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About

Madhubani Art

The Art from a sacred land  

Madhubani/Mithila Painting, meaning Forest of Honey can be traced back to the 7th century AD

In the Indian subcontinent, in the state of Bihar.

 

Madhubani paintings were traditionally created by the women of different communities, of the Mithila region, and done on freshly plastered mud (cow dung) on walls and floors of huts, but now they are also done on cloth, handmade paper and canvas.

Madhubani art uses complex geometrical patterns. There are specific themes in Madhubani paintings including nature.  

Ideal for those

who are

looking to:

  • ​Learn from a professional working artist

  • Learn traditional and contemporary art techniques

  • Push their creativity and experience something new

  • Create art mindfully and increase a feeling of wellbeing and creative revitalisation

You don’t need previous experience to join; just an interest in working with geometric patterns and unleashing your creativity. 

 

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Book Madhubani Art Classes

Wellness Wednesday classes, £60 

11th May      15th Jun

20th Jul

ADDRESS

Cass Art Islington, 66-67 Colebrooke Row, London

N1 8AB

All are welcome, no experience is needed and all resources & materials are provided. Feel free to bring your own materials & resources.

 

for attendees aged 16+.

Anyone attending my workshop will be added to my VIP mailing list if they wish so that they can receive invites to my future exhibitions and PV events. 

All bookings receive a confirmation by email

Questions at : Komal@komalmadar.com

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Madhubani Art Class: ON ARRIVAL

 

you will be greeted with a starter pack with everything you need for the class. 

•    Plastic wallet/folder 

•    Bespoke pattern training worksheet

•    A4 Sketchbook

•    Tracing paper 

•    Paper Palette 

•    A4 Khadi handmade paper

•    Madhubani reference sheet. 

The first hour includes warm-up exercises using a bespoke-pattern sheet. These sheets are designed to help you learn how to create complex border designs using simple shapes. Each person is provided with an A4 sketchbook in which you will complete a variety of exercises.

To create your final piece I will be taking you step by step in the art of Madhubani Painting. By the second half of the class you will be in a deep relaxed mindful state as you complete your beautiful masterpiece using watercolours, acrylics and fluid acrylic paints.

You get to take back the beautiful painting that you make. 

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​CANCELLATION POLICY:

Less than 48 hours in advance of the workshop I'm afraid I will be unable to offer a refund. I understand there can be some unforeseen circumstances so if you are able to find someone to take your place then please provide me with the name and contact details of that person. Special circumstances will be taken into consideration.