A 700-year-old inheritance legacy passed down since ages inside a solitary family, Phad discovers its starting points in Shahpura, close to Bhilwara, Rajasthan. It is a type of parchment painting in Rajasthan, a place that is known for colors. The parchments are strict portrayals of nearby divinities, which is utilized for a melodic version of the old customary people work of art utilizing the rainbow of lively shadings. It portrays the deeds of local heroes, the day by day life of painters and laborers, rustic life, vegetation. A portion of the interesting highlights of phad painting are strong lines and a two dimensional treatment of figures with the whole piece organized in areas. 

Since it portrays the various scenes, these canvases are usually unrolled after nightfall, related to all the night exhibitions. The two most prevailing phads are that of Pabuji and Devnarayan. 

As of now, phad painting is finished by the joshi group of Bhilwara. 

Making of phad painting- 

Phad painters generally favor the handwoven prepared material which is accept to be more grounded like khadi or reja, 


The material is kept on a substantial square and is scoured utilizing a moonstone, 


The painter then paints a rough yellow sketch called as 'kachi likhai', 


He/she at that point partition it into sections and subsections, 


The craftsman plans paints from gum, powdered gritty tones, water and indigo, the tones are applied according to the power, beginning from the lightest, 


As a last little detail the whole composition is outlined in black. 

One of the issues that has been related to this craft is, that however it is gigantically famous inside Rajasthan, exceptionally Bhilwara, yet the openness it escapes the state is as yet restricted. Another difficulty that has been recognized is that the Bhopas or the storytellers of Phad are languishing. The commercialization of the art is reducing the part of Bhopa and taking with it a significant social show. To counter the distinguished issue, displays would be held up in different urban communities, carrying the art to individuals, and permitting them to encounter the way of life that goes with it. Guests can be given a data booklet which gives an outline of the historical backdrop of phad painting, alongside a knowledge of the way toward painting a phad.