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ONLINE PICHWAI and PATTACHITRA ART WORKSHOP for kids from 12th Sept for USA and UK timezone

Rs. 2,500.00

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ONLINE PICHWAI and PATTACHITRA  ART WORKSHOP for kids

Set of 4 classes of an hour each over 2 weekends. Children over 5 can join 


Pichwai By Jayesh Sharma: Saturday (12th Sept), Sunday (13th Sept).
Pattachitra by Apindra Swain: Saturday (19th Sept), Sunday (20th Sept).

Time:9:30 am to 10:30 am PST (10 pm to 11 pm IST)

 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 the kids some basics of Pichwai and will teach us to paint the painting shown here
  • 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 chitrakars adorning 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 the kids the painting shown here 
  • 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.

Terms and Conditions:

  • Details to join the zoom call and a calendar invite will be sent on Fridays, a day before the workshops once we receive payment (please don't select the option for COD).
  • The workshops are attended by beginners as well as others who may already be acquainted with art hence we will keep a pace that everyone is comfortable with.
  • We will share a recording of the workshop after the workshop, so even if you miss anything please don't worry as you can still follow again from the recording. We will keep the recordings for a week, please download after the workshop.
  • The artists mostly speak in Hindi, Memeraki team will be moderating and translating.
  • Workshop will be conducted over Zoom. If you don't already use Zoom, please download the zoom app on your phone or laptop (easier to sit on a desk with a laptop or with the phone on a stand so you can see the artist paint and follow at the same time and so that the artist can also see you painting. Please sit in a well lit place)
  • Please test audio and video on zoom. Please stay on mute during the workshop so that everyone can hear the artist, please unmute anytime you wish to ask a question. We may also request you to switch off video at some points as the locations where the artists are sometimes don’t have good bandwidth (we have tested and it works fine usually)
  • We will also create a WhatsApp group for easy communication on the day of the class. The group will be deleted a couple of days after the class. Please also join our Facebook group to keep in touch with us and other participants https://www.facebook.com/groups/1632293370227782.
  • Class is not transferable to another person - please do not share the zoom class link with others once you have registered and please join with the registered email address
 

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