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“Aelita Andre is modern art!”

Aelita is a 13-year-old girl who is a prodigy in the art world already. Born in Melbourne, Australia in 2007, she has even shown her paintings at the prestigious Art Basel in Wynwood Miami Kids section and is applauded by various people from around the world. Aelita started painting when she was 9 months old. […]

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Meet Mikhail, the young artist! 

We have been learning about different forms and styles of paintings that have evolved over years in various regions of India. Let us deviate a little and see what ‘young ones’ around the world are up to. What I mean is, boys and girls who are not even in middle school yet, are making fabulous […]

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Know more about Pattra Chitra Painting 

Influenced from Kalamkari Painting, Pattra or Patta Chitra painting is similarly influenced in Odisha and West Bengal to create a style of story telling using images and words. Pattachitra art form is known for its intricate details as well as mythological narratives and folktales inscribed in it. Think 5th century comic books but with religious […]

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All about Kalamkari Painting

Kalamkari is an ancient style of hand painting on textile or a wood block. This is a very intricate style of painting that requires a lot of attention to detail and patience. ‘Kalam’ means pen and ‘Kari’ means work. Various dark colored ink and drawing motifs like paisleys, linear shapes, flowers, animals, humans or even […]

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All about Tanjore Painting 

Tanjore is a style of painting from the town of Thanjavur in Southern part of India. During the 1600s, the resources found and extracted from within the earth was in abundance. The kings, merchants, and elite class quickly realized the potential of gold, the malleable precious metal that can be used in various ways from […]

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This Doodle Boy was punished for his art 

Joe Whale loved scribbling and drawing on his textbooks. And though his sketches gained praise, they mostly were also the reason for him being punished. You can’t keep doodling on your maths and English notebooks in class, can you? And need to listen to teachers, especially when you’re a 10-year-old kid.  But his parents took […]

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All about Warli Painting

A few weeks ago we talked about ancient art when people of different regions and continents used to draw symbols on rocks and cave walls to communicate a message. Similarly the region of Maharashtra in India had this style of painting called Warli.  Warli painting is literally drawing with chalk, loose white clay or rice […]

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Different forms of art in India

Happy New Year to all you lovely people! I hope your year is full of good health, fun adventures and lots of learning. Since it is the new year, now let’s start a new series on the various kinds of art in India. Pichwai, Warli, Tanjore, are some of the paintings that have been used […]

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Going bananas over art

Mourizio Cattelan and his Hyper Realistic Sculptures Banana stuck on the wall with a duct tape is Art! And the first two sold for $120,000 (approximately Rs 86,00,000) whereas the third one was for $150000 (approximately Rs 1,00,00,000).  To understand this idea we must go back to the style of this particular artist. Born on […]

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The Fibonacci Sequence

Did you get a chance to make Fractal design by yourselves? In continuation to that let’s talk about the famous Fibonacci Sequence. It’s a simple calculation of sequences we get by adding the previous numbers. Let’s see! The first number we take is 1. Second number will again be 1. Third number will be addition […]