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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:

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

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

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

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  4. wow those are pretty interesting!

    I'm a new follower :)

    ~Victoria
    http://ourlifewithjake.blogspot.com

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  5. 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.

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

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  7. Hi;

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

    Sandie lee
    http://imaginationcafeblog.blogspot.com

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  8. 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
    http://www.howtohomemaker.com/

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  9. 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

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

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  11. I'm your newest follower from the Friday Follow.Please stop by and return the favor.
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  12. I'm a new follower of friendly Friday follow, please follow me back.
    Thanks, Mr. Monkey

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  13. You always post the coolest things!

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