ONLINE TANJORE WORKSHOP BY SANJAY TANDEKAR
This workshop is now over and you can buy the recording.
The workshop was three classes of two hours each for beginners and was conducted over zoom - adults and children above 8 years can join.
Tanjore paintings are created with real gold foil (22k Gold).
Sanjay Tandekar, a traditional Tanjore painting artist from will guide you with the process and techniques during the workshop. In this workshop we will be painting Goddess Annapurna.
This is a beginner friendly workshop and the following steps will be covered in this 3 day workshop
- Tracing ,coloring and shading techniques
- Single layer cone work
- Gold foil work
The following materials will be sent in the art kit for this workshop:
- Muckboard (8/10 inches)- this is the traditional board made by the artist for Tanjore art (we will not be covering making the board in the workshop)
- Gold foil sheets (real)- 8 sheets
- Arabic gum (brown color) - approx. 350 ml
- Round stones (not real) in 2 colours red and green in size 3,4,5 - 6 small packets
- Chalk powder -approx. 500 gm
- Artwork and tracing paper
- Red/Yellow carbon paper
- Plastic sheet to make cones
- Fevicol- small bottle (100-125 ml)
- Plastic to make cones
- Cello Tape
- Paper cutter
- Gold Color (Acrylic metallic)- approx. 10-20ML
At your end please also have the following materials:
- Thread to tie the cone
- Pencil and rubber
- Poster colours (acrylic colours are also ok but poster colors are preferred) and colour pallete
- A smooth silky material cloth- small piece just to pat the gold foil when pasting it
- Please have a hair dryer with you so that the cone work can dry quickly in the first workshop and we can start the gold foil work
We hope you can join us to support the arts and artists.
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