Art of India mapinpub

Art of India

A wanderINDIA drawing and colouring book
Suhita Shirodkar and Suhag Shirodkar

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This delightful colouring book introduces young readers (and their older relatives as well!) to the art of India—found everywhere from monuments and textiles, to sidewalks, vehicles, movies, and objects of everyday use!

With 34 attractive illustrations, this volume introduces readers and young artists to a broad spectrum of Indian art, beginning with the seals of the vanished Indus valley civilisation right up to exuberant movie posters of today. The book also takes the reader through patterns of embroidery, folk art, performing art, murals, matchboxes, mehendi and more! This enchanting activity book provides ample inspiration for a curious young mind.

Writer and ceramic artist Suhag Shirodkar lives in Goa and helps manage her family's mango orchard in the Konkan. She is also the author of Captured in Miniature (Mapin), which introduces children to Mughal history through paintings of the time.

Illustrator Suhita Shirodkar grew up in Mumbai. She enjoys sketching in urban settings and blogs at sketchaway.wordpress.com.

ISBN 9789385360206
Pages 36
Number of illustrations 34
Size 10.5 x 9.5" (242 x 267 mm), sc
Date of Publishing 2017
Language(s) English
Rights Available World rights

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