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This is a posable, high-grade or better injection-plastic kit of an item from the Gundam universe.

From "Gundam Build Divers" comes an HG kit of the Gunpla piloted by Magee, the Love Phantom! Its Love Striker features completely new molding that allows for a wide range of motion, and Bandai has recreated its distinct heart-shaped forehead piece, as well as the cannons on its wings. Order today!

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  • Release Date: 2018/10/11
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The Gundam love Phantom used by Maggie in Gundam Build divers will be available in HGBD! The iconic heart-shaped piece on the forehead, cannons on the wings and large scythes have been recreated. The overall devil-like silhouette has been recreated with sharp parts and color division. Noir Striker's back has a complete new mold pursuing a range of motion and action! The love Phantom's beam scythe and unfolding striker scythes have been recreated.

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From "Gundam Build Divers" comes an HG kit of the Gunpla piloted by Magee, the Love Phantom! Its Love Striker features completely new molding that allows for a wide range of motion, and Bandai has recreated its distinct heart-shaped forehead piece, as well as the cannons on its wings. Order today!

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From Gundam Build Divers comes an HG kit of the Gundam piloted by Magee, the Love Phantom! Its Noir Striker features completely new molding that allows for a wide range of motion, and Bandai has recreated its distinct heart-shaped forehead piece, as well as the cannons on its wings.

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Warli painting is one of india’s finest examples of folk-style paintings.  appreciation for this kind of art is continuing to increase all around the world.  you may even recognize warli paintings as a popular print on fabrics and clothes here is everything you need to know about warli painting , table of contents, what are the characteristics of the warli tribe .

  • What is the tradition of Warli painting? 
  • What is the history of Warli painting? 

What are the different designs & styles of Warli paintings? 

What are the most significant features of warli paintings , key takeaways .

If you have ever tried sprucing your space with traditional art, you most definitely may have come across a Warli painting. 

Warli painting is a traditional form of tribal art and is one of the oldest styles of painting in Indian history. These styles have now emerged to become one of the most popularly-appreciated artworks across the country. 

Learning everything you need to know about Warli paintings can help you appreciate the intricacies of this beautiful art form. 

Keep reading to learn more! 

Warli painting is a tradition that has evolved in the state of Maharashtra. The Warli tribe in India is one of the largest tribal communities in the country and is located on the outskirts of Mumbai. 

The warli paintings by tribal folks typically belong to the northern region of the Sahyadri Range. This comprises districts such as Mokhada, Talasari, Dahanu, Palghar, and Jawhar. 

The term ‘Warli’ is from ‘waral’, which means ‘a small piece of tilled land’. The art form that consequently emerged is heavily influenced by the tribes’ remarkable coexistence with the forests and nature. 

The Warli tribe is found in Western India across the mountain ranges and coastal regions of the Gujarat-Maharashtra border. 

The language spoken by the Warli tribe is ‘Varli’. This language is now classified as a Konkani language. 

Traditionally, the Warli tribe was a semi-nomadic tribe that survived by hunting. The tribe is always led by one head. 

Over the last couple of decades, the tribe has now evolved to take on a wide range of agricultural activities as a source of livelihood. 

What is the tradition of Warli painting ? 

Warli Paintings are an Eloquent and vivid form of Tribal Art

Warli paintings are often created using geometric shapes such as squares, triangles, and circles. These shapes are put together in different designs to create representations of the beliefs & lives of the Warli tribe. 

Originally, Warli art was done on walls and only on special occasions. The painting would be created over a brown background. The background was often a mixture of cow dung cakes and mud. The white pigment that was used to draw the figures on this surface was made from a mixture of rice with gum & water. 

What is the history of Warli painting ? 

While Warli paintings may seem like nothing more than figures drawn on a dark wall, a rich history lies behind these works of art. 

The first discovered example of Warli art can be traced back to approximately 3000 BC. However, the different forms of Warli painting were not known until the 1970s. 

While the Warli tribe’s primary way of life was farming & hunting, there was great respect for wildlife and nature. On several occasions, the creation of warli paintings is around the concept of Mother Nature and her elements. 

A fascinating fact about Warli paintings is the usage of walls of clay huts as backgrounds. This is quite similar to how ancient human beings used the walls of their caves as canvases. 

Warli painting is a form of tribal art

Warli paintings often depict a wide range of scenes and occasions. This art form uses basic geometrical shapes to represent nature. For example, a circle in a Warli painting represents the sun or moon. Triangles, on the other hand, are representative of trees & mountains. 

Warli paintings also cover several day-to-day activities of the tribal people. These include performing rituals, dancing, and playing. 

 Some of the most common categories of Warli paintings are- 

  • Rituals 

Rituals are arguably the most prominent of all the categories in Warli paintings. Several examples of the work showcase occasions, celebrations, day-to-day activities, and the joy of participating in rituals as a tribe. 

One of the most popular themes in Warli paintings is a spiral chain of human beings around a central motif. This is a celebration of their belief that life is an eternal journey that does not have a beginning or end. 

  • Animals 

Animals are a significant part of Warli paintings because of the close association that the tribe has with nature. Tigers are among the most popularly-painted animals in Warli painting. 

  • People 

Warli paintings also depict the various characteristics of the tribal people, both good and bad. 

Finally, Warli paintings are around the old folklores of the tribe. Through this art form, the tribesmen beautifully depict their history and collective beliefs. 

Warli paintings are often related to the daily events and rituals of the Warli tribe. Several of these paintings revolve around tribesmen dancing in spirals and open-ended circles. 

Originally, Warli paintings were on walls. However, the background has now evolved to include other objects like- 

  • Dried bottle gourd 
  • Mud pots 
  • Cloth 
  • Dried bamboo 

Initially, only tribe women called ‘savasini’ could create Warli paintings. However, this trend has now gradually shifted to include men. 

