Bengaluru Odisha Pattachitra Workshops 26th 11 AM

Bengaluru Odisha Pattachitra Workshops 26th 11 AM


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Pattachitra is a traditional painting art of Odisha-based on Hindu mythology and especially inspired by Jagannathand Vaishnavacult. All colours used in the Paintings are natural and are done the old traditional way by Chitrakarasof Odisha. The name Pattachitra has evolved from the Sanskrit words patta, meaning canvas, and chitra, meaning picture. Pattachitra is thus a painting done on canvas, and is manifested by rich colourful application, creative motifs and designs, and portrayal of simple themes, mostly mythological.. Soaked in Puranic culture and classical romances, with vibrant colours and superb craftsmanship, the Pattachitra has become a distinct art form.

The workshop is designed for creative teaching and learning experience, incorporating “Pattachitra” techniques. The workshop aims to introduce Bangalore citizens to Pattachitra, a traditional art form that is vastly underrepresented in urban spaces. Through the workshop students will be provided a hands-on understanding of all aspects of Pattachitra like the background & history of the art, basic motifs, sketching, colours.

Veteran Pattachitra artist from Raghurajpur village of Odisha. This skilled artist specialises in Patachitra& Silk Painting. He is trained by Masters Jaganathand Dinabandhu Mahapatra. He belongs to a family of accomplished chitrakars. He travelled and demonstrated the Pattachitra craft in Europe. He won praises for his art in London. 

Our earlier workshop on palm leaf pattachitra of Odisha with him at different locations in Pune & Mumbai in September, 2015 was well received and appreciated by people. 

PAY only Rs. 1000/- for advance registration (includes art materials) and specify the venue at which you will be interested to attend the workshop. FOR DETAILS, or call +91 9370379727.

Each participant will be guided to make Palm Leaf Bookmark. Finally there will be a display cum sale of masterpieces.


Fri, AUG 26th 11 AM - 2 PM CAFE BUZZINGA, Lake View Farm, Whitefield

Fri, AUG 26th 4 PM - 7 PM ART BLEND CAFE, HSR Layout

Sat, AUG 27th 11 AM - 2 PM HOUSE OF TAAMARA, Indira Nagar

Sat, AUG 27th 4 PM - 7 PM JAAGA STARTUP, Richmond Road

Sun, AUG 28th 11 AM - 2 PM ATTA GALATTA, Koramangala

Sun, AUG 28th 4 PM - 7 PM JUSTBOOKS, HSR Layout

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