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Block Printing Workshop With Dr Parul Mathur

DIY block making & block printingAC

Block Printing is an old Indian art form and uses a hand-covered wooden block that is dipped in dye and stamped by hand onto cotton or silk fabrics. Block Printing is the earliest, and the slowest of printing methods. This process of fabric printing is capable of giving high artistic results, which can not be gained by other printing methods. Hand Block Printing designs are carved on the block to get intricate and straightforward designs. Usually, to achieve the hand block printing on fabrics traditional Indian motif. Years of experience and skills are required to achieve clear block printing patterns. 

About The Artist

Dr Parul is a professor by profession and artist by heart. She loves to create traditional Indian art. New art forms interest her.

The Workshop Began

Parul thanked the host for the introduction and the opportunity. She drew some flowers and leaves and cut them out, drew them on a piece of paper and made outlines with a black outliner. Shen then went ahead and stuck them on the cardboard cutout, drawing flowers with orange colour and green leaves on a coloured bookmark.

Towards The End Of The Workshop

Parul showed three different cards, as they looked colourful and visually appealing. All the attendees showed their co-created artworks. She appreciated all the attendees ‘ efforts and artwork.

The host thanked Parul for teaching this wonderful creative art.

The attendees were from different parts of the country. They also belonged to other age groups but their love for art brought them together on a single platform. Rooftop, as always, was successful in connecting artists and curating a magical and positive vibe together. 

On this note, here’s us signing off until next time!

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