The spherical patterns in most Warli paintings also represent the natural time cycle. The tribe is significantly close to natural life, as is depicted in designs of flora and fauna. 

  • Warli paintings are among the most beautiful artworks to emerge from India. 
  • This style of art has a long and rich history that helps learn more about the Warli tribe and their beliefs. 
  • Warli art has now evolved to become one of the most popular folk arts used in industries such as interior design and clothing. 
  • Learning everything there is to know about Warli painting can help you better appreciate the intricacies and uniqueness of this style. 

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Q1. Who popularized the Warli tribal art form? 

Answer – Jivya Mashe popularized the Warli tribal art form. He was bestowed with the Padma Shree Award in 2011 for his efforts. 

Q2. What does a square typically represent in Warli paintings? 

Answer – Squares are representations of a sacred enclosure of a piece of tilled land. 

Q3. How are Warli paintings created on a surface? 

Answer – Warli paintings are created with a bamboo stick that is chewed on one end. This gives it a texture similar to a paintbrush. 

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Warli Painting is the folk painting of Maharashtra. The name ‘Warli’ is inspired by the largest tribe found in the northern outskirts of Maharashtra’s capital Mumbai. It is dated back to the 10th century AD. Relevant facts about the Warli painting are important in relation to the art and culture syllabus of the IAS Exam .

In Aug 2020, the Press Information Bureau reported that a PSU – National Fertilizers Limited has decided to display Maharashtra’s Warli art on the outer walls of its Noida corporate office. Aspirants can stay updated with the latest PIB summaries from the linked article.

This article will provide you with information about the history of Warli Paintings, its salient features and significance, for preparation.

The candidates can read more related information from the links provided below:

Evolution of Warli Paintings

About Warli Tribes:

The Warli Tribe is an indigenous tribe, found in Western India. Portions of mountainous as well as coastal regions of the Maharashtra-Gujarat border are inhabited by the Warli/Varli tribes. A few points to be noted about this tribe are:

  • Maharashtra – Districts of Jawhar, Mokhada, Dahanu and Talasari talukas of the northern Palghar, parts of Nashik and Dhule.
  • Gujarat – Districts of Valsad, Dangs, Navsari and Surat.
  • Dadra, Nagara, and Daman and Diu Union Territory.
  • Varli language is in an unwritten form that is used by Warli tribes. It is classified as Konkani language. (Note: Varli is classified under Marathi by Grierson (Grierson’s Linguistic Survey of India) as well as A.M. Ghatage (Warli of Thana, vol. VII of A Survey of Marathi dialects). Part of Indo-Aryan languages.
  • Traditionally, they were a semi-nomadic tribe. They started with hunting. The tribe is usually led by one head. Presently, the tribe is found in agriculture and many of them grow crops like rice and wheat. They also sell toddy, mahua and fuelwood.
  • They worship nature.
  • Tarpa dance is associated with the Warli tribe. The Warli art paintings also depict Tarpa dance.
  • It took place in 1945 in Maharashtra (Zari village of Talasari taluka.)
  • The revolt was against the exploitation the tribes suffered at the hands of landlords.
  • Many tribal women of Warli participated in the revolt.
  • Godaveri Parulekar (Godutai) was the then Kisan Sabha leader, who supported the Warli women revolt.

Read about Scheduled Tribes and major tribes in India in the links mentioned below:

  • Scheduled Tribes in India
  • Major Tribes in India

History of Warli Art

  • Warli art is often spelt as Varli art. Candidates should not get confused with different spellings. Warli/Varli or Warli paintings/Varli paintings are the same.
  • The term ‘Warli’ is derived from ‘Waral’ which means a small piece of tilled land. The Warli art is inspired by the tribes’ coexistence with nature and the forests.
  • The exact origin of the Warli art paintings is debated but as it is considered to be one of the oldest paintings in India; it is reported to originate in 10t century AD or before.

Categories of Warli Paintings

Warli paintings can be categorised into four groups:

  • The Gods – The warli paintings related to this category revolve around the old folklores of the Warli tribe. Through this warli art, the tribesmen show the history that they believe in.
  • The People – Through these warli paintings, they depict good and bad deeds by the people.
  • The Animals – Many animals that were in their surroundings, are depicted in these Warli paintings. Tiger is the famous animal painting in Warli art.
  • Rights and Ritual – The most prominent of all the categories is the Warli paintings depicting rights and rituals. The joy, happiness, celebration, day to day activities are depicted under this category.

Salient Features of Warli Paintings/Warli Art

The main features of the Warli art paintings are:

  • It originated in Maharashtra.
  • The warli paintings are related with the daily events that are common to the tribes.
  • Most Warli art themes revolve around people dancing in spirals, and in open-ended circles.
  • Dried bottle gourd
  • Earth brown
  • White by rice paste; but with time, the background colours of the Warli art also include — Henna, Indigo, Ochre, Black, Earthy mud, Brick red.
  • Initially, only Warli women called Savasini used to do the Varli paintings, however, gradually it was shifted to men folks too and they also began Warli painting.
  • No mythological stories are depicted in the Warli Art of Warli paintings.
  • One of the most famous paintings is ‘Chawk’ where married women paint on their kitchen walls with white color. A rectangular space with Goddess Palaghat (A fertility God) is painted in the center. Around the Goddess; trees, men performing daily activities, dancers, objects used by women for many activities, and animals are also painted.

Read about other forms of Tribal Paintings in India in the linked article.

