Re: Mumbai designs
Posted by Lauren on May 13, 2002 at 22:56:23:
but were taken from too far away to really see what they were like.
Can you give some descriptive terms so I can recognize this style if
I see it other places?
: Mumbai designs are some of my most favorite patterns, and if you
: pull them off, they are really smashing. They're different than
: Arabic designs, because they're based more on filigree.
: Go to www.mehendiart.com, and look in the gallery. They have some
: gorgeous Mumbai.
: : I have just started out as a Mehndi artist. I guess word of
: : spreads fast, because I'm getting offered parties before I even
: : enough supplies together. I've ordered some henna powder samples
: : try to decide which ones I like best. The design books I have
: : though, are traditional Indian design books. It looks like it
: : take days to do one of those intricate hands or feet in the
: : What I really like are the designs that are a little simpler,
: : bold lines mixed in. I think they are called Mumbai designs or
: : Arabic designs. Does anyone know of a good design book that has
: : mostly this type? Thank you very much for the info.
: : Erika
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