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Madhubani for Christmas - Drawing (Intermediate)

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Overview

Experience Category

  • Arts & Culture
  • Classes & Workshops

About the experience

Experience Duration : 1 hrs 30 mins
Experience Summary:

Madhubani literally means ‘forests of honey’ and refers to paintings in a distinct style that capture viewers’ attention with their vibrancy. It is a 2500-year-old folk art from the times of Ramayana originated in Bihar, India.

This online workshop will introduce you to the free flowing black lines of Madhubani.

What we’ll do:

Awareness: Get to know about folk art, its significance, folk arts of India, commonalities in folk art across the world.

Appreciation: Learn about Madhubani as an art form. History, colours, motifs and special characteristics.

Application: I will guide you, step-by-step, in creating a Christmas themed Madhubani artwork

Detailed description:

Madhubani and Christmas

From traditional to contemporary, the canvas of Madhubani art encompasses gods and goddesses, trees and birds, electoral day and building a bridge or watching a plane in the sky! Similarly, the width and breadth of Madhubani reaches out to festivals and celebrations from all parts of the world. Be it a hot air balloon race, the majestic Titanic or the Mardi Gras – it can all be depicted in Madhubani. The story on the wall or canvas comes into being from the mind of the artist. It is her or his imagination that gives shape to that which is happening nearby or far away. And that brings us to our session – can the folk art of Madhubani be used to depict a snowman or a reindeer? But of course! The slanting lines of the ‘kachni’ style of Madhubani will take us on this amazing journey which unites continents and people. Let us draw a Christmas themed artwork – in the language of Madhubani folk art.  Let us find contentment and peace as a Santa or a reindeer or a stocking full of goodies takes shape on our sheet of paper!

Join us on this joyful journey.

About the host

I’m a multi-disciplinary artist, and love to engage with folk/tribal art from across the world – wiPth a special focus on India. I design and conduct experiential workshops, giving a contemporary bent to heritage Art n Craft. I have thoroughly enjoyed conducting in-person and online workshops for audiences in India, USA, UK, Australia, Dubai. My workshop at Amazon HQ in Seattle demonstrated the ease with which art communicates with people from different countries and ethnicities.  The learning and sharing process has been unique in each workshop and the participants’ ages have varied from age 8 to 80!

Places we'll visit

Your computer screen.

Additional information

Items

What the Host requires you to bring
  • Pens ( fine tipped pens or gel pens, ideally in black or red)
  • 1 or 2 pieces of A4 sized paper ( this can be any standard paper but the thicker the better, handmade oaoer is perfect if you have it!)
  • Pencil, ruler and eraser
  • Rough paper to practise on

Restrictions

  • Who can come Adults & Children
  • Activity level not much
  • Skill level beginner

Languages

Primary Language : English

Minimum age

Minimum age : 8 Years

Private groups

Does the Host accept Private Group : yes
Private groups minimum size : 2
Private groups maximum size : 20

Alternate Dates

If you would like to request for alternative dates not currently showing in availability, please contact the host directly via private message

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Location

Host Location : Sector 26, Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201301, India, (201301),

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