The Creation Of The Paintings.

               

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  Creating a Tanjore painting involves dedication and are made by skilled artisans with meticulous
care, immaculate precision and enormous patience. And a painting takes 2-4 weeks to be
completed.

The creation of this painting involves a lot of dedication and several stages of meticulous work of art.
The first step involves creating a base. The base is made of a cloth pasted over a wooden or a
plywood base. Then a paste of chalk powder or zinc oxide mixed with some water-soluble adhesive
is applied  on the board. To create a smoother board a mild abrasive can be used.


After this begins the image making process. A preliminary sketch of the God is made on the board.
After the drawing is made, decoration of the jewellery and the apparel is done with semi-precious
stones. Semi-relief work is done with a paste of chalk powder and gum Arabic.On top of this, the
gold foils are  pasted.
Finally, dyes are used to add vibrant colors to the figures in the paintings. A beautiful frame is
then selected to accentuate the beauty of the painting