Arts and Culture Portrait Travel Dushasana vesham in Kathakali June 3, 2014 Kathakali artist in dushasana make-up | Trivandrum, Kerala, India Read more: Kathakali | Kathakali Make-up Share thisClick to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to email (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related #India#Kathakali#Kerala#Make-up#Thiruvananthapuram Post navigation ← A Rajinikanth fanboy Portrait of actress Amala Paul → 84 thoughts on “Dushasana vesham in Kathakali” magnifique masque Reply ↓ Awesome. Face of emotions! Reply ↓ superb Reply ↓ Fabulous! Reply ↓ Wow – love how the white mask draws you in – fabulous capture!:) Reply ↓ superb! Reply ↓ Every culture has those aspects related to the fantastic legends and myths! They have always been the focal points and the most interesting of my travels… but I have not ever had the good fortune to observe from behind the scenes, the preparations, rehearsals, the makeup and costumes! Now I can only browse when the orchestra or my children will “warm up” before playing their instruments…. :-) Is always exciting, but no special makeup, no tribal costumes… Thank you for Joshi for showing us everything! :-) claudine Reply ↓ Very cool shot Joshi, great contrast ~ I like the angle of the shot and mask. Reply ↓ Striking! It certainly conveys an impression :) Reply ↓ Great shot ! Reply ↓ great mask ! :) Reply ↓ Fascinating mask! Reply ↓ love the contrast between the colours. Another great portrait! Reply ↓ Great use of light Reply ↓ Incredible shot the colours are stunning Reply ↓ Intense! :) Reply ↓ Wow! Your pictures always take my breath away man…fantastica! I should surely look you up on my next Kerala trip :) Reply ↓ Splendid composition! Reply ↓ Nice photo! Reply ↓ Great shot..:-) Reply ↓ That is some eyes, and what a mask. Reply ↓ So strange ! Reply ↓ wow….molto espressive!!! Bravo! :-) Reply ↓ good one.. Reply ↓ Beautiful shot of the face of artist. Reply ↓ great capture! Reply ↓ The intricacies in the painting. Wow :-) Reply ↓ What a stunning image. Love the angle you have chosen. Reply ↓ He actually has a Native American look to him, Joshi! Reply ↓ As always, a captivating image. Reply ↓ Another wonderful shot. Reply ↓ WOW! This is a gorgeous shot. Reply ↓ Great moment , great shot… :-) Reply ↓ amazing shot! I can see the emotion in this person’s eyes as he looks to the right. Reply ↓ Great portrait. Reply ↓ you have such interesting subjects in your photos! I really enjoy seeing your posts. Reply ↓ Very nice photos… Reply ↓ Very interesting photo. Fantastic and mysterious! Reply ↓ Totally amazing! Great capture! Reply ↓ The angle of the shot adds mystery, making me want to see more of the face and body. Reply ↓ Terrific Joshi! Vibrant color and an air of mystery-wonderful! Reply ↓ The colors and style seem very Southwestern US. Interesting… Reply ↓ a beautiful mask in traditional customs, I love Reply ↓ Is there any historical.cultural links between kabuki and noh and Indian dramas? The face makeup seems so similar. Reply ↓ Fine composition and an extraordinary mask. Reply ↓ The kathakali dancers are true artists and magnificent! Reply ↓ Nice perspective Reply ↓ What an intense bird mask! Reply ↓ Great color! Reply ↓ Nice color! Reply ↓ What sharpness and clarity…despite all that mask…the eyes…amazing. Every time I come here I am just awed. :) Reply ↓ i love those colors.. Reply ↓ Awesome! Reply ↓ Really sharp and crisp whites, my focus is immediately drawn on the subject. Reply ↓ Beautiful! Reply ↓ Very nice! Reply ↓ Beautiful .. :-) Reply ↓ Brilliant shot! Reply ↓ wow Reply ↓ Awesome colors.. .the expressions are stunning… Pixellicious Photos Reply ↓ Excellent shot. Reply ↓ fantastic masks… wish to see this with my eyes in person some day! Reply ↓ ummm Reply ↓ Creative and a good photograph. Thanks for sharing. Reply ↓ beautiful picture —a colour scheme very different from the normal kathakali colours —I may be wrong but I think so —thanks for sharing Reply ↓ intéressant ce masque Reply ↓ Wow, so cool! Reply ↓ nice angle….thanks for promoting my blog …nice to see a familiar name among the promoters. Reply ↓ A dynamic composition Joshi! Reply ↓ Love the bright red in the mask, Joshi. :) Reply ↓ No words to appreciate… If I say excellent, it is too less to describe the quality of your capture… Reply ↓ Fab shot Joshi! Have never seen a Theyyam mask quite like this before! Reply ↓ wild mask ! Reply ↓ Nice one Reply ↓ Very cool. Reply ↓ Very interesting! Reply ↓ Nice shot.. Reply ↓ Hats off to you for choosing this perspective… 9/10 times people would have gone for a conventional angle here… Reply ↓ Wow.. Reply ↓ Saw a performance like this many years ago in Kerala. Well-taken photograph! Reply ↓ Beautiful! Reply ↓ Beautiful :-) Reply ↓ Stunning… Reply ↓ bahut khubsurat photograph hain. apke. Amazing snaps :) Reply ↓ Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. Basic HTML allowed.