Back to roots

A heartfelt and beautiful depiction of Indian Folk Art by Amethyst Bearer.
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“Back to roots” is a collection of paintings that I have created to bring the real ethos of the art from my country, India, to life.

Indian cultural milieu is so diverse and so is the subject of the paintings that belong to India. In general, Indian folk art painting includes a brilliant mix of calendar and wall paintings, acrylics, oil, canvas and cloth paintings, cave paintings, miniatures and so on. The most famous types of Indian folk art paintings are Madhubani, Phad, Kalamkari, Orissa Paata, Warli paintings and so on.

In this collection of my paintings, there are pictorial depictions of popular Hindu deities. The collection so far has two paintings.


The first painting is of Lord Ganesha. A lot of admirers of this painting cannot talk enough about the way I have brought a slight feminine side to this painting of Lord Ganesha. The reason you see such…

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