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.
- A4 size paper
- Drawing pens/Marker
- Acrylics or poster colours