About the Artform

Meenakari originated in 16th century when Raja Man Singh of Amber brought Persian craftsman from Lahore to Rajasthan and drenched the art in an Indian Flavor. As the time passed by Jaipur became the hub for Meenakari.
Meenakari involves the art of coloring and ornamenting the metal surfaces through enameling. It is a beautiful traditional artform that involves the use of bright colors and bold designs!

About the workshop

The Canvas

Overall Details

In this workshop, you will be using glass colors and other materials to convert a simple steel thali into a beautiful piece of art. You will be taught the technique of bringing out meenakari designs on a metal surface from scratch.
You will learn to convert a simple steel thali into a beautiful meenakari masterpiece.
This is a 'beginner-friendly' workshop!(Age: 15+)

The colours in the palette

Elements you will learn

  • Creating faux Meenakari effect
  • Making Meenakari possible with readily available materials

The Picasso of the show

About the Artist

Vijaya Jaju

She is a homemaker and a hobby artist. Her artistic passion has been with her since her childhood. Trying different artforms and making home decor items makes her happy. Her experience in conducting workshops makes for an enriching session with her!

Materials Required

  • A Steel Thali (of any convenient size)
  • Gesso
  • Fevicryl 3D Gold Outliner
  • Acrylic Gold Color
  • Glass Colors (colors of your choice)
  • Straw
  • Toothpick
  • Paint Brushes
  • Palette
  • Bowl of water
  • Waste Cloth

The scope of creativity

Further prospects and application of what you will be learning

The techniques learned in this workshop can be used to create a beautiful art piece on any other surface. The thalis made during the workshop can be used as a pooja thali, wall décor, or a decorative platter.

Don't miss our Live Workshops

  • Smaller group size and personal attention

    Our group sizes are restricted which enables you to observe and learn better

  • Longer durations and better creations

    Workshops are longer in length due to the profound focus on the art which in turn facilitates better output from the learners.

  • Instant feedback and Q&A

    The artists provide you with instant evaluation and answer your questions with optimum comprehension and knowledge.

Guidelines

These are a set of general instructions for the workshop. The link to the workshop would be available post-registration.

  • The Live Workshops would be conducted on Zoom App. For the best experience join the workshop from your laptop/desktop or watch on phone on landscape mode.

  • Registration is compulsory to attend, Ensure you join via the same mail ID you register with.

  • In case if you are unable to attend the live workshop due to technical reasons, please call the below number - +91 7760130711.