Significance of Warli Art

  • The different Warli art forms by the tribesmen depict the basic life they lived. It is often concluded seeing the Warli art that the tribes believed in the time cycle as is depicted in their spherical paintings. Through Warli art, it may also be concluded that Warli tribes believe in joy, dance and celebrations as is shown in the Warli dancer’s paintings.
  • It is stated the Warli women used to paint their walls during the marriage to reflect on happiness and celebrations. Warli wall paintings are considered to be auspicious.
  • The Warli Art is close to a natural life as is reflected in the designs of flora, fauna, and celebrations. The Varli art inspires to look back at prehistoric paintings as those were in a similar rhythm.
  • Over a period of time, the Warli art has become so famous that these are drawn on papers and sold across the country. Same warli art is drawn on cloth and paper.
  • Jivya Mashe was a Padma Shree Awardee (2011) who popularized the Warli tribal art form.

Modernization of Warli Art

With time, the objects depicted using warli paintings like trains, aeroplanes, rickshaws etc show the versatility of the Warli artists while keeping the traditional art form alive. Beyond mural paintings, Warli art is also depicted on cloth, paper, clay pots, and other objects.

Some topics related to tribes can be referred to for the UPSC preparation:

  • Tribals and Issues of Land Rights
  • Scheduled and Tribal Areas

Concept of Warli Painting

  • This art is 2 dimensional with no perspective or proportion.
  • Warli painting is simple and linear, with maximum use of triangular shapes.
  • They draw inspiration from every life for their themes.
  • The most important aspect of the painting is that it does not depict mythological characters or images of deities, but social life.
  • Pictures of human beings and animals along with scenes from daily life are created in a loose rhythmic pattern.
  • It also represents fertility as the tribal belief revolve around the circle of Birth and Death.
  • Tribal worship nature in many forms sun and moon, god of thunder, lighting wind, rain etc.
  • Traditional concepts are still adhered to but at the same time, new concepts have been allowed to seep in which helps them to face new challenges from the market.

Process of Warli Painting

  • The grammar of Warli painting is simple.
  • The triangle (reminiscent of the pointed form of the sacred mountains and human forms)
  • The circle (the sun and the moon) and the visual pattern of the narration
  • The square (which is the shape both of the sacred space and the piece of land) Dots and dashes represent geometrical designs and single line.
  • The figures and traditional motifs are very repetitive and highly symbolic.
  • When looked closely, they have a light singing and swirling movement, describing their daily activities.
  • To paint on canvas, they use poster colour mixed with glue to make it more durable.
  • For the base, they still use the same material, cow dung, coal, indigo, mud, geru but mixed with glue.
  • Traditionally, their paintings are made on walls and the colours they use to paint on walls are not permanent colours.
  • Typically, the Background colours of their paintings are Henna, Indigo, Ochre, Black, Earthy mud, Brick red (Geru).

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Warli Art- Tribal Art of India

Posted on Apr 13, 2022 By Agrima Mohan

Warli Art and Warli painting are tribal art done majorly by the Adivasi community located in North Sahyadri Range in western India. The Warli community is the largest tribe located on the outskirts of Mumbai. Despite its close proximity to Mumbai, the Warli tribesmans have been able to shun most influences caused by urbanisation. The art-form was first discovered in the early seventies. According to Yashodhara Dalmia, “when Warli painting was first discovered in the early 1970s, it created a huge sensation in many aspects because these paintings were very unique to that of other folk paintings in India.” Warli as we know it today was introduced due to the efforts of late Bhaskar Kulkarni. He encouraged the Warli artists to paint their art on paper instead of the mud walls of their huts. The monotony of Warli being a married women-wall art tradition was broken by Jivya Soma Mashe. He experimented with non-ritual paintings and created new images depicting everyday life.

While there are no records of the exact origins of this art, its roots may be traced to as early as the 10th century A.D. Their extremely rudimentary wall paintings use a very basic graphic vocabulary: a circle, a triangle and a square. Their paintings were monosyllabic. The circle and triangle come from their observation of nature, the circle representing the sun and the moon, the triangle derived from mountains and pointed trees. Only the square seems to obey a different logic and seems to be a human invention, indicating a sacred enclosure or a piece of land. 

In this article, we shall cover various aspects of Warli art covering the themes, concepts, traditional aspects, colour theory and preparation for a Warli painting. 

You can check out our beautiful Warli painting collection here.  

Warli art and warli paintings have a rich and ancient history. These paintings most resemble prehistoric cave paintings and their origins have been dated back to 2500 to 3000 BCE, as stated in Yashodhara Dalmia’s book “ Painted World of the Warli” . The visual resemblance to these cave paintings further adds value to it being prehistoric paintings. Warli art as an art-form is extremely well-preserved and has been imbibed into the tribal communities and passed from generation to generation. A majority of the warli tribes are known to reside near the base of the Sahyadri mountains spread across the northern side of Mumbai viz. Javhar, Dahanu, Talasari, Mokhada, Wada and Palghar villages. The art has received immense popularity at both international and national platforms because of its simplicity in shapes, use of single white colour, requirement of minimum tools and creation of beautiful motifs by using simple lines, triangles, squares, circles and dots. 

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Village Life- Warli painting by Anil Wangad

In late 1970s, artist Jivya Soma Mashe started practising Warli art. Born in 1934 in the Thane district of Maharashtra, Jivya Soma took up Warli, a predominantly ritual art and radically changed it from ut begin used for special occasions to being used on a daily basis. His work was recognised nationally and internationally with political figures such as Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi and by centres such as Magiciens de la terre, Centre Pompidou. Jivya was able to showcase a “heightened sensitivity and unusually powerful imagination” which were the highlight of his earlier introspective work. He moved Warli art and warli paintings from the constraints of rough, sheer walls onto paper and canvas. The move allowed freedom of expression helping him create warli art paintings that were free and highly sensitive in nature. His sensitivity emerges in every detail of his paintings. Strokes, lines and a mass of dots swarm and vibrate on the canvas, coming together to form clever compositions. Details and the overall composition both contribute to creating a sense of life and movement. Recurring themes, from tribal life and Warli legends, also form a part of celebrating life and movement.

