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Madhubani Art, Con’t
June 18, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Friday, repeating until July 9, 2021
Madhubani painting is a centuries old Indian folk art originating in Mithila, a region in the state of Bihar, northern India. Traditionally practiced by women, common themes include nature, gods, goddesses, and festivals. The art is characterized by eye catching geometrical patterns and bright colors.
In this intermediate series, students will work over Zoom building on their foundation of Madhubani art. Over the course of eight 1hr classes, students will learn to work with nibs and acrylic colors as they explore traditional and detailed work based on different themes. This class is appropriate for those who have taken previous Madhubani Art classes, as well as those who have done fine detailed work using ultrafine tip markers. Zoom link will be sent the day before class begins.
Please note, this class is part of a series. Register here.
Minimum Number of Students: 2
Maximum Number of Students: 6
Cost: $100 for series of 8 classes (May 21st, 28th, Jun 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, Jul 2nd, & 9th)
Instructor: Anjana Bhargava, Ayurvedic Wellness Practioner and Artist, uses natural methods of healing through herbs and spices. Her integrative approach incorporates diet, lifestyle, pranayama, meditation, and Mantra(sound) therapy in healing methods. Anjana’s other passion is Madhubani art, a form of folk art specific to Bihar, India. She spends time creating beautiful Madhubani artwork and has exhibited her pieces at galleries, hospitals, community events and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Anjana feels that the Madhubani art form is an artistic expression of her profession, her passion and her soul. It is an intrinsic part of her research into the ancient Indian culture that combined art, diet, medicine and yoga into a holistic way of life.