Madhubani Painting with Archana

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Come and learn how to paint Madhubani style!

Madhubani is a style of Indian folk painting, practised by the women in the Mithila region of Bihar, India.

Madhubani, meaning Forest of Honey is a region in the northern part of Bihar. A region that has a distinct regional identity and language that reportedly spans 2500 years.

Madhubani paintings can trace their origin to wall paintings mentioned in Hindu oral traditions where women of the household would paint the walls of their homes to celebrate occasions like birth, marriage, and religious rituals.

What will we cover?

– The history of Madhubani painting

– Popular motifs and borders

– Composition

– Simple drawing and color techniques 

    Who will be teaching?

    Archana is Melbourne based art teacher who teaches various types of paintings crafts and also Indian Cooking. Painting for her is her second nature. You can follow her work here.

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