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The Circle Archives by Rooftop

The treasure of online art workshops!

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The Circle Archives is a list and brief overview of numerous co-creative and engaging art workshop that were hosted online with enthusiastic artists from around the country. The Circle Community by Rooftop was an invite-only community of artists that promoted profound artsy conversations, meaningful learning of various artforms and unparalleled art experiences. The Circle’s inherent culture was to connect like-minded artists to promote the importance of artistic interactions that are stress-relieving, therapeutic, and self-introspective.

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Torus Mandala Workshop with Karishma Parikh

Torus Yantra is a fascinating pattern in sacred geometry and is drawn by repeating circles, the first one is created by drawing 12 circles and the second making 24 circles. Torus Mandala is believed to be the energetic pattern of our hearts. As we reduce stress and open our hearts, our heart rate increases and
Impasto Painting Workshop with Chatrya
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Impasto Painting Workshop with Chatrya

There are tons of art and art forms for creative minds to explore. All they miss is quality exposure. One such art form that is truly going to win your list of favourites is Impasto Painting. The sparkling spread of rich and vibrant colours used in the art form is truly compelling by all means. Rooftop
Cheriyal Painting
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Cheriyal Painting Workshop with Surbhi Sethia

Cheriyal paintings are the pictorial presentation of scenes from Indian mythological epics such as Ramayana, Mahabharata, Garuda Purana, Krishna Leela, Markandeya Purana and other mythological scripts. Cheriyal paintings are very similar to other folk paintings eg Pattachitra, Phad painting, and the likes as they also act as a visual medium for storytelling. Cheriyals have mythical
Phad paintings
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DIY Guide to Phad Painting

A Phad painting is a popular Rajasthani folk painting style that features stories of the Gods Devnarayan and Pabuji. While the art form was entirely dedicated to these gods in the earlier days, today, modifications have been made to include stories from other mythologies, like the Ramayana and Mahabharata. What if you lead a nomadic
Madhubani Painting
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Madhubani Painting: Bihar On The Front

Madhubani art originates in Mithila, the ancient city where Sita, King Janak’s daughter, was born. The king is claimed to have commissioned a Mithila painting to mark his daughter’s marriage to Lord Rama of Ayodhya. Today, Madhubani paintings thrive as a household art form based on social norms and rituals. Regenesis of Madhubani Paintings in
Journaling art workshop
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Journaling Art Workshop with Brevish Dixit

Art journaling is a combination of drawing, mark-making, writing, painting, calligraphy, and collage. Journaling is a practice that we can do consistently. A motivational journal or art or event planner or bullet journal (BuJo) are popular types of journals. The art looks vintage and aesthetic. If you are someone who loves art and writing, Rooftop’s Journaling
Expressive Florals in Watercolours with Madhura Sahasrabudhe
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Expressive Florals in Watercolours with Madhura Sahasrabudhe

Painting flowers is one of the most soothing parts of exploring creativity. One gets too intricate and designs new and unique patterns as per their vision.
Lambani Embroidery Sling Bag workshop with Shahin Karwani
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Lambani Embroidery Sling Bag Workshop With Shahin Karwani

Lambanis, also known as “Banjaras”, who originally came from Marwar are semi-nomadic people who reside mostly in Southern and Middle India. The Lambani women practice a unique mirror and embroidery craft, which they mostly use for making their own traditional dresses or for giving to their daughters for their weddings. The Lambani embroidery is a
Dot painting workshop
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Dot Painting Workshop With Deep Prabha

Dot mandala art is one of the most celebrated art forms of the time that is compelling every creative mind to try a hand on
Dream catcher workshop with Vaishali Mehta
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Dream catcher workshop with Vaishali Mehta

A dream catcher is no alien to us. We all have known and appreciated it over the years. Its unique structure that is woven using appealing materials makes it truly insightful and one of the most amazing pieces to bring home. So why not try making this unique masterpiece by yourself that can effectively guard
Basics of brush pen calligraphy workshop with Shriya Basra
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Basics of Brush Pen Calligraphy Workshop With Shriya Basra

Getting started with brush pen calligraphy is one of the best ways to channel your creativity. And when practiced religiously, it can also lead to becoming a monetary source for an individual. But getting started the right way is a crucial step in reaching perfection and uniqueness. Where and how do you begin? Well, Rooftop
Paitkar workshop with Sonam Ahuja
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Paitkar Workshop With Sonam Ahuja

‘Paitkar’ is the traditional painting of Amadubi, a village situated in the Eastern part of Jharkhand. This art form is present in the village since ancient times. The Paitkar paintings are also popularly known as the scroll paintings of Jharkhand. Pata painting is one of the earliest folk paintings of India. Paitkar artists use palm
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