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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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How to assemble a Tanjore Dancing doll - Illustration

March 4, 2017

We have seen many art enthusiasts struggle while assembling a Tanjore Dancing doll. 

So, we have made this illustration which highlights various parts of a Tanjore Dancing doll and how effectively one can assemble this doll. Watch the video and subscribe to our Youtube Channel for more art …

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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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Nataraja Tanjore Art Shield - An age old Art form thriving till date

November 5, 2016

Nataraja Tanjore Art shield/ Art Plate:

Nataraja  is a depiction of the Hindu god Shiva as the cosmic ecstatic dancer. His dance is called Tandavam or Nadanta, depending on the context of the dance


The shield is made of pure Silver, Brass and Copper. The central subject (Nataraja here) is m…

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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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Chola Impressions Tanjore Dancing doll Dancing to the tunes

August 20, 2016

It has been requested by many customers and art enthusiasts to share a video of Tanjore Dancing dolls.

So, we have made a video of Lady Dancing Doll dancing to the tunes of a famous Tamil Song. Enjoy the video, Like & Share! :)

 

 

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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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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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