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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