|The Gonds traditionally painted on mud walls of their houses. Gond paintings are a form of painting from folk and tribal art that is practiced by one of the largest tribes in India with whom it shares its name. Gond comes from the Dravidian expression, Kondwhich means ‘the green mountain’. Gond paintings are popularly drawn during major festivals like Holi, Diwali, etc. Gond paintings are of such a good quality that it isn’t uncommon for them to last 20 years or so, without any external tampering. Gond paintings have also become quite common on wooden trays, boxes and other miscellaneous objects which have helps to increase its popularity and spread awareness.