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#Instaart: beautiful Cheriyal paintings

It might be called ‘The Gram’, but it’s worth a TON of exposure. Instagram has always been all about visual impact, and it’s where you find some of the finest artists in the world today, from the heavyweights to the hidden talent. Abir Pothi embarks on a series that will highlight the best of Instagram artists we manage to discover — those whose artistry you could take an ‘Insta-nt’ liking to!

@hasthakalalu

There are a multitude of Cheriyal paintings online. Take a look at this one. It tells a story so beautifully and intricately.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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@sowmyanakash

These Cheriyal paintings have been done in a traditional style using vibrant colours. They are a mesmerising sight sprawled in a single frame.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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@paentio_art

This Cheriyal painting has been done with pigment watercolours. It has been titled \’Dasavatharam\’. Take a look for yourself!

 

 
 
 
 
 
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@vishnuprabhanc

This piece has been inspired by Cheriyal paintings. It depicts a beautiful village scene on a bright red background. 

 

 
 
 
 
 
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@cheriyal_paintings

This Cheriyal painting is depicting Sri Krishna. The border consists of an exquisitely painted border and the painting itself shows Sri Krishna in various forms and postures.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by Vaikuntam Nakash (@cheriyal_paintings)

 

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