An Indian Elephant - Batik Wall Painting

An Indian Elephant - Batik Wall Painting

$47.00 USD

The beautiful Batik painting depicts the moving elephant with some sparkling designs on it. The elephant is moving fast that symbolizes movement and life. It is painted blue and indigo. The method of waxing and dewaxing has created a nice effect in the painting and has given a different pattern to the painting. Batik is one of the most popular forms of paintings in India and has been in practice for more than 2000 years.


Batik prints of West Bengal, Orissa and Tamil Nadu are known for their originality, uniqueness and fineness. Batik is the art of creating images on the cotton cloth using wax resist method.


Batik literally means 'wax writing'. A batik artist needs to have a good sense of colors and patterns. Though the motifs used in batik are simple, knowledge of color gradations and tack to remove wax finely are required.


Applying the wax resist and systematic cracking are the key to a beautiful art piece. The characteristic batik effect is created by cracking of wax on the lighter hues and seeping in of the darker colors though them.

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The beautiful Batik painting depicts the moving elephant with some sparkling designs on it. The elephant is moving fast that symbolizes movement and life. It is painted blue and indigo. The method of waxing and dewaxing has created a nice effect in the painting and has given a different pattern to the painting. Batik is one of the most popular forms of paintings in India and has been in practice for more than 2000 years.


Batik prints of West Bengal, Orissa and Tamil Nadu are known for their originality, uniqueness and fineness. Batik is the art of creating images on the cotton cloth using wax resist method.


Batik literally means 'wax writing'. A batik artist needs to have a good sense of colors and patterns. Though the motifs used in batik are simple, knowledge of color gradations and tack to remove wax finely are required.


Applying the wax resist and systematic cracking are the key to a beautiful art piece. The characteristic batik effect is created by cracking of wax on the lighter hues and seeping in of the darker colors though them.

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