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In Maharashtra, many of its tourism website, buses and offices are adorned with Warli paintings giving it a status of an official symbol. A lot of merchandise - T-shirts, coasters, linen come with Warli designs and motifs and do brisk sales through exhibitions and tourist outlets. Many schools in Maharashtra take workshops in Warli painting for children. You will find Warli paintings on walls of some five-star hotels in Mumbai, too. Now what are we talking about? Is it some latest fad? Not really, we are referring to mural style rudimentary paintings that date back to the early 10th century. They are so easy to paint that even a child can master them. They don’t need any great artistic skill either. Some practice of the common symbols is all you need to set the trend rolling on the walls of your home.