Introduction to the traditional art form of India and detailed learning of this folk art including the kalamkari motifs and borders, birds, animals, trees, etc, and how to do the composition of the painting.

About the course

Kalamkari is an ancient style of hand painting done on cotton or silk fabric with tamarind pen, using natural dyes which dates back to 3000 B.C. The great Sri Krishnadevaraya introduced this art in India, this beautiful folk art flourished in temples appearing on scrolls, temple hanging, chariot banners. Depictions of flora and fauna, deities, and scenes taken from epics like Ramayana, Mahabharata and puranas. Today Kalamkari art is used on ethnic clothing, crafts, wall paintings and paintings made in different mediums.

Materials Required

  1. Watercolour/poster colour, colour pencils etc.
  2. Round brush-4, 8 and line brush – 0.
  3. A4 size sketchbook / Drawing sheets preferably thick.
  4. Waterproof black pens any size from 0.4mm-0.8mm.
  5. Basic materials like – pencil, sharpener, ruler, eraser, palette, water, waste cloth.

Course details

Duration: 8 sessions

No of classes: 8 classes /month 

Age: Above 10 years

Medium of Instruction: English

The course begins: From 18th Jan 2022


Tuesday: 7.00 pm to 8.00 pm IST Friday: 7.00 pm to 8.00 pm IST

Teacher: Vinutha Aravind

Fees per month

National: Rs.1200/-

International – US$ 50

Know Your Teacher

Vinutha Aravind

Vinutha is a visual artist from Chitrakala Parishat college of fine arts Bangalore India and has exhibited her artworks across India. She is passionate about creating and specialises in different mediums of art as well as teaching and sharing her knowledge of art.

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