Useful resources / web sites

Art / Craft / Pottery

Mar 2017
Divyakala - Art inspired by the divine
Drdha Vrata Gorrick is an artist who lives and works in Mayapur, India. Born and raised in the US and trained in the traditional arts in South India, Drdha brings the best of both worlds to his creative practice. His work infuses new life into devotional art by combining religious styles from different parts of India while staying within a Vedic tradition.
http://divyakala.com
 
Dec 2016
Indian artist Kirti Khatri practices the art of paper cutting.
http://www.design-flute.com/2007/12/02/dazzling-art/
 
Feb 2016
Studio Pottery in Kala Ghoda Festival - Padma Jayaraj, narthaki.com
http://www.narthaki.com/info/rev16/rev1859.html
 
Feb 2016
India Art Festival at Delhi, narthaki.com ; Photos: Anoop Arora
http://www.narthaki.com/ss/iaf1.html
 
Oct 2011
Extraprepare
Listing of coaching classes and vocational training institutes
http://www.extraprepare.com/hobby-classes.html

To add your Name/Institution to the site visit
http://www.extraprepare.com/enlistNow.php?TB_iframe=true&height=450&width=460&modal=true

Exporters and suppliers of Bronze handicrafts, Wood carvings, Semi-Precious Stone handicrafts and Rudrakshas
http://www.srushtihandicrafts.com/

Lord Jagannath, 3D Street art by Cityzenkane
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xe0y2UTIzzw



Pooja items
 Mantra Gold Coatings - Smart Creations initiative
 24 Karat Gold Coating Services and Gold coated products, gifts, artefacts and accessories.
http://www.mantragoldcoatings.com

 Giri Trading Agency
http://giri.in/puja-items/



Temples/ Sculptures / Carvings

Rediscovering the sculptural legacy of Shivas of the south
- Veejay Sai, The News Minute, 5 March 2016
http://www.thenewsminute.com/article/rediscovering-sculptural-legacy-shivas-south-39850

C.Velayutham - Specialist in all kind of Wood Carvings, Dwajasthambam, Vahanam, Ratham and Temple car works
http://www.velayutham.com/

Range of arts and crafts
http://www.pulpypapaya.com

Exploration of Indian Heritage and Culture in various aspects by Dokka Srinivasu
http://indian-heritage-and-culture.blogspot.in/

Art book Center for books on Indian miniature paintings, textile design, architecture
http://www.artbookcenter.net/

Pencil carving by Snehalatha Prithiviraj
https://www.facebook.com/snehalatha1992

Elephants in Art, Architecture and History of Orissa
By Debabrata Swain
http://www.harekrsna.com/sun/features/10-08/features1169.htm

Temple Architecture
website of the sthapathis K.P.Veezhinatha Acharya & K.P.Umapathy Acharya
http://www.temple-architecture.com

….lets give new life to these stones…for they are not just stones…but centuries of knowledge handed down from generation to the next, coursing through the viens of a master sculpture…
www.poetryinstone.in

Sculptures by Vineesh Vijayan

 

India - Paintings

Mahatta Gallery
http://mahatta.com/gallery.php
www.indiapicture.in
You can contribute at  http://submission.mahatta.com/

Indian Art & Paintings - Buy art online
https://www.artzolo.com/indian-paintings

Dancing hues: A painted feature on dance
- Padma Jayaraj, www.narthaki.com, 15 Sep 2016
Dancing Hues by Nirupama Ramesh was a unique show that exhibited a series of paintings done by her on dance, in Lalitkala Akademi Hall, Thrissur, Kerala.
http://www.narthaki.com/info/rev16/rev1950.html

MFPA - supporting disabled artists since 1956
The Mouth and Foot Painting Artists Association is an international registered society of disabled artists who paint with their mouth or feet due to a disability that prevents the use of their hands. Over the last 60 years, this Association has brought to the forefront, the aesthetic creations of its' disabled artists by providing them a platform to express their artistic talent. Instilling a sense of freedom and dignity, MFPA offers its members an opportunity to earn an independent, honest and secure livelihood through the sale of their artwork.
http://www.imfpa.org

Bheenth Chitra – tribal wall art
http://hubpages.com/art/Bheeth-Chitra-A-unique-Indian-tribal-wall-art-style-Step-by-step-guide#

http://www.neerjabhatt.com/my-paintings-/category/3-landscapes

Select artists come together as the Artistes Collective to exhibit and raise funds for Uttarakhand - a collection of some excellent works for a cause. At the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi.
Photos: Anoop Arora
http://www.narthaki.com/ss/ac1.html

Exhibition at Jehangir Art Gallery by Vivek Vasanth Nimbalkar, a Pune-based artist
http://www.narthaki.com/info/rev12/rev1253.html

A gallery of Buddha statues
http://www.buddhastatuesnow.com

Collection of Raja Ravi Varma's prints, lithographs and oleographs
http://sites.google.com/site/ravivarmalithos/

ReviewPainting.com, a website that offers wide information about the beautiful art of colors - Philosophy of Painting, Famous Paintings, Painters, Painting Styles, Painting Materials.

www.artists-india.com
Artists-India Gallery - performing and visual arts

www.icons-paintings.com
Hand painted religious icons on wood and abstract oil paintings by Ioan Popei.

