Silk Painting: The ever-green chineese art.

In silk painting, paints or dyes are directly applied on silk fabric using an exciting array of watercolors technique. These colors are translucent, bright, vibrant, and combines with the silk fabric.

The silk painting originated from China around 2000 years ago. It was known as “Bo painting,” which refers to an image on white silk which is used as a surface. Silk works as an ideal canvas for paints as of other mediums like stone, bamboo, and wood at that time. However, it was easy to resize and carry silk as a canvas.

It was a complicated art form as colors used to bleed and spread when applied to silk. Therefore, the artist has to create boundaries first to resist this situation.

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How to produce texture effect in silk Painting?

Sprinkling silk salt on wet silk and leave it to dry completely before brushing off the salt creates an interesting texture effect.

How to use alcohol in silk painting?

Applying alcohol to dye-painted silk can produce amazing effects.

What is the Serti technique in silk painting?

The Fence technique, often known as the Serti technique. In this technique, designs are outlined with any water-based resists on pre-washed and stretched silk.

How to wash silk for painting?

Wash your silk with your hands with warm water and then use an iron set when it’s slightly damp.

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Mural Paintings: History, Styles of Art and its modern Characteristics

The word “mural” derived from the latin word “murus” which means wall. Any piece of artwork painted onto a wall or any solid permanent surface is known as Mural Painting.

The history of Murals starts in early medieval period of 2nd century BC to 10th century AD. Mural art basically sculptured on natural caves or rock cut chambers.

The Canvas of Ajanta, Sittanavasal, Armamalai cave, Ravan Chaaya Rock Shelter, Kailasanatha Temple, Bagh. India has wide range of studies for various artforms like Murals as  Manasollasa, Vishnudharmottara, Shilparatna, Silpashastra, Narad-Shilpa-Shastra.

The Mural Paintings were the best source to know about the activities of a particular civilization. It visualizes all the hunting scenes, gathering, religion, lifestyle, and other early medieval times.

Over the course of time, this art form transformed as a new interior and exterior designing form. Now one can easily find murals on public buildings, temples, tombs, libraries, churches and even at houses. This art form creates a drama on a simple wall or ceiling.

Now a days people are very passionate to decorate there houses and offices with these types of artform. Anyone can hire or buy these artforms online.

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How to paint a mural?

Painting a mural is not an easy task. You need to have great expertise in artwork, like a painting. Then you need to start with any draw on a wall or fixed surface instead of any paper or canvas. Don’t forget to use high-quality rollers and paints. Try to gather enough paint for atleast two to three coats.

Which clay is used for mural painting?

Polymer clay (Resin clay)

What materials do you need to paint a mural?

Scaffolding, brushes, primer, clear, etc are some basic needs for mural.

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