Course Contents

Lesson 1 : Introduction of the Artist (Kalakar ka Parichay)

12 Mins

Lesson 2 :Introduction of the Art form (Kala ka Parichay)

12 Mins

Lesson 3 : Introduction of Materials used in Lippan Kaam

8 Mins

Lesson 4: Artwork 1- Small size: beginner friendly

45 mins

Lesson 5 : Artwork 2 - Medium size artwork: medium difficulty

50 Mins

Lesson 6 : Artwork 3 - Lippan Art on Wall: medium difficulty

50 Mins

Details

not found

Lesson 1

Introduction of the Artist (Kalakar ka Parichay): Sit back and explore the sandy terrains of Dhordo in Gujarat. In this lesson, we will take you to our master artist Nalemitha’s home where you will learn all about the traditional art of Lippan Kaam/ Mudwork.

Lesson 2

Introduction of the Art form (Kala ka Parichay): Know your guru in his own words as you find out more about how Nalemitha began his journey as an artist, and highlighted the importance of his inherited artistic knowledge to his countrymen and the global economy.sss

not found
not found

Lesson 3

Introduction of Materials used in Lippan Kaam: Watch this lesson to know about everything you will need to start your Lippan art journey. From authentic, all-nature and traditional materials to all the modern tips and tricks that will help you navigate this unique art form.

Lesson 4

Artwork 1- Small size: beginner friendly: Prepare your supplies as we dive into making our first artwork. Don’t fret! We will start with simple shapes and patterns, and you will have plenty of room to rectify your mistakes.

not found
not found

Lesson 5

Artwork 2 - Medium size artwork: medium difficulty: Level up! With this second artwork, we will learn more intricate designs that will create a foundation for all your future creativity.

Lesson 6

Artwork 3 - Lippan Art on Wall: medium difficulty: With the last lesson, you will complete a complex Lippan artwork that will rival those of artists in Kutch! Sit back and learn at your own speed with step-by-step instructions.

not found

Also find a few more bonus lessons inside the masterclass from a few other masters of this craft, behind the scenes of the making of the masterclass. And if you wish to purchase the art kit and materials for this masterclass from us, you can buy this here (Materials price is additional and not already included in the masterclass price. The materials class also includes information and links about the materials and where else you can source it if you prefer). You can also post your questions and queries in the discussions forum of the masterclass to get responses from the community or the artist.


Artist


Nalemitha

Nalemitha ji (or Mitha bhai as he is addressed) from Dhordo village in Kutch, Gujarat has been practising Lippan Kaam for more than 20 years and has learnt from Mahmood Bhai, who was responsible for bringing this artform as display pieces from earlier being done only on walls by the women of the Mutwa community.

 

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.



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.



Customer Reviews

Customer Reviews

No reviews yet Write a review

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 like-minded 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 Advanced.

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.


Related Art Kits and Live Workshops

MEDIA COVERAGE