There are many people who are fond of decorating the house with beautiful pictures, painting. If you have a similar passion, then you can definitely try Madhubani painting once. Painting of Madhubani is one of the folk arts of India. Let’s know about this heritage of India.
Radha-Krishna’s pastimes in art
Madhubani folk art is related to Madhubani place of Bihar. Madhuban means ‘forest of honey’ and this place is famous for the sweet pastimes of Radha Krishna. The folk art of Madhubani also depicts the leelas of Krishna. This art is old in this village with a lush green pond surrounded by raw huts in the clumps of mangoes and bananas and is spread all over Mithila area around Madhuban. Muzaffpur, Madhubani, Darbhanga and Saharsa districts today come to this region, the compositions of Maithili poems of Vidyapati.
This is how artwork is made
To prepare the artwork of Madhubani, the handmade paper is leaked from cow dung and it is descended from the vegetation in the form of paintings of legendary texts. Artists prepare the colors themselves for their paintings and also prepare several shapes of paintbrush by wrapping cotton in bamboo sticks.
Natural color impression
Pink, yellow, blue, sidura (red) and sugapakhi (green) colors are used in these artifacts. The black color is obtained by burning jowar or the soot is prepared by mixing it with cow dung, yellow color is prepared by mixing turmeric and lime with milk of banyan leaves. Orange from Palash or Tesu flower, red from Kusumbha flowers and green from vine leaves are made. To make the colors permanent and bright, they are mixed with goat milk.