Painting of bali have experienced remarkable. Traditionally another means of expressing religious and mytological ideas, painting of bali have been subjected to a number of influences, including deep interaction with western painters who came and live in bali. As with any other artistic expression found in the island, these influences have been uniquely adapted into Bali’s personality, creating new nuances and styles of painting that are distinctly Balinese.
A famous Balines artwork / Balinese paintings and as such a famous Bali tourism destinations, located about 7 kilometers north of Denpasar about and 10 kilometers south of Ubud, it is popular with center of Bali arts, and now it's known for its dancing, wood panel carving and Bali paintings ubud. We have lots of tours to Batuan and Ubud painters - where you'll see the beautiful paintings and they have Bali paintings for sale too.
Batuan village wasn't influenced by the western as they were in Ubud. The Batuan paintings were often dark, crowded representations of either legendary scenes or themes from daily life, freakish animal monsters, and witches accosted people. The Batuan Village paintings were gradations of black to white ink washes laid over most of the surface, so as to create an atmosphere of darkness and gloom. In the later years, the designs covered the entire space, which often contributed to the crowded nature of these Balinese paintings.