Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Sari Art: Birds of Same Feather



When I first started selling my art a few years ago, I used to do a series of mixed-media artwork which I called "Sari Art". Using watercolors and actual sari pieces I tried to capture the complex colors and textures of Indian saris on paper. It was really fun to do  and interestingly enough there was a market for it.  After a while, I moved on to other things.

For this week's Summer of Colors challenge (Purple, Purple, Yellow), I dug out an unfinished sari art. The main section was already painted in purple color along with the purple border which came from an actual sari.  Last night,  I added a couple of paper birds, colored them yellow and added the phrase "birds of same weather" also in yellow.  I like the effect of purple and yellow together.

You will find examples of other sari art pieces on this blog here.


Linked to Paint Party Friday and Summer of Colors.

Thanks for visiting and your comments are always welcome.

32 comments:

  1. so awesome... i´m going to check out your other art!

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  2. First of all, I love the examples of sari art that you shared! So beautiful! And secondly, I absolutely love the sari art you created using this week's SOC colors! It is gorgeous! HUGS!!!!

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  3. It's beautiful and a clever way to show off your sari tradition. I looked up the others as well and they all have some beauty in them.

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  4. What a wonderful piece! All your sari art is lovely - such a great idea.

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  5. Brilliant mixed media- great use of color!

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  6. FAN*TAS*TIC!!
    Happy PPF and Happy SOC!
    Hugs,
    Susi

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  7. Your sari art is beautiful... gorgeous paper birds... and such lovely texture...

    Jenny X

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  8. this is so beautiful - I love the patterns! SOC #54

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  9. This is beautiful, I love that you brought an older piece to life. I also visited your Sari Art Blog and love them!

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  10. What vivid color! It is very beautiful and unique!
    God bless,
    Sherry

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  11. Looks beautiful, I will check the link, thanks!

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  12. My bohemian heart loves sari patterns and Indian fabric! Beautiful!

    Hugs Giggles

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  13. Lovely page and what a wonderful idea.Happy PPF!

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  14. I love saris - the vibrant jewel colours and intricate details and this is a lovely idea to turn them into works of art.

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  15. I love your painting of the sari. One of my cousin's is married to a man from India, and she's got some gorgeous ones, so I can see how inspirational they can be. Blessings!

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  16. Your color and design are so vibrant. Sari Art is a wonderful way of perpetuating beautiful designs. Happy PPF!

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  17. Gorgeous and to me ere in the northern US, how exotic. Very clever using something you spend so much time with (wearing) to make such a beautiful piece.

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  18. Very unique art - pleas do and show us more!!

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  19. How beautiful! I love these saturated colors.

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  20. Lovely piece - so sad I didn't get to participate in SOC this year.

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  21. I can see why this was such a big seller before. Your sari painting is gorgeous. The yellow really POPPED!!

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  22. what a good idea :) looks very neat :)

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  23. Great idea because it is an amazing piece of art. The colors are perfect. I visited the blog too. Excellent works. Blessings, Janet PPF

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