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Mural Ganesha

| Mixed Media

By Bhuvana

Difficulty Level Expert

Traditional Kerala Mural painting can be seen on temple walls in Kerala. It is done with earthly natural colors.
Dotting technique is used for shading. Yellow color wash is given before actual wash.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Trace out the design on the Canvas, using yellow carbon paper.

STEP 2:-

Give outline with Burnt Sienna. Outline with black.If you are not expert in outlining with a brush.You can use a black gel pen.

STEP 3:-

Give yellow wash for green, red, orange.( if these colors are there in your picture.) Two to three times.
Ps: For black, blue and white do not give yellow wash.

STEP 4:-

Give the actual color wash.
Actual color wash is done only when the first yellow wash is completely dried.
Use a round brush for giving dots as shading.
Another technique for shading is give thin lines and then spread it.

you will need

Fevicryl Sunflower Kit, Fine Art Brush, Canvas, Colour Palette.