BUY RECORDING: ONLINE MUDWORK/LIPPAN KAAM WORKSHOP WITH NALESMITA


Beginner Friendly Materials Included

ONLINE MUDWORK/LIPPAN KAAM WORKSHOP WITH NALESMITA

This workshop is now over, you can buy the recordings for this workshop. This workshop was done over 2 classes and thus 2 recordings would be provided.

    Traditionally, Mud and mirror work is known as Lipan Kaam. This is a traditional mural craft of Kutch, Gujarat. The clay used is a mixture of chowk powder which has been passed through a sieve to obtain fine particles that mix more easily.

    Nalesmita, a traditional Mudwork/Lippan Kaam artist from  will guide you with the process and techniques during the workshop.

    The materials you will need to have for lippan work:

    • MDF 3mm-6mm - 3 pieces (12/12 inches)
    • Chalk Powder – 1KG
    • Fevicol SH – 200g
    • Acrylic colors (set of 6 colours)
    • Ivory Sheet 300GSM
    • Cotton Cloth – 2 pieces (1/1 or 2/2 feet)
    • Mirror pieces (Round & Diamond Shaped)
    • Old newspapers
    • Old bowls to mix fevicol etc

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

     

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    Artist


    Nalemitha

    Nalemitha ji (or Mitha bhai as he is addressed) from Kutch, Gujarat has been practicing this art for more than 20 years and has learnt from Mahmood bhai, who was responsible for bringing this artform as display pieces.In the past, it was done only on walls by the women of the Mutwa community.

     



    Art Form

    Lippan-kaam

    Lippan Kaam/Mudwork from Kutch in Gujarat, was traditionally done by the women of the Mutwa Community who used to paint walls and doors on special occasions and festivals. Nalemitha ji from Kutch, Gujarat has been practicing this art for more than 20 years and has learnt from Mahmood bhai, who was responsible for bringing this artform forward to create paintings as display pieces from earlier being done only on walls by the women of the Mutwa community and has also transformed 45 embroidery designs to mudwork designs.



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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.

    Yes, we have many patrons attending our workshops from across the world. We ship the art kits internationally for the workshops where materials are included. International shipping charges are INR2000. Even if you are ordering an art kit separately in addition to a MASTERCLASS, we can ship internationally.

    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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