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About the Workshop +

ONLINE BANI THANI WORKSHOP WITH MOHAN PRAJAPATI

This workshop is now over and you can buy recordings.
8 classes of an hour each over 4 weeks

Mohan Ji will guide you on how to create the basic drawing and the other intricacies of Bani Thani Painting. You will be creating a set of two paintings in this workshop. 

As this workshop has now started, if you are joining later, please follow from the previous recordings which will be provided to you.

 Materials that you will need:

  • A4 Size sheet(a couple of extra sheets to practice sketching) 
  • Poster colors (preferred, if you don’t have access to poster colors, you can use acrylic colors)- white colour is essential
  • Brushes (size 0 to size 4/5), water and palette for mixing
  • Black pen for outlines (not mandatory, can outline with brush and paint too)
  • Pencil and rubber for sketching

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


Key Takeaways +


Is the Art Kit included with my order? +

No, we do not provide art kits with this workshop. Before the workshop, we will share the list of materials you will need to complete your artwork. Our materials list is curated to make sure all required items are easily available.

However, we also sell art kits for some of the art forms seperately which you can find here.


What materials do I need to prepare in Advance? +



Artist


Mohan Prajapati

Mohan ji, who lives in Jaipur, has been painting since he was ten years old. He and his brother were taught by their father, who was also a miniature artist. He has now been painting for 40 years and has learned several genres of miniature art, including Mughal and Kangra, and has received numerous honours in Mughal miniature art. He has shown in New York, China (7/8 times), Bahrain, and other local venues. He received the state award in 2004 and the national award in 2007.

Art Form

Bani-thani

Artist Nihal Chand is credited with the creation of this distinctive type, depicting Bani Thani as Radha and Sawant Singh as Krishna. This style depicts her with long eyes, narrower than the Jodhpur type and tinged with a lotus-pink hue, curve upwards. This Radha face is unique in the exaggerated arch of the eyebrows, the decorative curl of hair spiralling down the cheek in front of the ear, the long straight nose, thin lips and pronounced chin. Krishna's sharp features give him an aristocratic air. His orange coloured turban decorated with pearls complements the pale blue of his complexion.



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FAQs

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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