The folk painting of Bihar is known as Madhubani painting or Maithili painting, names taken from the regions of origin, namely, Madhuban and Mithila. Stories from the mythologies are depicted in these paintings and Lord Krishna is a favorite subject.
Southern Tamil Nadu is famous for its Tanjore paintings. An art form that flourished in Tanjore in the yester years, the painting style is still popular and widely learnt. The paintings are made with semi-precious stones, glass and gold.
Madhubani Paintings are shrouded in antiquity and mythology. Mithila painting popularly known as Madhubani is a style of Indian painting, practiced in the Mithila region of Bihar state, India and the adjoining parts of Terai in Nepal.
saura painting: The Sauras’ depiction of the human form is similar to that of the Warlis and at times Saura paintings are mistaken for Warli paintings. However, the two styles of painting differ in their use of colour, backgrounds and other details.