Buy Recording : Live Online Sohrai Art Workshop With Rukmani Devi ( with traditional materials )


Beginner Friendly Materials Included

ONLINE SOHRAI WORKSHOP WITH RUKMANI DEVI

 The workshop is now complete and you can buy the recording for this workshop.

This workshop was done in 1 class of 2 hours and will be conducted over Zoom  - adults or children above 12 years can join.  

Rukmani Devi ji will guide you on how to create the basic drawing and the other intricacies of Sohrai art and the process of using the local soil from the region along with a comb to create this beautiful artwork. 

Materials that we will be sending for this workshop:

  • Soil- black and white soil from the region specially used to make Sohrai paintings
  • Brush
  • Handmade Paper
  • Comb required for the workshop - will be used for spreading the soil on the painting
  • Camel Glue

Materials you will need to keep ready at your end:

  • Paper to practise sketching
  • Water and palette for mixing
  • Pencil and rubber for sketching

About the artist: Rukmani Devi is a Prajapati artist is the pottery making clan who continues the distinctive traditions of Prajapati Khovar painting learnt from her mother and mother-in-law. A distinctive stylist, Rukmani is particularly known for her luminous tree of life paintings and murals. She was one of the four tribal women artists selected from Tribal Women Artists’ Cooperative to visit Australia for a month at the invitation of the Australian Museum to display her talents in a working exhibition at the Djamu Gallery, Sydney in creating several large murals on board of 6’x12feet size and permanent ground alpana, which works have been stored in the collection of the Australian Museum, Sydney, while her “Tree of Life With Mandala” is exhibited in the Central Foyer of the Brisbane art Gallery in Queensland, Australia.

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Masterclasses are complete pre-recorded courses of 7-8 parts that have been researched and recorded by us at the Master artists homes. LIVE workshops happen in real time over zoom along with the Master Artist and a small group. Live workshops have different levels. We only have a few Masterclasses right now - Lippan art from Kutch and Pichwai art from Nathdwara, Rajasthan and are producing and adding more every month. While we cover more than 60 heritage art and craft forms in our live workshops already.

You could attend a beginner friendly live workshop (or even a masterclass if its Lippan or Pichwai you are interested in) and then join the foundations or advanced LIVE workshops. The different levels for the LIVE workshops are- Beginner, Foundations and Advancedyour store.

Materials are not included in the masterclasses but you can order from our list of authentic art kits and materials in addition to the masterclass. For the live workshops, materials are included in some of the live workshops as part of the workshop and it would be mentioned in the workshop description.

Beginner Friendly- These are usually 1-2 classes of 2 hours each and one of the simpler artworks and motifs of that art style are covered in the beginner friendly workshops as an introduction to that art form.
Foundations- In the foundations live workshops, the workshops are structured to teach you the basic motifs and foundations of that art style , the focus is not on completing a painting but the elements taught in each class are incorporated in a painting and a few different compositions are also taught
Advanced- in the Advanced live workshop, usually the focus is on completing a more elaborate and intricate painting - no basic motifs are covered in the advanced workshops.
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