Jivya Soma Mashe summed up the deep feeling which animates the Warli people, saying "There are human beings, birds, animals, insects, and so on. Everything moves, day and night. Life is movement". 

He received the Padma Shri award for his contribution towards Warli painting. He introduced Warli to the world as an art form and inspired many tribal youth to practice Warli as commercial art. He died aged 84 on 14 May 2018 and was accorded a state funeral.

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Forest Warli Painting by Dilip Ram Bahotha

The Warli art is based on the concept of Mother Nature and the elements of nature are often kept in focus. Since farming is the tribes main way of living, they have immense respect for nature and wildlife for the resources that they provide. Warli artists are known to use their clay huts as backdrops for creating these warli paintings, similar to the way prehistoric paintings were made. Warli painting never uses religious iconography such as figures of gods and religious symbols. It represents nature as a god and talks about human dependence and association with nature. Warli paintings depict a sense of uniformity in people and highlight close social relations within their community members. Elements in paintings such as trees, animals, events, social gatherings and formations of humans are from real life scenarios and situations. A Warli painting can also be a visual narration of their traditional stories. Artists nowadays include elements of the modern world such as bicycles, cars, buildings, computers, aeroplanes and trains.

These rudimentary paintings are made using a set of geometric shapes- a circle, a triangle, and a square. These shapes are considered to be symbolic of different elements found in nature which are- 

  • The circle represents the sun and the moon. 
  • The triangle represents mountains and conical trees. 
  • The square is a human invention depicting a sacred enclosure or a piece of land. The central motif in every ritual painting is a square known as the “chauk” or “chaukat”. 

 In Warli paintings, male gods are uncommon to find and are usually related to spirits which have taken human form. In warli paintings, the central motif is depicted by scenes which portray hunting, fishing and farming. Festivals and folk dances are also common scenes depicted through Warli art. People and animals represented in Warli paintings are depicted by two inverse triangles joined at their tips. The upper triangle represents the torso and the lower triangle represents the pelvis. This precarious equilibrium is meant to symbolise the balance of the universe. Apart from ritualistic paintings, Warli paintings also represent various day-to-day activities performed by village members. 

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Tarpa Dance Warli Painting by Dilip Ram Bahotha 

A warli painting is an emblematic expression of day-to-day experiences and belief. As such, symbolism, simplicity and beauty hold them together in a single school of traditional art. The attributes associated with warli paintings are as follows- 

  • Use of natural and artificial white colour. 
  • A border with simple triangles, squares and geometric figures. 
  • Symbols like sun, moon, birds, trees which support the main theme. 
  • Abstract human-like figures, figures of bride-bridegroom and in some cases, figures of deities. 
  • The faces of human figures are represented in circles while the body is represented with two triangles. Males are identified by a larger triangle at the top whereas a female is identified by a wider triangle at the bottom. Along with that, females can also be identified by protruding curved lines symbolising ponytail. 

Along with understanding attributes of a warli painting, it is also important to understand the various types of motifs that are used in warli paintings. These motifs help us to understand what type of warli painting we are seeing.There are two types of Warli painting – ritualistic and non-ritualistic. The ritualistic paintings are the ones which connect the past, present and the future. These paintings are sacred and ritualistic, for example Lagna Chowk, Dev Chowk, Kanna, etc. The non-ritualistic paintings are not associated with any ritual before, during or after the painting. These are done for decorative purposes, the example of this is hunting scenes, agricultural activities, festival scenes like holi, etc. Some of the most important and commonly seen motifs in warli art are- 

1. Marriage Ceremony

A marriage ceremony warli painting is one of the most important warli paintings. In this painting, a suvasini or a married woman paints the marriage chowk or a square on the wall. The warli marriage lasts for about four to five days and there are various rituals associated with it. These chowks are painted to protect the bride and groom from evil spirits, to ensure fertility to the couple and to enhance their procreative abilities. There are two types of marriage chowk; Dev chowk and Lagan Chowk.  

  • Lagna Chowk- It is a rectangle with the figure of the Palaghat Devi, the goddess of fertility. She is invoked to bless the bride and groom with good fortune. The border is made with diverse geometrical patterns. There are different variations of the Palaghat Devi done on different parts of the painting. It is also done in the houses of the bride and the groom. A typical chowk will have five five to eight rows of designs such as pophala, the sakhali, the dhak, the pasondi and the basinda pattern. Warli artists believe that the lagan chowk is the jewellry of the goddess. This is why the lagan chowk is painted with intricate designs and geometrical patterns. 
  • Dev Chowk- It is drawn during the time of the wedding. It is generally painted beside the Lagan chowk, A panchsiriya or the five-headed god and the headless warrior. It is drawn either standing or riding a horse. It is done to protect the bride and the groom from disease, illness, misfortune and bad luck. 

 2. Human figures 

The central motif in these ritual paintings is surrounded by scenes depicting hunting, fishing and farming. Human figures are depicted by two triangles joined at the tip: the upper triangle depicts the trunk whereas the lower triangle represents the pelvis. Circle depicts the face without features like nose, eyes and ears. Males are identified from a bunch of hair whereas females are identified with special hairstyles in a circle called “Ambada”. 

3. Birds and Animals 

As warli artists are farmers, a lot of the motifs they draw are centred around the flora and fauna that surrounds them. Therefore animals such as cows, bulls, cocks, hens, sheeps and dogs are showcased as domestic animals. Artists also depict birds such as peacocks, sparrows in their warli paintings. The peacock is a beautiful and regal bird depicted everywhere in traditional textiles, embroidery and paintings. Warli paintings also depict snakes and frogs. Frogs are considered to depict rainfall, scenes of harvesting or farming are shown to grow grains in ample amounts and prosperity. 

