Here, big books come out in small volumes


People's love for small things is unending. The making of miniature books is not new, but what makes K Eswar Kumar different is his passion for this art, using screen printing as the main medium.

When Kumar made 'Thirukkural' in 2005, the 1.5cm-long book weighing 3.9 grams had all the 1,330 verses written by the great poet Thiruvalluvar in it. He then made Mahatma Gandhi's life history weighing just 25 grams in 144 pages. Kumar has recently made Bhagavad Gita in three miniature forms. The miniature books are made using manual screen printing technology, and it's challenging. Works such as cutting and binding are done manually..............................Read more

 

Source: The Times of India


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