Mural paintings in Kerala
Paintings found in temples were done using natural colors. They were done on walls and ceilings, depicting characters from Hindu Purana. A few rock paintings have also been found. Several innovative ideas here implemented including materials used etc.
K. C. S. Panicker
Panicker was a leader in developing new expressions in abstract painting. Many of the new generation painters were influenced by his views and methods. KCS Panicker tried to explore his own mural style paintings, instead of following western style.

Raja Ravi Varma
Raja Ravi Varma is one of the greatest painters in Indian art. His paintings in oil blend with Indian traditions and European art. Raja Ravi Varma was born in Kilimanoor Palace on April 29, 1848 as the son of Umamba Thampuratti and Neelakandan Bhattathiripad.

Popular Paintings

Raja Ravi Varma Painting