Kachini (Indian Folk Art) workshop by Prasannavika on April 25th in Chennai
About the Artist:
Prasannavika (@sundarakala) is a handmade artist who is passionate about illustrative Indian folk art forms. What started off as a means to vent out some steam after long days in the corporate world, ended up becoming a passion. She started off with whatever she felt like working on, and slowly ended up discovering her love for mandalas, watercolour florals and the Bihar based folk art form of Madhubani. Almost 7 years after she started her work in the corporate world, and 3 years into experimenting with it part time, she took the plunge, quit her job and started Sundarakala.
Sundarakala is also a platform to purchase original or prints of art made by Prasannavika. Everything from the various forms of Madhubani - Kachini & Bharni, to intricate mandalas, to colourful doodles, watercolour florals, to galaxies and whatnot. Sundarakala also specializes in making invitations for all occasions - weddings, birthdays and every other family functions.
What would the participants learn at the workshop?
The participants will learn about the birth, discovery and journey of one of the most ancient folk art forms of our country (Madhubani). This presentation will be for the first half hour of my session.They will be learning about a branch of Madhubani called as Kachini in specific. We will be talking about a few legendary artists of this field and they will be immersing for about 4 hours in creating a Kachini piece of their own.
- Brustro Fineliners (0.4mm)
- Red Fineliner (almost 0.4mm) of Steadler or Uniball
(Left over materials can be taken)
The venue is Air Conditioned with comfortable seating and furniture with an audio system. The following will also be provided as part of the workshop.
- Art Materials
Date : April 25th, 2020
Timings : 10.30am to 4.30pm
Cost : Rs.1999/- onwards
Location : Fromage, Egmore, Chennai
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