4. Tarpa Dance 

One of the central aspects depicted in various Warli paintings is the Tarpa Dance. The tarpa is a trumpet-like musical instrument played in turns by different men of the village. The tarpa itself is made using dry bottle-gourd, bamboo tubes and stickers, cord and wax. Men and women of the village, entine their hands and move in a circle around the tarpa player. The dances then follow him, turning and moving as he turns but never turning their backs on the tarpa player. The musicians play different types of notes which help direct the head dancer to either move clockwise or counter clockwise. The dancers take a long turn in the audience and try to encircle them for entertainment. The circle formation of the dancers is also said to resemble the circle of life. 

Kanna is the only Warli image drawn on the ground by the Suvasinis. It is considered to be a symbol of virginity, drawn on the third day of the wedding at the bride’s house. It is drawn around the pounding hole in their houses, otherwise used to separate seeds from their husk. Kanna is drawn using different colours: white from rice powder, yellow from turmeric, red from Kumkum and orange from sindoor. The symbol of kana represents the vulva of a virgin warli bride. 

Muthi or the fist is imprinted on the walls of huts when new rice is brought home from fields. This can be seen on almost all huts of the tribe. These imprints are also one on graniers, inner walls of the kitchen, ploughs and also on baskets used to store the grain. The repetition of the imprint symbolises the abundance of food. 

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Net Warli Painting by Anil Wangad

A warli painting consists within it various parts that come together to create a beautiful final product. Some of the important parts involved in the preparation and creation of a warli painting are- 

1. Raw Materials 

As we know, early warli paintings were painted on mud walls of their own houses. In this folk art, the design is drawn directly and never traced. These designs are painted with wooden sticks. The background for these designs is usually an earthen colour which is reddish in colour. House walls are painted with cow dung and coating is given with geru powder for this. White paste is made from rice flour and the paste is prepared with water. 

 2. Colours 

The walls are made from a mixture of branches, earth and cow dung creating a red ochre background. The warli art uses only white paint for drawing. The white pigment is formulated by creating a mixture of rice paste and water with gum as binding. To create variations of geru, natural dyes are extracted from ingredients such as turmeric, kumkum leaves and coloured flowers. Black colour is extracted from charcoal and used to depict evil spirits. Red colour from Butea Monosperma (Palas) flowers used to show the existence of god Narada Muni. It is also used to depict departed souls. Kumkum is used to depict prosperity. Yellow colour is extracted from pineapple. 

3. Painting Techniques

Firstly, the design is decided. Without tracing, the design is directly drawn on canvas, paper, cloth or wall. Bamboo sticks are chewed at the end to make them supple like a paint brush. Motifs are painted with white paint onto the respective canvas such as walls, earthen pots, wooden articles, paper or cloth. The painting will consist of human figures drawn by connecting to triangles at the tips. Hands and legs are showcased in dancing positions. THe remaining design is accomplished by painting minute details. Cloth is ironed on the reversed side to keep the colour intact. 

Since its inception, warli art and warli paintings has grown and evolved. Majority of the artists now dabble with watercolours and handmade paper or canvas cloth. But they have been able to keep the essence of warli art intact. In order to create a new source of income apart from agriculture, many organisations have encouraged warli artists to produce their traditional paintings on hand paper for commercial sales. In the process, we have seen a boom in warli art’s popularity among national and international communities. The artisans of the warli community are well-aware of their art and try to carry its essence in every stage of production. The production process in many stages hasn’t changed a lot but the natural ingredients being used has changed dramatically. Materials such as cloth and paper make it easier for warli artisans to mass produce their work. Traditionally, Warli paintings are done of mud walls but now we see it being used in fashion apparel such as dresses, kurtis, sarees, dupattas etc. Warli art has also found a market in home textiles as well such as bedsheets, cushion covers, table runners, table mats, doily sets, table napkins etc. 

Warli art is an ancient Indian folk art, tradition of painting of a Maharashtrian tribe called warli. They build their square bamboo huts coated with mud and cow dung and these mud walls are painted at the time of ritual functions and marriage ceremonies. The Warli tribe is fond of folk art and they worship gods, goddesses and ritual culture too. They depict their traditional lifestyle and their customs and traditions through this art of painting. Women are mainly engaged in the creation of these paintings. Warli art is known for its monochromatic depictions that express the folk life of socio-religious customs, imaginations & beliefs. The Warli Tribe has still preserved their independent existence through Warli art and folk dance “Tarpa Nrutya”.  Earlier Warli paintings used to be etched out on walls of Warli’s houses, but nowadays they are being painted on papers, vases, mugs, bed sheets, textiles and apparels too. The wall paintings are done only for special occasions such as weddings or harvests. These paintings do not depict social life. Images of human beings & animals, along with scenes from daily life are created in a loose rhythmic pattern. Nested at the foot of the western ghat range in Maharashtra, India is the settlement of an ancient tribe known as the warli’s. These tribal people, who survive on forest produce & worship nature, have carved an international niche for themselves by virtue of their artistry. The name of the clan has given the name to the art form & today we know it as the warli painting. Artists & scholars believe in the painting style.  

