Every painting is unique and it presents its specialty. The abstract painting is mainly known for its color effect. It is purely a form of modern art. The Mahubani painting is a painting that involves drawing circles and applying beautiful designs to these circles. These can be large designs with many circles or a design made with two or three circles. So, warli art is also a unique form of art that involves preparing designs by drawing different shapes. For e.g. a man is drawn by using training shape for the body, circle for the face, oval shape for the eyes, some vertical and horizontal lines to draw limbs and other features. So, people can draw several designs by using shapes.
Art painting of Warli
This painting was originated by the women of Sahara Range in India. They include the paintings of different cities around these regions such as the Jawaharlal, Palghar, Talaasari, Dahanu, Vikramgad, etc. So, this painting was originated is Palghar district. It is a technique of painting that uses some of the geometric shapes such as square, circle, triangle, and a square. They believe that these shapes are the elements in nature. Warli is a city in Palghar district; the people living in these regions began to use different shapes to draw different pictures.
Origination of the painting
Earlier, this form of painting was engrossed on the walls on special occasions. Usually, these paintings are drawn on brown backgrounds and are also made from materials such as dung cakes or mud. Different shapes and figures are inscribed using materials such as white pigments, gums, rice and water. Several figures can be drawn by using some geometric shapes. So, using the geometrical shapes, several men can be drawn as standing in a circle and holding each other’s hand. The men that include a spiral of human figures who are encircled around the motif are a common drawing.
Techniques of painting
The techniques are simple, yet the painting looks attractive and stylish. These paintings are highly conventional and they can be started from the living room or office only. It is one of the unique forms of ethnic panting. Today, people do this warli art paintings on the walls, use the design on the dresses, on a canvas cloth, etc. it is the finest folk painting style and is painted by the most popular artists in Maharashtra. People draw different designing by observing the nature around. Usually, circle shape is used to draw different elements of the universe such as full moon, sun, and mountain is a collection of triangles and pointed trees. They usually draw a square to represent the land or any sacred enclosure. They call it a ‘chauk’ in Devanagiri script. Although, it is an ethnical form of painting is greatly admired by the people of modern generation also. They color unique color codes for this painting that looks systematic and beautiful also.
The Warli art paintings are usually displayed in the museum during the arts exhibition and these paintings also present the ancient culture in India. They can convey several meaningful messages about the culture using these paintings.