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 ONLINE PICHWAI & PATTACHITRA ART WORKSHOP

This workshop is now over, you can buy the recordings for this workshop.

This workshop was done over 8 classes (of an hour each) and thus 8 recordings would be provided.

 Materials that you will need:

  • A4 Size plain paper (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)
  • 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

What is Pichwai Art

  • Pichwai is a style of painting that originated over 400 years ago, in the town of Nathdwara near Udaipur in Rajasthan, India and these paintings depict tales from Lord Krishna's life.

What you will be learning

  • Jayesh Sharma ji, who has been a Pichwai artist for more than 38 years and his family has been practicing this art for 400 years too. He will be teaching us some basics of Pichwai and will teach us to paint the Shreenathji painting shown here over zoom over 4 classes of 1 hour each.
  • He teaches in Hindi and the Memeraki team will be present for translations and to help conduct the workshop.

What is Pattachitra Art

  • Since the 12th Century AD, the Pattachitra paintings flourished in the temple town of Puri, with skilled chitrakarsadorning canvases, temple walls, and walls of homes during marriages and other festive occasions with detailed artwork. Heroic tales of gods and goddesses from the epics of Mahabharata and Ramayana are painted in bold colours of red, white, and yellow

What you will be learning

  • Apindra Swain ji has been an artist for more than 30 years and lives in the heritage village of Raghurajpur in Odisha. He will be teaching us some basics of Pattachitra and will teach us to paint this painting of Lord Jagannatha, Lord Balabhadra, and Maa Subadhras shown here over zoom over 4 classes of 1 hour each.
  • He teaches in Hindi and the Memeraki team will be present for translations and to help conduct the workshop.

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

 

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Jayesh Sharma and Apindra Swain



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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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