Truck Art In Pakistan

madiha By madiha, 11th Jan 2014 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL
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In Pakistan there is a fashion to decorate the truck and buses.

Truck Art In Pakistan

Vehicles are the best way of transportation; if this vehicle is fully decorated and colorful it attack everyone . In Pakistan there is a trend of vehicle drivers to decorate their truck and buses with colorful floral patterns, creative depictions of heroes with calligraphy of poetic verses.
The vehicle drivers take this as a competition, which vehicle is beautifully decorated. In Pakistan a truck driver/owner usually pays $3,000 to $5,000 for their vehicle's external decoration. This decoration includes structural changes, paintings, calligraphy, ornamental decor and more. Mirror work on the front and back of vehicles and wooden carvings on the truck doors are commonly used. Usually, the driver or the owner takes the truck to a coach, workshop soon after its purchase for this decoration. The artist embellishes each truck, according to the particular tastes of the driver.
The sides of the truck depict different scenes through their adorned artwork and may include metal "decoration pieces" which draw additional attention to the vehicle. The exterior of the trucks is often adorned with poetry.

Here is the name of any decorative element:
1- Color.
2- Form.
3- Calligraphy.
4- Flora and Fauna.

In every region of Pakistan are its own decorative styles Karachi is the major place where most of the trucks are decorated, other hubs are Rawalpindi, Sawat, Peshawar, Quetta and Lahore.

Decorative Style Of Different Regions Of Pakistan: -
The Balochistani and Peshawari trucks are heavily trimmed with wood. Rawalpindi and Islamabad trucks have prominently featured plastic work. Camel bone ornamentation is commonly seen in trucks decorated by Sindh artists.

These decorative trucks have represented the historical and cultural region of Pakistan.


Color Scheme, Decoration

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author avatar Rathnashikamani
12th Jan 2014 (#)

The truck in the photo is so gorgeously decorated and looks very attractive.

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