Waterlife: Handmade Cards

Waterlife: Handmade Cards

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Waterlife: Handmade Cards by Tara Books

Evoking the rich heritage of the Mithila form of folk art from Bihar in eastern India, Rambharos Jha depicts creatures of the water as you have never seen them before. From a smiling crocodile to a lobster with a secret, each of these vibrant illustrations was originally featured in Rambharos’ bestselling book Waterlife. Each boxed set features ten handmade cards — two each of five designs — and ten envelopes, as well as an insert with further information on the artist and artisans involved. Proceeds from the sale of each note card pack support tribal and folk artists in India, as well as the skilled artisans involved in the printing process.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9788192317175
Publisher: Tara Books
Publication date: 09/28/2014
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

For nearly 20 years, Indian publisher Tara Books has been celebrated internationally as an innovative publisher of handmade and visual art titles for all ages. Their handmade books and stationery hail from their sustainable Book Craft Workshop, which employs, trains, and nurtures young artisans. The publisher of The Night Life of Trees, Waterlife, I Saw a Peacock, and many other award-winning titles, Tara Books is a collective of artists, designers, writers, and editors who strive to merge fine form with rich content and to share India's diverse bounty of traditional arts with the world. They are located in Chennai, India.

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