Buy Recording : ONLINE KASHMIRI PAPER MACHE WITH RIYAZ (with materials)


Beginner Friendly

ONLINE KASMIRI PAPER MACHE WITH RIYAZ

 This workshop is now over and you can buy recordings.

This workshop was done in 3 classes and thus 3 recordings would be provided after the workshop. Adults or children above 12 can join.

Riyaz will guide you on paper mache techniques and the other intricacies of Paper Mache Art - we would be making this beautiful paper mache decorative plate as part of the workshop. Please note that the artwork will be simplified during the workshop to make it easy for everyone to follow. This is what we will cover during the workshop

  • 19th Sept: Making the paper mache plate and then the plate needs to be left to dry for 9-10 days thus the next two classes will be after 10 days
  • 5th and 6th Oct: Sketching the artwork and Painting and finishing patterns of Kashmiri paper mache

The following materials will be sent for this workshop

  • Chalk powder 
  • Fevicol
  • Poster colours 
  • Waste shredded paper 
  • Brush
  • Pumice stone
  • Varnish 

At your end please have the following materials ready

  • Pencil and Rubber
  • Color - Poster/ Acrylic
  • Rice Dust powder (please grind rice for this)
  • Waste cloth
  • Rice water (boiled rice water will be required for paper mache)
  • Colour Palette and water

We hope you can join us to support the arts and artists.

 

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Artist


Riyaz


Riyaz, our Chinar paper mache artist from Kashmir, is both artist and part philosopher. He speaks passionately on how art brings Sukoon(peace) to him. He also discusses the futility of establishing differences, citing a Bengali incident from his stay in Kolkata. 'Sabka jawab, Howrah jaana hai janab, sabse poocho kidhar jaana hai.' 'Ab koi plane se ja raha hai, koi car se, koi train se, aur koi chal ke- par pahunchenge, sabhi Howrah hi na!' (When you ask anyone where you want to go, they all respond Howrah. Someone is flying, someone is driving, someone is taking the train, and someone is walking, but they are all headed to the same spot!), he adds.



Art Form

Kashmir-paper-mache

Brought from Samarkand to Kashmir by a Kashmiri Prince, the Persian art form of Paper Mache has evolved to new heights in Kashmir



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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.
Masterclass-A masterclass is structured as 7-8 pre-recorded classes covering introduction of the artform, introduction of the artist, introduction of the different traditional materials used in that art and then 3 artworks are usually taught ranging from beginner to intermediate.

Yes, going forward, our platform will automatically award you a certificate on behalf of MeMeraki for completing a workshop with us and being a patron of the arts. This will be accessible via the ‘My Workshops’ section under each workshop that you have attended after Nov 2021.

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Yes, you will be able to access the recording of all the workshops you have attended through the ‘My Workshops’ section to be able to practice at your own pace later.

The previous workshops recordings will still be available to you via google drive as earlier. But going forward for all new workshops post Nov 2021, the workshops will be accessible through our website and platform only.

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