Striking replica of a tribal woman.
Beautiful facial expressions with elaborated jewel designs.
Image of Lord Venkateshwara depicted on frame.
Painting of royal women inspired by miniature paintings.
Lord Ganesha in sitting posture.
Bright colors over dark background are outstanding.
Nirmal painting done on shields and cups.
Lord Ganesha in dancing pose.
Scene of royal life depicted in vibrant colors.
Few paintings are influenced by artisan’s own imagination.
Gold color is painted to specify ornaments, which is extracted from herbals in earlier days.
Nirmal Painting depicting still of Lord Krishna with Radha.
Nirmal painting was started 400 years back in Nirmal where artisan painted these beautiful painting on wood furniture and fort walls. The Nakkash are a community of painters residing in Andhra town of Nirmal. For centuries, artists have been making colorful Nirmal paintings on canvas. The influence of Mughal miniature paintings is found in the Nirmal Paintings.
The themes are generally from the mythological epics like Ramayan, Mahabharat and Moghual time’s themes. Today customers prefer new designs or themes fitting to the current social situations. Artisans follow customer’s choice. Apart from mythological themes tribal paintings, human postures are also painted. Few of Nirmal paints are inspired by miniature paintings. Frames, shields and corporate gifts, name plates include in the range of products. Some other painting are done on the door, wall decorators etc.
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