Further Reads

  • The Painted World of the Warlis: Art and Ritual of the Warli Tribes of Maharashtra
  • Indian Folk and Tribal Painting by Charu Smita Gupta
  • Warli Art: Diversificaftion of Traditional Painting Creatingv Future, Hope and Happiness by Kavita Paul.
  • https://www.memeraki.com/blogs/news/warli-paintings-different-types-styles?_pos=11&_sid=b891e33e7&_ss=r 
  • https://www.memeraki.com/blogs/news/the-tradition-of-warli-painting?_pos=1&_sid=b891e33e7&_ss=r

Sources and Links 

  • https://www.dsource.in/resource/documentation-warli-art/introduction  
  • https://openart.in/history/tales-folk-west-warli-painting/
  • https://www.dsource.in/resource/documentation-warli-art/place
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warli_painting
  • https://www.dsource.in/resource/documentation-warli-art/history
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jivya_Soma_Mashe
  • https://mediaindia.eu/culture/warli-art-journey-from-walls-of-tribal-homes-to-household-goods/
  • https://www.dsource.in/resource/documentation-warli-art/warli-artist

https://artsandculture.google.com/asset/untitled-warli-tribe/QAEoPWAkUF9xfg?hl=en  

  • https://www.dsource.in/resource/documentation-warli-art/process

https://www.homesciencejournal.com/archives/2017/vol3issue3/PartF/3-3-70-220.pdf  

  • https://www.dsource.in/resource/documentation-warli-art/warli-paintings

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short essay on warli art

Warli Art – The Tribal art expressing life through geometry

Article of the month - sep 2021, this article by manisha sarade.

Table of Content   Introduction Legacy behind the Warli Art The method of Preparation of Warli Art Themes employed and their implications - Devchauk Motif - Lagnchauk Motif - Tarpa Dance Motif - Human figures - Gods and Goddess - Birds and Animals Motifs - Festival Nagpanchami Motif - Festival Holi Motif - Marriage Ceremony Motif The Warli Community – What the Tales speak of the Tribe Warli in Contemporary times Conclusion

“A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.” –  Michelangelo

There couldn’t be a more comprehensive summing up of the core emotion of Warli art. An art form that is driven by everyday life stories and these tales also in turn become a reminder of traditional values and cultures cherished by the tribe. The Warlis believe that without the  ahankaar , there is no  kahankar . They have an advanced notion of communication. A story is not just a story, it is the passing of energy from narrator to listener.

Warli painting  is a form of tribal mural art created by the tribal people from the North Sahyadri Range in Maharashtra, India. The Warlis or Varlis are an indigenous tribe living in mountainous as well as coastal areas of Maharashtra and Gujarat. They speak an unwritten Varli language which belongs to the southern zone of the Indo-Aryan languages. The Warli Tribesmen and women are traditional storytellers; they follow the oral practice of passing down traditions, knowledge and culture. This oral tradition translates into beautifully painted elaborate tales on the wall of their houses, and other common areas of the  community.

short essay on warli art

The Elephant And The Dancing Tribesmen

These visual canvases capture their daily rhythms in life; the forces of nature they worship, their simplistic belief systems, their laughter, regret, victories and tears. Without even saying a single word, an uncountable world of tales exists on the wall, some depicting everyday activities like fishing, hunting, cooking, harvesting etc, while some others more nuanced- teaching many lessons in life.

Contrary to popular perception, the Warli Paintings of Maharashtra are very different from other tribal and  folk  paintings in India but similar in many ways with the African Zulu Paintings. Their themes revolve around depiction of daily life activities rather than mythological themes. Unlike Madhubani paintings that use bright colours, these are painted on mud and cow dung-based surface using earth colours or rice paste in white.

Legacy behind the Warli Art

From monochromatic appearance to simple designs and authentic colors, warli paintings have been proved to gain real fame. They are not really colorful, but they depict the scenes from social life of the tribe, rather than religious or mythological characters. They depict different activities such as hunting, harvesting, drawing water, fishing, dancing, etc.

The Warli tribe is one of the largest in India, located outside of Mumbai. Despite being close to one of the largest cities in India, the Warli reject much of contemporary culture. The style of Warli painting was not recognised until the 1970s, even though the tribal style of art is thought to date back as early as 10th century A.D. The Warli culture is centered around the concept of Mother Nature and elements of nature are often focal points depicted in Warli painting. Farming is their main way of life and a large source of food for the tribe. They greatly respect nature and wildlife for the resources that they provide for life. Warli artists use their clay huts as the backdrop for their paintings, similar to how ancient people used cave walls as their  canvases.

short essay on warli art

Warli Landscape

These paintings seem to be nothing more than Warli figures drawn in whites on rich dark walls to the untrained eye, but a closer inspection shows that Warli is far more than meets the eye. To many, it may seem like just a simple art form of India. Still, the Warli tribes located in mountains and coastal regions in and around Maharashtra and Gujarat's borders are warli painting states. The origin of Warli art can be traced back to around 3000 BC and seems to have an enigmatic appeal to it. Even though the tribal art style dates back to the 10th century A.D., the Warli paintings form was not known until the 1970s. Although the primary way of life and a significant food source for the tribe was farming, they had great respect for nature and wildlife for the resources they provided for life. On various occasions, this type of painting was mainly centred around the concept of mother nature and its elements. Quite often, multiple parts of nature are the focal points that are further accentuated in these paintings. A fascinating fact about Warli artists is that they used their clay huts as the backdrop for their masterpieces, much like how ancient people utilised their cave walls as canvases.

In the 1970s this ritual art took a radical turn, when Jivya Soma Mashe and his son Balu Mashe started to paint, not for any special ritual, but because of his artistic pursuits.  “Our  history   is not written, it is drawn: we tell you stories, we tell you about our life” , said Jivya Soma Mashe. Mashe as the recognised father of modern Warli painting and Ramesh Hengadi as a follower who has developed his own distinctive style in response to the changes in community life and shifts in local and global economies. Hengadi has participated in a series of  enter.

