|Tanjore Traditional Art
|Mysore Traditional Art
|Base is cloth mounted on wood.
|Base is paper, mounted on canvas or wood.
|For gesso effects, raw lime powder with a tamarind seed paste used.
|White lead (safeda), and Makhi Gaboge(yellow) taken from Revana Chinni Halujuice is used; this has a golden tint.
|Gesso is applied in high relief
|Gesso is applied in low relief
|Gold coated silver wafers are used
|Pure gold wafers are used
|The coating is less durable
|The gesso work is much more long lasting
|Numerous other ingredients like pearls, glass, and amber is used for embellishing
|Traditional works are devoid of such colorful decor.
|Most depict scenes from Hindu mythologies.
|Dresses and ornaments reflect period fashions, with close affinity to the Mysore kings. Architecture, designs closely resemble art found in the palaces of Wodeyars and in old-Mysore homes.