Traditional Art forms of India

Our traditional art forms has played a big role in preserving our culture and traditions. Traditional art is not just an art it’s the legacy of our ancestors which is passed down to us.


“Different Traditional art forms of India”

India has so many varieties of Traditional art forms like Madhubani,Warli,Gond,Kalamkari etc. Unfortunately we lost so many traditional art forms.
Let’s have a look at some traditional art forms of India.


This art form is also called Mithila art, this art form was practiced mostly by women who wanted to be one with god ,interestingly Britishers discovered Madhubani art in an earthquake in 1930’s.


Warli art form was originated by the Warli tribes in 2500 BC, Warli art form is considered one of the oldest art form. It mainly used basic methematical shapes like square, rectangle,cricle,triangle.



The Gond art form was created by the Gondi tribe of Madhya Pradesh it mainly represents flora and fauna,the colors used in making Gond art were made of leaves, cowdung, coloured soil.


This art form originated from Rajasthan. This art form was made on scroll the long scroll on which it is painted is called Phad.


The Tanjore art form originated from south India in 1600 AD , artist mainly used gold foil to make Tanjore art.


This art form originated from West Bengal and Odisha. Patachitra art mainly depicted gods and goddesses.


“Why we are losing our traditional art forms”

We are losing our traditional art forms because of lack of interest in new generation,very less people have seen these art forms because very less are available. The artists are not making them because of it’s small market and low profitability,the influence of western culture is also responsible for decline in traditional art forms.The best way to preserve our traditional art form alive is by having them in our homes. If you want to have some, then visit