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Tribal Warli Painting

Over, the years Warli paintings have evolved drastically. Initially, these beautiful masterpieces were curated on mud walls with a paste of rice and water that was used to paint the characters on the canvas and chewed bamboo sticks were used to act as paintbrushes; since then, warli painting characters came into the picture. But, on the other hand, today the conventional paints and paintbrushes can create an end product just the same. Other than that, Warli paintings are not just restricted to the traditional mud walls anymore. They’ve expanded on a great scale in the home decor industry and seem to be growing day by day. From pots and vases to bedsheets and curtain prints, they are becoming increasingly popular and highly liked. The textile and clothing industry is fond of this beautiful Indian art form, not just the home decor world. These days witnessing a beautiful Warli painting printed saree adorned by women on the street or the fashion show ramp is a common sight that everyone very much likes.

The method of Preparation of Warli paintings

Raw materials used.

Earlier warlas used to do the paintings on mud walls of their own houses. In this folk art of painting, design is never traced or drawn. It is a visualisation or creativity of artisan. Design is directly painted on walls with wooden stick. Background of design is earthen colour or reddish colour. House walls are painted with cow dung powder and coating is given with geru powder. White paste is made from rice flour and paste is prepared with water which was used for painting.

Painting Technique Used

  • Design is selected.
  • Without tracing design, it is directly drawn on paper or cloth.
  • Bamboo stick is chewed at the end to make it as supple as a paint brush, is a simple tool used for painting.
  • Motifs are painted with white paste on the walls or earthen pots, on wooden articles or on paper or on cloth.
  • First the body of human figure is drawn by connecting two triangles and hands and legs are depicted in dancing position and then remaining design is accomplished by painting minute details.
  • Cloth is ironed from the reversed side of the cloth.

The attributes characterizing almost in Warli paintings are:

1.      Use of natural and artificial white colour.

2.      A border with simple triangle, squares geometric figures.

3.      Symbols like Sun, Moon, Birds, Trees supporting the main theme.

4.      Abstract-like Human figures, figures of deities and Bride Bridegroom.

5.      The faces of the human figures are circle, body with two triangles and females are identified with protruding curve line symbolising ponytail. Warli painting is an emblematic expression of day-to-day experiences and beliefs. As such, symbolism, simplicity and beauty hold them together in a single school of traditional art.

Colours Used

The walls are made of a mixture of branches, earth and cow dung, making a red ochre background for the wall paintings. The warli use only white for their paintings. Their white pigment is a mixture of rice paste & water with gum as a binding. To create variations geru, Turmeric, Kumkum, leaves, coloured flowers are used to extract natural dyes and gum from trees are extracted. Black colour is extracted from charcoal and used to depict cruel soul, red colour from Butea Monosperma (Palas) flowers used to show existence of God Naradmuni and symbol of departed souls. Kumkum colour is used as symbol of prosperity. Yellow colour is extracted from pineapple.

short essay on warli art

Simple Splendours Of The Tribal Life

Themes employed and their implications

During marriages, Diwali festival, holi festival, during the season of crop harvesting and during other rituals, painting is done on warli’s pada with full of enthusiasm and freedom. Their folk  dance , daily life routine, Nature,  gods  and  goddess , animals, birds, and such similar themes are mainly used in painting. Through their artistic living culture and movements of human figures, they imply certain meanings. The warli painting essentially depicts the basic principles of life which are used to depict human figures, animal’s figures, houses etc. ‘White colour’ is used on a red earthen background. Warli paintings use a very basic graphic vocabulary; a circle, a triangle & a square and paintings are monosyllabic. The circle and triangle come from their observation of nature, the circle representing the sun and the moon, the triangles come from mountains and pointed trees. Only the square seems to obey a different logic and seems to be a human invention, indicating a sacred enclosure or a piece of land.

Devchauk Motif

The central motif in each ritual painting is the square, known as the “chauk”. Mostly Chauks are of 2 types: - Devchauk & Lagnchauk. This motif is a square motif, drawn during marriage ceremony on walls, which is known as “Devchauk” (God’s square). Inside a devchauk, palaghat, the mother goddess symbolizing fertility is found. This process of drawing square with God is called as “Chauk Lihine”. In the beginning, they just draw a simple line for name of God which is known as “Devregh” (line for God).

Lagnchauk Motif

The lines are drawn on name of bride and bridegroom. In this motif, bride and bridegroom riding horse is depicted in the center of square. This motif is painted mainly by married women by performing rituals. Remaining part of it is painted with various motifs by women from their families and boys and girls with cheerful gestures, a sort of group painting.

Tarpa Dance Motif

Tarpa dance is a folk dance of warli tribe. Tarpa is a musical instrument of the tribe. “Tarpa” is made of dry bottlegourd, bamboo tubes and bamboo sticks, cord and wax. This instrument is beautiful looking and 2 feet to 6 feet in length. This dance is performed in circle by male and females by clasping one another’s hands. Main Dance performer standing in centre plays instrument Tarpa and Females get involved in this performance with free mind. This dance is started at the time of sunset and performed till sunrise of next day. So, sun and moon motifs are seen in this painting. Sometimes boys and girls, they select their dance partner as life partner too through  tarpa.

Human figures

The central motif in these ritual paintings is surrounded by scenes portraying, hunting, fishing, & farming, festivals & dance, Human figures are represented by two triangles joined at the tip: the upper triangle depicts the trunk & the lower triangle the pelvis. Circle depicts the face without features like nose, eyes and ears. Males are identified from bunch of hair is shown and females with special hairstyle in circle called “ Ambada”.

Gods and Goddess

Circle is considered as symbol of lifecycle. Sun, Moon, Trees, Creepers, birds, things used in day-to-day life, Nature and Gods like vaghya god, Naran god and Panchshirya god motif is used to save family and Himai goddess and Hirwai goddess are mainly symbol of nature, depicted in this  painting.

