Wednesday, September 7, 2011

રંગીલી ગુજરાતણ

Colors of Gujarat.. Our Culture and Our Traditions..
And I am sharing them by my new painting..
 "રંગીલી ગુજરાતણ"("Rangili Gujaratan") - The village girl of Gujarat

રંગીલી ગુજરાતણ - Acrylics on 12" x 16" Canvas
(Prints available now on my Etsy shop.)

India has all different colors of tradition and rich culture. And my Gujarat is one of them. 
This time my aim was to create something that has colors of Gujarat.
Village girl in Traditional Ghaghra-Choli, lots of Jewelry, view of village, and my favorite Lotus..
Did you noticed that I am adding "Lotus" in almost my every painting..??


Gujarat is very famous for its "Mirror Work" and "Embroidery".
 For me the most difficult and time taking task was to create that same effect in my painting. That you can see on her sleeve, it has similar detailing. 
Traditional Jewelry are made of Gold or Silver, and they wear even in their routine work. Heavy necklaces, lots of Bangles, Zanzar (anklet), and many jewelry. 
Tattoo is very famous these days, but village people (Man and woman ) of Gujarat are using them since ages..
They have tattoo on their Arm, feet, neck, even on their face.


There are many image of woman in traditional dress that I found on a web-site
You can also see more images there.
I hope you enjoyed all these colors of Gujarat with me..!
"Jay Jay Garvi Gujarat"

11 comments:

  1. mindblowing rachana...luv this.

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  2. Thanks Dear...
    Your first comment like always.. :)

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  3. This one's too good Rachana.. beautiful attention to detail, and colors!

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  4. Wow Rachna , this painting is so beautiful .Gorgeous!!love the colors , composition and feel of the gujratan .Are you all packed and ready for your india visit .send me a msg on FB and we will exchange Ph no and talk.

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  5. Thank you all..!
    Love love love these words, and your support.

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  6. no doubt ths s pretty as usual..the jewelry,eyes wow lovely

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  7. Amazing creations with detailing.Lovely work.
    lakshmi

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  8. Beautiful Rachana....

    You have such a talent. Every painting has its own beauty. And the "eyes" OMG i can't express.

    Would love to recreate one of your paintings for my Kids & students

    Keep going with your Creations.
    Soumya

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