Common art of depicting Ganesha in implied line drawing
Ganesha Chaturthi is a Hindu festival celebrated on the birthday of Lord Ganesha, the son of Shiva and Parvati, is worshiped as the god of wisdom, prosperity, obstacle-remover and good fortune. Moreover, Lord Ganesha is traditionally invoked at the beginning of any new ventures, buying an asset, primarily on auspicious family occasions or at the start of various kinds of journey as well.
The festival, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi or Ganesh Utsav is observed in the month of Bhaadrapada, starting on the shukla chaturthi and it falls on overlapping September 9-10 this year. In the field of fine art, it the most drawn and painted Hindu deity. The simple line drawings of elephant-headed Gnash are seen all over.
Most popular line drawings of the Lord Gnash are seen as implied line drawings. Often, implied line is made by lifting the brush, pen or pencil from the paper, continuing its direction of travel and across the gap in the lines are the 'implied lines'. These gaps are filled by the mind as mental visualization.
While drawing Gnash, figures in implied line works best across short lengths. At times, a slight dash here or there may be used to increase the strength of the implied line, especially across longer gaps.