There are so many ways in which one can define miniature paintings including size, technique and proportions of depicted subject according to actual object that is being portrayed. This type of art started in Western World through the illumination of the manuscripts. These were small paintings that included portraits featuring saints and angels and scenes of routine life in Middle Ages.
Once printing press came into existence, manuscript artists started to paint the miniature portraits as well as other small artworks for royalty and private patrons. Owners of these pictures used to carry them sometimes in their pocket or bag just like we do with photographs of the loved ones nowadays.
The technique used for making these paintings requires the considerable amount of detail which needs one ...Read More