Welcome to The Art Of Warli Painting
Here we will discuss how to draw Warli painting on their life and cultural activities.
The Warli is a tribal community of Adivasi folks lives in the country of India and mostly found in Thane district of Maharashtra. This community belongs to tribal peoples from Warli, Kokana, Malharkoli, Katkari etc. Though their speeches are different the cultural activities are almost same.
Life of the Warlis begins with the cradle ceremony the zoli(5th day from the birth which has two parts: 'empowering' the child to face life in the forest and introducing the child to the community, which is the basis of Warli life) by which a child is admitted into the tribe. The next is the lagin (initiation into adulthood with marriage); and the third is the maran and the dis.
The Warli culture portrays one of the best examples of Human-Nature interaction. Their daily practices are proof of how the tribal, though they illiterate, had the mechanism to preserve the environment.
These Warli paintings of Maharashtra are traditionally done in the homes of the Warlis and are quite similar to that of pre-historic cave paintings in execution and usually depict scenes of human figures engaged in activities like hunting, dancing, sowing and harvesting.
These paintings do not make use of any real characters or images of deities, but depict social life, Images of human beings and animals, along with scenes from daily life and their culture are created in a simple and loose rhythmic pattern.
Conclusion: In Warli painting arts, the artist mainly choose subject of Social life of humans, Scenes of hunting, Traditional Dancing, sowing and harvesting, scenes from daily life and their culture. So the artist one who really wants to do Warli painting should have at least brief information about Warli culture and their traditional function to reveal the real Warli Art.
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Dancing Daily Life