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Miniature art includes paintings and has a long history dating back to prehistoric times. Portrait miniatures have been the most common form of the last few centuries, and engraved gems, often used as engraved seals, and cylinder seals of various materials have been very important since ancient times.

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Process of Miniature Art Paintings

The miniature paintings are very carefully made. Powerful lines and bold colors are set in a harmonious pattern. Artists create paintings using paper, leather, marble, cloth, ivory panels, wooden panels and walls. The colors used mainly come from minerals, vegetables, precious stones, indigo, snail shells, and gold and silver obtained through a careful process.

Miniature Art Paintings of Rajasthan

Miniature paintings took shape in the 17th century in the Himalayas of western India. These paintings were strongly influenced by the mural paintings that appeared in the second half of the 8th century. First done on palm leaves and later on paper. Miniature paintings, defined by delicate brushstrokes, a mixture of colors and graceful shapes, are so delicate that they are still very modernized today, and squirrel hair makes the brushes used in this art form. Is used for. Each painting captures even the hair of a person and is rich in the details of the picture.

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