Thanjai Traditional Painting is fully hand made art painting with Golden leaves,Natural Gems and Stones by efficient persons.
Thanjai Painting is an ancient art. Its fully hand made painting made with more care. Thanjai paintings contain real Golden leaves , Natural Gems and Stones with efficient unique work. Its not an ordinary art work, it can only made by more patience and concentration experience persons. These rich effective traditional works attracts not only the Indians but also foreigners who having aesthetic sense.
Thanjavur paintings basically have unique style and technique, which originated in Thanjavur during the maratha period in the 16th century.
A typical Thanjavur painting would consist of one main figure, a deity, with a well-rounded body & almond shaped eyes. This figure would be housed in an enclosure created by means of an arch, curtains etc. The painting would be made by the gold leaves & sparkling stones are used to highlight certain aspects of the painting like ornaments, dresses etc.
The painting would be bright & colourful and breathtakingly beautiful. The impact in a darkened room is that of a glowing presence. While most of the paintings would depict the Child Krishna and his various pranks, paintings of other deities like Ganesh, Mahalakshmi, Saraswathi, Venkatesha and Jesus were also created.