About the Artform

Warli painting is a form of tribal art that comes from the the North Sahyadri Range in Maharashtra, India. This range encompasses cities such as Dahanu, Talasari, Jawhar, Palghar, Mokhada, and Vikramgad of Palghar district. This artform originated in Maharashtra and is still practiced today.

About the workshop

The Canvas

Overall Details

In this two-day workshop, you will learn to give a warli twist to human figures, animals, birds, houses, trees and plants. With the basics learnt, you will also be making a themed warli art composition.
By the end of the second workshop, you will have made a themed composition warli style!

The colours in the palette

Elements you will learn

Day 1

Learn how to make:

  • Warli human figures.
  • Different Animals and birds 
  •  Different types of Houses 
  • Trees and plants 
  • Warli instrument players
  •  Some of the motifs will be given through worksheets.


Day 2

  • Make a themed Warli composition to own a self-made painting 
  • Q&A session
  • Tips and techniques

Who is this workshop “just right” for?

  • Anyone who would love to learn something new
  • It is a beginner-friendly workshop. (Age 15+)

Picasso of the show

About the Artist

Shriya Sinha

@shriyas_art_lab

She is an interior designer by profession and an artist by passion. She has a keen interest in folk arts and has been studying, practicing and teaching Warli art for almost 7 years now. She has made Warli art work of an entire wall and also on many pillars in colleges and houses. Apart from having a keen interest in traditional arts, she also has an inherent inclination towards various craft forms. Being a paper florist herself, she explores with crepe paper and other materials to create stunning replicas of flowers found in nature. She also occasionally indulges in making customized dream-catchers.

Materials Required

  • A4 size Drawing Paper
  • Pencil and Eraser
  • Black Pen/ Black gel pen / black technical pen and Black Sketch Pen
  • Scale, Compass (Geometry Box)


Please note: If you wish to make it on a colored background, color a red or burnt sienna backdrop on an A4 size drawing paper and keep it ready for Day 2. You can also buy red or brown color A4 size drawing paper.
For making the Motif you can use either white acrylic paint or white pen, as per your choice.
If using white paint you will require 000 brush.

The scope of creativity

Further prospects and application of what you will be learning

Warli art learnt from this workshop can be used to decorate walls, pots, clothes, lamps and more! Try your hand at it.

Hear from happy participants!

4 star rating

Bhakti Kulkarni

Shriya was such a superb teacher. Had a good time

Shriya was such a superb teacher. Had a good time

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5 star rating

Vinutha A

Good Workshop - Workshop experience was really good

Good Workshop - Workshop experience was really good

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5 star rating

Shaikh Aalmeen Jaan Mohemmad

Awesome workshop!

Awesome workshop!

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Don't miss this opportunity to learn!

  • More like a classroom

    Being a replay of an actual live workshop, where students interacted with the instructor, it will give you more of a classroom experience.

  • Longer durations and better creations

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

  • Get in touch with the artist

    You can get in touch with the artist through Instagram, and get clarifications & comments on your artwork!