 

Painitings / Reproductions / Sculpture / Protraits / Posters / Prints / Stock photos

A gallery of Pallava art
by Geeta Padmanbhan, The Hindu, 9 June 2015

Sculpture Saga
http://www.sculpturesaga.com/

Drawings & Paintings by Boris Ivanov
http://borisart.alle.bg

ww.portrait-painting.com
Portrait Painting and Oil Painting Reproduction Service

www.cheapoilpainting.com
Quality oil painting reproductions available today at an affordable price

Fine Art Reproductions Hand Painted in Oil on Canvas
www.reproduction-oil-paintings.com

Paintings Online - Original Paintings and Art Reproductions at www.allartclassic.com

Giovanni Antonio Canal (Venice, Republic of Venice, October 28, 1697 – April 19, 1768, Venice), better known as Canaletto, was a Venetian artist famous for his landscapes, or vedute, of Venice. He was also an important printmaker in etching.
www.canalettogallery.org

The complete works by Jan Matejko - Biography, more than 60 images of paintings, eCards
www.jan-matejko.org

"Buy Original Art" - Purchase art online - An online art galleries directory
www.buy-original-art.com

"Montableau Gallery" - Fine Art Oil painting Reproductions
www.montableau.com

"Lugansk Art Gallery", presents for purchase really distinctive art works of professional artists of Ukraine both members of the National Union of Ukrainian Artists and representatives of alternative art trends.
www.artgallery.com.ua

"QingfengArt" offers high quality portrait painting from photos, reproductions and original abstract paintings.
www.qingfengart.com

Digital Caricatures
creates your caricatures and portraits from photo digitally, so as to give you faster and clean output at an affordable price.
www.kalpart.com

The Magical World of Horses
Horse art gallery and short stories by Suzana Stojanovic Suza, an equine artist and a writer. Unique and original photorealistic artwork created in various techniques including oil on canvas paintings, pastels and pencil drawings of horses, Arabian horse portraits, landscapes, people. Enigmatic short stories about life based on different life experience, temptations, events, myths, legends, mysteries and fairy tales.
www.suzanastojanovic.com

Oil Painting On Canvas by Mekdam Nima, a Canadian contemporary artist
His oil paintings are inspired by his love of life, people, and landscape.
www.mekdam.com

B2B Arts crafts international trade lead portal designed to provide trade leads for USA sellers and buyers of import export companies, wholesalers, distributors, manufacturers, as well as government agencies. We are enabling better research into markets, consumers and societies worldwide.
http://www.coreindex.com/sell-buy/e/Arts-Crafts


GoGraph Stocks Photography
GoGraph offers flexible royalty free stock photography, vectors, illustrations, graphics, and stock footage at low prices.

Fotosearch.com
High-quality images to creative professionals for use in their designs and presentations.

http://www.freeart.com
FreeArt provides free small art prints of over 26 Million images! For a shipping fee of just $1.99 you will receive a high-quality art print.

Can Stock Photography - royalty free stock photos

Bare Walls - Posters and Prints

 

Textiles / Embroidery

http://www.apcofabrics.com
The Andhra Pradesh State Handloom Weavers Cooperative Society Ltd., (APCO)

Jayanth Kalamkari designs
Manufacturer and wholesaler of pure vegetable print kalamkari sarees, fabrics, dress materials, kurtis, patch work kurtis and sarees, shawls, bedsheets, table cloths, door curtains, wall panels - non chemical and easy to maintain, long lasting and color fast.


Art silk sarees online
Wholesale, retail sellers of art silk sarees, kanchipuram silk, cotton, pure crepe silk, polysilk sarees
http://www.artsilksarees.com

Threads of creativity
KAUSALYA SANTHANAM
Ari embroidery is a way of life for many village dwellers in Sriperumbudur. A look at the craft and its creators.
The Hindu, Friday, Jun 18, 2010
http://www.thehindu.com/arts/crafts/Threads-of-creativity/article16202640.ece

 

Jewellery
Sukra Jewellery
Showroom at Mylapore, Chennai dealing in temple jewellery, silver and anitque jewellery, silver gift and pooja articles.
www.sukra.com

GlitteringStones.com, a site on gemology - gemstones, precious & semi-precious stones, rocks used in jewelry.

Gemstone & Jewelry Resources
Jewelry information site
www.jewelinfo4u.com


Kolams / Rangolis
 http://www.ikolam.com/blog

 Kolam Designs - 42 Patterns To Rock Any Occasion!
http://www.jodilogik.com/wordpress/index.php/kolam-designs/





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