Drawing Krishna -Lila : Workshop on the Art of Orissan Patachitra
It is an art that is rooted in the illustration of Oriya poetry and the worship of Jagannatha, an avatar of Lord Vishnu in the temple of Puri. Today, the Orissan Pattachitra encompasses beautiful icon paintings illustrated on walls, palm leaves, playing cards and cloth with natural mineral colours and superb craftsmanship.
This April, as part of the solo show of a National award-winning Patta Chitra artist, Bijay Parida, learn this unique style of painting at ARTISANS'.
Through the workshop get a hands-on understanding of all aspects of the art form like the background & history of the art, basic motifs, sketching, colours.
KNOW YOUR ARTIST:
National award-winning artist Bijay Parida is one of the masters of Pattachitra from Orissa. He is proficient in both Pattachitra and palm leaf engraving, having trained for five years with the prominent artist, Gokul Bihari Pattnaik.
ARTISANS' Gallery, Kalaghoda, Mumbai
ARTISANS' Gallery 52-56 V B Gandhi Marg, Kala Ghoda, Mumbai, India