Painting is one of the most delicate forms of art giving expression to human thoughts and feelings through the media of line and color.
Below are some of the eminent mural paintings of Ancient and Medieval India.
|Era||Name of the Site||Characteristics|
|Medieval India||Ellora Caves , Maharashtra
|Medieval India||Rajarajeshwara temple, Tanjore, Tamil Nadu||
|Late Medieval painting||Veerabhadra Temple, Andhra Pradesh||
- Most of the colors’ were locally available.
- Brushes were made up from the hair of animals, such as goat, camel, mongoose, etc.
- The principal colors’ in use were red ochre, vivid red (vermilion), yellow ochre, indigo blue, lapis lazuli, lamp black (Kajjal), chalk white, terraverte and green.