Top 5 reasons to buy H.A.N.D.M.A.D.E. Ethnic Folk Art
Handmade Art is a story that must be told. Owning original artwork is more than just decoration. Visual enjoyment of the artwork makes you happy and ultimately enriches your life. So here are top five reasons to buy handmade ethnic folk art-
1.Handmade is Soulful - Handmade art is made with love, care and thought. You can think of love as a fairy dust that has been sprinkled over your artwork throughout the making process. When you are buying from an artist, you are buying days, weeks, months of tireless efforts and moments of pure joy. You are buying a piece of heart and part of a soul. Owning original artwork has a positive effect on the environment of people who own it, which makes their life more enriching.
2.Win-Win- The colors and canvas used by the folk artists are from natural sources. Colors are made from natural ingredients - lamp black, rice flour, flower extracts, crushed leaves, river bed clay, and many more,. This trend of being eco friendly is visible across regions, be it Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, West Bengal or Himachal Pradesh. Buying handmade is a win-win situation. You enrich your life with beautiful handmade goods, and you are making eco friendly choices and most important, enabling an artist to continue following their creative dreams.Each purchase makes a big difference in the life an artist, which in turn continues to improve the quality of life for all of us. This contributes to the bigger picture.
3.Longevity- Ever visited the centuries old palaces of Rajasthan, Ajanta Caves in Maharashtra, Bhimbedka caves in Madhya Pradesh or seen the Kangra Paintings in one of the Museums? If not, I strongly recommend you to go! Those who have been there, I am sure you would have marvelled at the longevity of colors in the paintings there! Natural colors last not just decades, but centuries! So your art will always be fresh!