Tassar painting a kind of substitute of pattapainting which is made on tassar silk cloth.Tassar cloth one kind of silk fabric which is woven by Orissan weaver’s .This type of cloth is available easily in Orissa. This tassar painting is not a traditional style but the pattapainting is not a traditional style but the pattapainting themes are painted on his base which looks a special charm. Now a days this type of painting also called scroll painting and is light weight to carrying .It is special fact that the base of patta is require a back ground colour which the said is not applied as the back ground of tassar cloth .Tassar paining have taken a wide market as like as Pattachitra and both are painted by the chitrakars.
The tassar cloth requires base boards for fix with gum-water .After dried the sketches are drawn with pencil and hand made colours is used as it except applying the background. After finishing the painting work the painted cloth is lifted up from board and kept it in a role. It is painted in various sizes as required.