Now its time for some break and enjoy the calmness of the weather. One of the simple tribal is busy rowing the tribal boat across the streams while another tribal family is enjoying the pleasant air in the streams of water with tribal boating style. This painting is made up on palm leaf which is stick upon handmade paper & plywood artistically. This artistic work with highlighting golden paint & picture is straight here by Orissa craftsmen. The border of the painting is made by cane sticks tied with strong leaf threads. The edges of the frame are highlighted with red color thread. A unique but very fine as well as attractive palm leaf painting will surely add grace to your home decor. Palmleaves Orissa's villages are the centres of the famous Pattachitra paintings, and in one such village, Raghurajpur, in Puri district of Orissa, creativity flows on any available surface, from cloth and paper to walls, terracotta and dried palm leaves. In the zigzag folds of crisp yellow-green leaves, delicately strung together with thread, are needle-sharp fine drawings carefully etched and cut out, telling stories from great mythological epics. Known as Talapatrachitras, (tala - palm, patra - leaf, chitra - illustration) these palm leaf paintings hold a world of tales and secrets, beautifully depicted by the artists of Orissa. The great epics Ramayana and Mahabharata are favourite subjects of illustration in many art forms, as they are with palm leaf paintings. Stories of gods and goddesses are also depicted with minute details of ornaments, hairstyles, animals, flowers, trees and elements of nature.