Kerala mural paintings are the frescos depicting mythology and legends, which are drawn on the walls of temples and churches in South India, principally in Kerala. (wikipedia).The roots of the extant mural tradition of Kerala could be traced as far back as the seventh and eighth century A.D under the influence of Pallava art. The oldest murals in Kerala were discovered in the rock-cut cave temple of Thirunandikkara, which is now in the Kanyakumari District of Tamil Nadu.
I got intrigued at this art form, that I used to see in my Tanjore painting teacher's house.So, I ventured into learning it on my own.Could nt find much tutorials on the web. But could see the stages of a mural painting at here. Thanks to Maheshwaran.
I was not confident enough to finish, so tried this painting on hand made paper. Surprisingly, it came out well and I am happy at my first effort. Some more painting works in progress.Experts pls excuse me, if there are mistakes..
Please give me ur valuable suggestions for improvement.