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Friday, June 4, 2010

Kailash Bagla - Leaf Artist

Artist Kailash Bagla uses the peepal leaf as his canvas. This sacred fig (peepal in Urdu) is a species of banyan fig native to Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, southwest China and Indochina.

Accroding to Indian folklore, the peepal is considered female as opposed to the the male Banyan.









15 comments:

Queen Bug said...

Woooooooooooooooow~! That is the perfect decoration or gift. Amazing and beautiful. :)

Six Feet Under Blog said...

Oh, I wonder what makes these artists pick the canvases like these? Interesting!

I am Harriet said...

Hi Veronica Lee.
Stopping by to thank you for playing Friday-Follow.
Have a great day!

Victoria said...

wow those are pretty interesting!

I'm a new follower :)

~Victoria
http://ourlifewithjake.blogspot.com

RoseBelle said...

My mom has one of these dried leaves. It's amazing how light and see through they are. It looks plastic to me but when you examine it closely, it's a real green dried leave.

yonca said...

Amazing!Glad you're back!I hope you had a great break.

Sandie Lee said...

Hi;

I'm your newest follower from Friday Follow Me. Great Blog! Love the leaf paintings :)

Sandie lee
http://imaginationcafeblog.blogspot.com

Jessica Warrick said...

following from Friday follow.

Java said...

Happy Friday!!

Nancy Jacobs Basketmaster said...

Wow that is incredible artwork. I just found you from Never Growing Old's Over 40 Blog Hop. I'm enjoying visiting your blog.
Nancy
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Gina F said...

That's amazing! How creative! I wish I knew how to draw I definitely would be an artist. Have a Great Weekend!!! :)

Gina
motherof1princessand2princes.blogspot.com

Jinnia said...

Wow, those are INCREDIBLE works of art! Have a great weekend, Veronica!

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Bethany said...

You always post the coolest things!

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