Odisha (Orissa) Paintings

Odisha (Orissa) (Rock Shelter) Paintings - The discoveries of shake sketches and pictographic compositions in Western piece of Odisha (Orissa), Vikramkhol in Jharsuguda, Manikmada and Ushakothi in Sundergarh, Gudahandi in Kalahandi and Jogimath in Nuapada locale demonstrate presence of ancient workmanship in Odisha (Orissa).

The artistic creations extend from little geometrical and flower examples to enormous creature themes and human figures are demonstrated chasing, battling, moving and doing local tasks. Most on the dividers take after a successive, even example. Hues utilized are red removed from press, darker from copper and white from lime mixes. The characters of the pictographic works seem, by all accounts, to be a blend got from Mohanzdaro and Brahmi contents. The Ravana Chhata Rock at Sitabinji in Keonjhar area contains a work of art of high request, portraying the parade scene of a lord riding a caparisoned elephant with troopers holding shafts and standards, trailed by a female specialist. This composition conveys memory of Ajanta wall paintings. Awesome wall paintings enhance within the Jagannath Temple, the Buddha Vijay painting in the jagamohana of the Lakshmi Temple and the Kanchi Vijay in the jagamohana of the Jagannath sanctuary.