Kalamkari Painting Workshop | Art Classes Online - Authindia

Kalamkari Painting Workshop

Kalamkari is a 3000 year old art form practiced in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. In this workshop you will learn the peacock and tree motif which is a divine character from Ramayana and Mahabharata.

Sunday, 13th June 2021

3:00 pm – 6:00 pm (IST)

₹ 1750/-

₹ 899/-

Kalamkari workshop

Online session for 3 Hours

Lifetime access to the recorded session

Participation Certificate from Authindia

Kalamkari is a type of hand-painted or block-printed cotton textile produced in Isfahan, Iran, and in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Kalamkari, where the “kalam” or pen is used for freehand drawing of the subject and filling in the colors, is entirely hand worked. This painting Kalamkari depiction of episodes of Hindu mythology.

Literal meaning of Kalamkari is kalam, which means pen and kari refers to craftsmanship; which is derived from a Persian word.

In this workshop you will learn the peacock and tree motif which is a divine character from Ramayana and Mahabharata.

Materials Required:

  • A4 size paper
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Scale,
  • Drawing pens/Marker
  • Acrylics or poster colours

Nidhi Desai

An MBA graduate, Nidhi is a self taught Artist, Art Educator and Wall Muralist, who has been practicing various art forms for 7 years now and through her artistic journey she fell in love with the Indian Folk Art. Conducting various art workshops for kids and women, along with making Wall Murals and collaborating with various interior designers and architects, she firmly believes that Indian art forms and heritage should be passed on to the posterity as well as all over the world.

Paintings by Nidhi Desai