Dharini, ArtCan by Shaiju


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Dimensions : H:3 feet, W 3 feet I H: 36 inches W: 36 inches

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This artwork is part of ArtCan, Apollo Hospital's unique breast cancer awareness initiative, created to highlight the importance of self breast examinaton, beautifully highlighting the stories of breast cancer survivers. All the sales from this collection will go to Apollo's Cancer Foundation.

 

Circular motion 

A spring morning. 

A ceramic workshop nestled in a serene garden. 

A potter’s wheel under a canopy of pink bougainvillea flowers. 

Sun plays hide-and-seek with Dharani’s soft face. 

Her delicate fingers caress the uneven contours of clay. 

The wheel starts turning. 

Dharani gently strokes, pulls and squeezes the clay. 

The lump of clay transforms into an elegant vase. 

Dharani’s fingertips have magic. 

They don’t just transform clay; they have transformed her life too. 

It was six months ago. 

A stifling afternoon. 

Dharani makes a set of intricate candle sticks. 

Sun-kissed and weary, she seeks refuge in her shower. 

The divine smell of Parijat flowers. 

Her skin luxuriates in the soft lather. 

Her fingertips, seasoned to find lumps in clay, find something unusual. 


A lump in her left breast. 

She doesn’t want to believe it, but her fingers never lie. 

She needs to be sure. 

Dharani stands in front of the mirror. 

Raises her left arm. 

Her right hand examines the smooth surface of her left breast. 

Her fingertips move in circles applying gentle pressure. 

The lump is a truth. 

Her cheeks burn, and her eyes fill up. 

She looks deep into the eyes of her reflection. They tell her: 

You’re stronger than this. You’ve always done what’s right. 

You’ll do it this time too. 

She changes into her favourite denim and white top. 

Determined to get that lump out of her life. 

Six months have passed. 

The lump is gone. 

Dharani is stronger than ever. 

She’s happy she didn’t take a chance. 

She now knows the key to her life is at her fingertips. 

"Step 4 -Check for lumps, swelling, and thickening in the breast by moving your fingers in a circular motion "


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Kerala Mural


Kerala mural art is a traditional form of painting that originated in the southern Indian state of Kerala. Rooted in religious narratives, Kerala mural art has evolved over centuries to become a celebrated cultural heritage of India. History and Tradition The history of Kerala mural art can be traced back to the ancient temples and palaces of Kerala, where these magnificent paintings adorned the walls as expressions of devotion and artistic excellence. Dating back to as early as the 9th century CE, Kerala murals can be seen in places like Thirunadhikkara cave, Vaikom temple, Padmanabhaswamy temple etc.  Themes Generally, Kerala mural paintings are inspired by Hindu mythology, depicting scenes from the epics Ramayana, Mahabharata, and Puranas. These paintings often portray gods, goddesses, celestial beings, and mythological creatures in elaborate detail, conveying stories of love, valor, and divine intervention reflecting the rich tapestry of Indian mythology and spirituality. Techniques and Details Kerala mural art is characterized by meticulous attention to detail, vibrant colors, and beautiful compositions. At first, artists prepare the wall with layers of lime and sand mixture. Natural pigments derived from minerals, plants, and metals, are used to draw outlines and later fill the colors, using brushes made from natural fibers. Artists skillfully incorporate architectural features such as pillars, arches, and doorways into their compositions, creating a sense of depth and dimensionality. The paintings are often adorned with decorative motifs and geometric patterns, adding to their visual appeal.  



Product Details

Title
Dharini, ArtCan by Shaiju
Artist
Shaiju
Art Style
Kerala Mural
Medium
Size
Large
Dimension
(H) X (W)
Themes
Color
Red, Yellow, Green, Orange, Blue
Country of Origin
, India

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