Pattachitra on wooden masks. All colors used in the Mask are natural and paintings are made fully old traditional way by Chitrakaras that is Oriya Painter. Pattachitra style of painting is one of the oldest and most popular art forms of Odisha. The name Pattachitra has evolved from the Sanskrit words patta, meaning canvas, and Chitra, meaning picture. Pattachitra is thus a painting done on canvas and is manifested by rich colorful application, creative motifs, and designs, and portrayal of simple themes, mostly mythological in depiction.