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Leaf Painting is the process of painting with dyed leaves. Leaf paintings are beautiful paintings, which are made on leaves of trees. They depict wonderful craftsmanship and excellence. There are many artists that have been doing this kind of work for years. These beautiful leaf paintings can be used to enhance the decor of our houses.
The art of leaf paintings originated in the southern India (Kerala). It’s one of the oldest forms of art, which shows the creativity and perfection of the artists. Though now only a few artists throughout the world are left who practice this leaf art. This art form deriving from Japan, China or India, it has also become popular in Vietnam. Every leaf painting is unique and quite different from the others because of the leaves' veins, the forms and the colors before or after dying.
Original natural matured leaves are plucked from peepal tree and these leaves are to be in natural well water for a period of one month. During this period of one month the green portion or chlorophyll of the leaves are decayed off and getting the Skelton. These Skelton are dried and artists do hand paintings on that Skelton.All paintings are courtesy of Art of Legend India.