Madhubani Painting Madhubani painting is one of many famous Indian art forms. As practiced in the Mithila region of Bihar and Nepal, it is called Mithila or Madhubani art. Often characterized by complex geometric patterns, these paintings are known to represent ritual materials for special occasions including festivals, religious rituals. The colors used in Madhubani paintings are usually derived from trees - plants and other natural sources.These colors are often bright and are used to make black and brown colors such as lamblek and ocher respectively. Instead of contemporary brushes, twigs, matches and even fingers are used to make the painting. Madhubani painting originated in the Mithila region of Bihar. Some early references to Madhubani painting can be found in the Hindu epic
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