Madhubani Painting

One of the many traditional Indian art forms is ‘Madhubani paintings’ also known as ‘Mithila paintings’. Madhubani paintings art, named after the village madhubani (Bihar), traditionally done on freshly plastered mud wall of huts. These paintings, overtime, graduated to cloth, hand-made paper and canvas. Figures from nature & mythology are adapted to suit their style. The themes & designs widely painted are the worship  of hindu deities such as Krishna, rama, siva, durga, lakshmi, Saraswati, sun and moon, tulasi plant, court scenes, wedding scenes, social happenings around them, etc. floral, animal and bird motifs, geometrical designs are used to fill up all the gaps.

Course Duration: 14 hours (2 hours a day) (7 days)

Here is what you can expect to learn:

  • 2 Art works
  • How to transfer selected design on the desired base
  • How to outline the design with specific pattern
  • How to create various special borders of the artwork as they are a significant part of the Madhubani
  • How to color the surface and Design

You can incorporate this particular technique in various art forms.

Be innovative with the creations, apart from painting try making Mithila artwork bookmarks, wall hangings, table mats etc.

Kirti Taneja