Nellore artist enters record books for tribal painting

August 25, 2022 12:53 am | Updated 12:53 am IST - NELLORE

Nellore painter Sk. Ameerjan has entered the record books with a 790 square feet tribal painting that he did using natural colours obtained from expired chilli and turmeric powder.

The artist received a communication to this effect from the Guinness Book of World Records for doing a ‘Warli style painting’ in about six-and-half hours at the Rainbow English Medium School on February 3 this year with a view to create awareness among the public on food safety. s

Warli painting is a form of tribal art, mostly done by tribal people of North Sahyadri range in Maharashtra.

Earlier, the painting done by a Benaras Hindu University student, Neha Singh, measuring 675 square feet stood in the record books.

Top News Today

Comments

Comments have to be in English, and in full sentences. They cannot be abusive or personal. Please abide by our community guidelines for posting your comments.

We have migrated to a new commenting platform. If you are already a registered user of The Hindu and logged in, you may continue to engage with our articles. If you do not have an account please register and login to post comments. Users can access their older comments by logging into their accounts on Vuukle.