Birds and Animals Motifs

As warlis are farmers, animal motifs like Cows, Bulls, Cocks, Hens, Sheep’s, dogs are used in painting as these are domestic animals. Bird motifs like Peacock, sparrow is seen sometimes snake, frog is also seen. Peacock is a national beautiful bird depicted everywhere in traditional textiles, embroideries and paintings in India. Frogs are depicted for heavy rainfall; Scene of harvesting or farming is shown to grow grains in ample amount and  prosperity.

Festival Nagpanchami Motif

Snake motif is painted during special festival of snakes on which day real snakes are worshipped called “ Nagpanchami”.

Festival Holi Motif

Holi festival is the New year celebration of Maharashtrian people mainly celebrated in the month of March.

Marriage Ceremony Motif

Marriage is one of the most important themes in warli art. A warli painting on marriage on clearly show their marriage god, Palghat, birds, trees, men & women dancing in circles, various celebration, bride and Bridegroom.

While the reaping season scene is shown by the laborers cutting the crops in the field. On the other hand, modern adaptations in warli art include bicycles & transistors as well apart from flora and fauna. Musicians and agriculture being the traditional one.

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Tribal Warli Figures

The Warli Community – What the Tales speak of the Tribe

Their society is more egalitarian, leaning towards a matriarchy, there are a myriad of stories with feminist undertones. In the Warlis, no woman can be married against her will, nor can she be forced to stay in a marriage. If a couple elopes and spends three days together, when they return to their homes, they can get married irrespective of their family’s wishes. The concept of dowry is reversed and turned into ‘bride price’. One is taking an able-bodied woman away from her family, so the man needs to pay a price for it. Earlier it used to be paddy or rice, now it is clothes or money. Weddings are conducted by a priestess  dhaulerin , assisted by a group of  suhasins . The importance given to communality is another feature their stories reveal. The idea of owning property or lands did not exist among them before the British rule. Children hunt together, learning from older children. And each child gets equal share of the hunt.

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Warli in Contemporary times

With the back-to-the-roots movement taking over every part of our lives, art lovers flaunt the Warli motif with pride. Traditionally, this painting is done on a red ochre background with white paint and these are the only two colours used. But, today, a variety of colours are being used to replicate these artistic motifs on  fabrics , home décor or other artistic forms. The first transition of Warli art into the outside world was by means of the change in medium of painting. It began to be made on paper that promised better durability and longevity of the paintings. Sections of the Warli community slowly came in touch with the urban lifestyle. Many of them completely migrated to the mainstream urban culture in pursuit of better livelihoods.

There are some excellent examples of the display of Warli art in public spotlights. An entire colossal wall of the Tony Garnier Urban Museum was painted in an exquisite display of a Warli canvas. In 1993, a Warli artist named Shantaram Chintya Tumbada was approached for this work which was a part of a series of five paintings for depicting the five continents on the walls of the museum. As a result, this massive mural of Warli art is showcased on the museum wall at Lyon in France. In India, Warli artist Rajesh Chaitya Vangad has his works displayed on the walls of Mumbai International Airport and at Homi Bhaba Block of Tata Memorial Hospital in Parel,  Mumbai

Of all those who are taking inspiration from this art, the lifestyle sector is the one that is most fascinated by its richness. It would be surprising if such a beautiful art form is missing from the innovations by the  fashion  industry. Warli art has a charm of being on the lines of intricate village art that could be adapted to linen collections of earthy and neutral colours. While sarees with Warli prints have a unique aesthetic appeal, the fashion walks have witnessed the use of this curious art style on semi dresses,  kurtis ,  pallazzos   and other fashion novelties. The use of Warli art style was also witnessed under the Grassroot label of designer wears by Anita Dongre when she unveiled her collections at Lakme Fashion Week Winter Fest 2015. From brightly coloured umbrellas to coffee mugs and tea cups, rustic wall clocks, accents for walls and stationery — Warli is pretty much everywhere. In the past, the famed Indian designer Archana Kochhar introduced the indigenous Warli Art at New York Fashion Week (NYFW), as a part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Make in India campaign. It demonstrated how figurines in Warli can be captured very beautifully in our fashion with contemporary silhouettes. Hence, from adorning the borders of colourful scarves and kurtis to embellishing the luxurious jute and silk sarees, Warli has taken over the ramp for good.

Today, Warli art has come along a long way to be filtered into present fashion and design creations. Once a simple painting technique of a marginal Indian tribe, the Warli paintings have an international exposure by virtue of talented artists. It is indeed heart-warming to see that an ancient art style which is also an element of the Indian national heritage, continuing to flourish in modern times.

Key Takeaways Warli art is a traditional tribal art form that originated in Maharashtra and is mainly practiced by the Warli tribe. The art form is characterized by its simplicity, use of basic geometric shapes, and white-on-brown color scheme. Warli art mainly depicts everyday rural life, including farming, hunting, and social gatherings. The art form has gained popularity worldwide and has been adapted into various forms, including textiles, murals, and paintings. Warli art is not just an art form but also a means of cultural expression and identity for the Warli tribe, preserving their unique heritage and tradition.

References and Further Readings

1. Dalmia Y.  The painted world of Warlis: A tribal worldview . Concent Publishing Company, Bombay, 1988, 22-34.

2. Doshi S.  Tribal India Ancestors Gods and spirits.  Marg publication, Bombay, 1992, 52-66.

3. Gupta C.  Indian Folk and Tribal Paintings.  Roli Books, New Delhi, 2008, 36-45.

4. Jain J.  Painted Myths of creation, Art and Ritual of Indian tribe . Mapin Publishing, New Delhi, 1984, 10-15.

5. Mookerjee A.  Folk art of India.  Clarion Books, New Delhi, 1986, 42-55

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