Buy Recording : ONLINE TALAPATRA KHODAI (Palm Leaf) WORKSHOP WITH APINDRA SWAIN(with materials)


Beginner Friendly Materials Included

ONLINE TALAPATRA KHODAI WORKSHOP WITH APINDRA SWAIN

This workshop is now over and you can buy recording

This workshop was three classes of two hours each for beginners and was conducted over zoom - adults or children over 8 years can join.

We would be learning the basic of Talapatra / palm leaf engraving in this 3 day workshop. Bookings will be open for first 10 participants only till the 30th of March.

About the Artist: Hailing from the village of Raghurajpur, the village of pattachitra artists in India, Apindra Swain's family has been painting for generations. He is one artist who is trying to find a new path for this traditional art form and works on modern artifacts like kettles, bottles and experiments with changing the art form like incorporating calligraphy within pattachitra art. To continue the legacy of pattachitra in new and interesting ways is his dream

The following materials will be sent for this workshop: 

  • Palm leaf sheet for main painting 8 by 10 inches 
  • Loose palm leaves for practise
  • Iron Needle for engraving work

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

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    Artist


    Apindra Swain

     

    Apindra Swain's family has been painting for centuries and comes from Raghurajpur, India's pattachitra artist village. He is an artist who is seeking to discover a new direction for this historical art form by working on modern items such as kettles and bottles, as well as experimenting with modifying the art form by integrating calligraphy into pattachitra art. He has exhibited in numerous nations, including Hong Kong, Singapore, Mauritius, and many Indian cities. It is his ambition to carry on Pattachitra's legacy in novel and exciting ways



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