Bring Folk Art Back to Life!
Indian folk art styles form the roots of our culture, history, and mythological tradition. Let's rediscover them anew.
Dialogues and Urban Kala bring to you our Folk Art Series, a collection of 3 Indian folk art workshops.
Click on the names of the Artforms to get more details :)
Ganjifa Art(Sep 13, 11am): Ganjifa cards are circular or rectangular, and traditionally hand-painted by artisans. Ganjifa was introduced in India under the Mughal period in the 16th century. The combination of light and dark colors will make it unique.
Kalamkari Art(Sep 20, 11am):Kalamkari is a type of hand-painted or block-printed cotton textile, produced in Isfahan and Indian states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The Srikalahasti style of Kalamkari (Kalankari), wherein the "kalam" or pen is used for free-hand drawing of the subject and filling in the colors, and is entirely hand worked.
Pichwai(Sep 26, 11am):Pichwai paintings also known as "Pichvai" is a traditional Indian art having its origins in Rajasthan, India. Pichwai art features intricate painting portraying Lord Krishna (Sreenath ji) which is done on fabric using dark rich hues.
1. Paper or Canvas, Card paper round of 6-inch dia
2. Colors - Acrylic or Watercolors, Gold metallic color
3. Pencil, Eraser
4. Microns of black pens for outline
5. Zero-number brush for outlines
6. 3 - 6 number brush for filling colors
7. One flat brush for wash
Per session: 499/-
Choose all three: 1350/- Only (Limited Slots)
These art forms have been adapted to many modern art techniques like acrylic paintings on canvas and ink drawings on paper.
With these workshops, we celebrate their legacies, we celebrate our culture.
Come join us!
About the Artist: Savita
Savita Gopalakrishnan - the quintessential Mumbaikar, and the brain behind Urbankala, a one-stop artistic gifting solution. She works on the painted/ sculpted merchandise at Urbankala. Art has been her passion and she also spreads the therapeutic art through her workshops across Mumbai. She is a self-taught artist with 7 years into this color venture, after her stint as a Lighting & Texturing Expert. While she has been into various forms of art, including contemporary and quirky art, her main focus has been Indian folk art.
"Beauty is in the detailing", she says, and her perfect detailing allows her artwork to stand out. And with the right choice of colors, that are unique and fresh, she further enhances the visual appeal.
- This is a LIVE session, not a pre-recorded tutorial
- For the best experience, join the workshop from your laptop/desktop
- Ensure that your internet connectivity is strong
- Log in 15 minutes prior to the workshop. This would help us work out any technical difficulties so we can start the session on time.
- If you are unable to join the session due to technical reasons, please call us on (+91-6363556436)
- This is a closed event. Only registered email ids will be allowed to join the session.
Please note that you will receive the invoice and the link of the session on your registered email id. If you fail to receive the email, you can reach out to us on [email protected] or call us on +91-6363556436 and we will send the invite to you again.