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12 July 2023 4 min

2023 Painting Writing Contest: Registration Now Open!

2023 Painting Writing Contest: Registration Now Open!

The "India As I See" Painting Writing Contest is a Prestigious National Event That Celebrates The Creative Expressions Of Young Minds Across India. This Competition Is Held Between Schools Across India. Students from a wide variety of educational institutions are invited to join and exhibit their artistic abilities via writing and painting between the 1st of July and the 20th of August.

Students will get the opportunity to express their one-of-a-kind thoughts on India by participating in this competition. They will do so by painting their interpretation of the nation using vivid hues and innovative brushstrokes.

 Participants get the chance to express their thoughts, feelings, and experiences in a creative manner, therefore releasing their latent creative potential.

Painting writing contest ideas for students

1.For Grades 3rd – 5th

PAINT INDIA - “Paint your imagination this Independence Day!”

The following are some suggestions for Painting Writing Contest that might be held on the subjects:

The National Flag of India

  • Both liberty and cohesion are represented by the flag of India. It is a flag of three colours, featuring stripes of saffron, white, and green on it. Each of the three stripes on the flag has a different meaning: the saffron one denotes bravery, the white one peace, and the green one faith.
  • You may sketch a picture of the Indian flag that is more realistic, or you could use your creativity to create an image that is more symbolic or abstract.
  • You might also sketch the Indian flag in a historical setting, such as the flag being raised at the Red Fort on Independence Day. Another option is to draw the flag by itself with a background of any significant monument.

Indian Heritage

  • The history of the Indian people is extensive and varied. It includes the cultures of many different religions, languages, and regions.
  • You might illustrate a particular facet of Indian culture, such as a sacred site, an important landmark, or a time-honored performance, for example.
  • You might also sketch a broader picture of Indian heritage, such as a group of people participating in a festival or a family gathered around a fire sharing stories. Both of these may be considered examples of Indian cultural traditions.

Favourite Festival

  • Every Indian has a celebration that they look forward to the most. It could be a religious festival, a cultural festival, or a festival that celebrates the natural world.
  • You might sketch a representation of your favourite celebration that is accurate to the event, or you could use your creativity to come up with a picture that is more symbolic or abstract.
  • You might also illustrate the celebration in its historical setting, such as a procession taking place during Diwali or a throng having a good time during Holi.

2.For Grades 6th – 8th

PAINT INDIA -“Paint your imagination this Independence Day!”

Indian Heritage

  • India has a rich and diverse heritage, dating back thousands of years. This legacy is represented in the wide variety of cultures, religions, languages, and customs that are found across the country.
  • India is home to some of the most stunning and intricately decorated temples that can be found anywhere in the globe. Students had the option of drawing a particular temple, such as the Taj Mahal or the Meenakshi Amman Temple, or they may create a temple in a more generic sense.
  • India is also home to a large number of historical monuments, including the Red Fort and the Qutub Minar, among many others. Students had the option of either drawing a specific monument or a more broad picture of a monument in their drawings.
  • Traditional dances India has a long history of dance, and its many areas have each developed their own distinct forms over time. Students had the option of either drawing a specific dance, such Bharatanatyam or Kathak, or drawing a more broad portrayal of a traditional dance form.


The following are some examples of objects that students might paint in Painting Writing Contest to represent different Indian festivals:

  • Students might sketch an image of people celebrating a festival as festivals are times for people to congregate with one another and have fun. People might be seen praying, singing, eating, or even dancing at this time.
  •  Festivals are often decorated with beautiful lights, flowers, and other decorations. Students could try their hand at drawing a picture of some of the festival's decorations.
  • Festivals often feature a wide variety of events, including parades, games, and fireworks displays, amongst others. Students may choose to create a drawing depicting one of the activities that are participated in at a festival.


The following are some examples of objects that students might draw to symbolise aspects of Indian culture:

  • The Indian culture places a strong emphasis on interpersonal relationships, students might illustrate a scene in which people are interacting with one another in a manner that is typical of the Indian culture. People interacting in this manner can be conversing, laughing, or working together.
  •  The musical tradition of India is vast and diverse, encompassing a great number of distinct genres that are performed in various parts of the country. Students might illustrate a classic Indian musical instrument, such as a sitar, tabla, or sarod on their paper using a drawing tool.
  • Indian art is a beautiful and vibrant tradition, with many different styles from different regions. Students might illustrate a classic Indian artwork, sculpture, or cloth using their pencil and paper.

3. For Grades 9th – 12th

PAINT INDIA -“Paint your imagination this Independence Day!”

Indian Heritage

  • The students are given the option of drawing a depiction of any facet of Indian culture, including but not limited to a temple, a monument, a traditional dance, or a folktale.
  • A scenario from Indian history, such as the Battle of Plassey or the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, might also be drawn by them.
  • Students have the opportunity to use their creativity to come up with a depiction of Indian ancestry that is more symbolic or abstract.


  • The students are given the opportunity to sketch a depiction of any holiday that holds significance for them, such as Diwali, Holi, or Eid.
  • They might also illustrate a scenario from a festival that they have either been to in person or have read about in a book.

Indian Soldier

You can draw:

  • A soldier standing at attention, saluting the flag.
  • A soldier marching in a parade.
  • A soldier in combat, fighting for their country.
  • A soldier helping a civilian in need.
  • A soldier returning home from war, reunited with their family.
  • A soldier's portrait, capturing their strength and determination.

India As I See offers a one-of-a-kind platform for individuals all over India to showcase their artistic talent and skills, aiming to gain recognition on a national level. Whether you aspire to be an emerging artist, illustrator, miniaturist, or portrait maker representing the spirit of New India, this competition provides an excellent opportunity. Participate in the India As I See Painting Writing Contest, unleash your creativity, and demonstrate your craftsmanship on a range of captivating themes.