 11 ft Ashtalakshmi Tanjore Paintings made by us in record 18 days

February 18, 2017

At Chola Impressions, we strive to achieve excellence by doing things that were never done before.

20 different artists worked together for 18 days tirelessly to make Eight Lakshmi Paintings of size 11 feet each.

A feat that was never achieved before. No one thought it was even remotely …

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The uniqueness of Balaji Tanjore Paintings

November 3, 2016

 

"Whatever actions I perform, by body, mind, senses or intellect. I surrender them at the feet of Sri Narayana."

 

Balaji Tanjore Painting is one of the finest art works one would ever encounter, but rarely appreciated.

 

It highlights the level of craftsmanship involved in …

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Krishna Janmashtami 2016 wishes from Chola Impressions

August 25, 2016

Chola Impressions wishes each & everyone of you a very happy Krishna Janmashtami (Gokulashtami as it is widely called in South India)

Here is a tribute to Lord Krishna on the occasion - Enjoy the video compilation of our work portraying each stage of Lord Krishna as a child

 

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Some interesting facts about Tanjore Paintings that you may not have heard about

June 24, 2016

 

How about some really interesting facts about Tanjore Paintings?

 

1. Thanjavur Paintings always have a story to tell, they predominantly portray Hindu gods, goddesses and saints. Episodes taken from Hindu Puranas, Sthala-puranas and other religious texts were visually interpreted, …

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