Bhil Painting Workshop
DIY

Bhil Painting Workshop

April 20 | 11AM
Iteeha Studio
1200
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About

The rich, cultural tradition of the Bhils of Madhya Pradesh is manifest in their rituals, their songs and dances, their community deities, tattoos, myths and lore.


Their homes reveal an innate sense of aesthetics. Walls are plastered every year and decorated with clay relief work, mittichitra, and paintings. Materials used for painting are simple and homemade – pigments extracted from the leaves and flowers of various plants, daubed on with brushes made of rag or a cotton swabs fastened to twigs of neem. But today, these colours are replaced with acrylic colours.


Everything connected with the Bhil life is painted – the sun, the moon, the animals, trees, insects, rivers, fields, mythological figures, the god, Bhilvat Deo Baramathya, who has twelve heads, Ektangya, who has only one leg.


Its an interesting play of colours creating dotted illusions.

List of materials included

1 handmade paper
Paper
Pencil
Eraser
Acrylic paints and brushes
A bundle full of references.

About the Organizer & Venue

Iteeha, as the name signifies, is connected with art from the roots of the country. Full of life, energy and creativity, their consultancy service is innovative and customized. With years of experience in the textile industry and an equivalently experienced work force, Iteeha is a one stop destination for design and consultancy. They identify new ways to serve and support people. Trying to envision their needs and requirements, they create interactive designs and experiences that bring their vision to life.

Venue

Iteeha Studio

Iteeha Studio, Shop No. 2, RR House, Mathuradas Mill Compound, Opp. Ideal Industrial Estate, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400013

Terms & Conditions

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