Gond (Indian Folk Art) Workshop by Savita Iyer on May 15th
About the Artist:
Savita Iyer (@urbankala_art_of_gifting) is a quintessential Mumbaikar who is the brain behind Urbankala- Art of Gifting, after her 10 year long career as a Texturing & Lighting Expert in the VFX and animation industry. The artist who works on the painted/sculpted merchandise at Urbankala.Spreads art through her workshops pan India.
About Gond Art:
The Gonds are the tribal community mostly found in the Gond forests of the central India. They are widely spread in Madhya Pradesh.Gond paintings are a form of painting from folk and tribal art that is practiced by one of the largest tribes in India with whom it shares its name. Gond comes from the Dravidian expression, Kond which means 'the green mountain'. Owning to this belief the Gond tribals traditionally painted their homes, mud walls and floors during festivals and marriages using colored muds. Initially, they used to do it as a decorative and symbolic art which could fight of evil and invite optimism,hence the forms of gond art are also very simple and yet expressive in their own way.
What you'll learn in this workshop?
In this workshop they will learn to draw these stylised character and , paint them using a particular color palatte and learn to do the detailing.
- Paper or canvas
- Colors- acrylic or watercolors
- Pencil, eraser
- Microns of black pens for outline
- 0 number brush for outlines
- 3 - 6 number brush for filling colors.
- One flat brush for wash
The workshop will be hosted via Zoom. We will send you a unique Zoom link a day before the workshop for you to join.
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