The Kerala Mural painting is an intricate hand painting that reflects traditional mythologies in form of art. They bear a stamp of uniqueness in techniques used and aesthetics. Today the trend has shifted from wall murals to those painted on canvas and paper. To give our member the experience to learn and enlighten themselves about this traditional art form, Rooftop curated a special Kerala Mural Workshop with Karunya Sankar.
Karunya Sankar is a 20-year-old engineering student from Bangalore who is an experimental artist and passionate about art and its cultural background. Art has always been an essential part of her life. It has opened her to new ideas and experiences.
Kerala Mural Workshop Began
Karunya Sankar started off the workshop with a brief introduction to the Kerala Mural art form. She gave some insights on the historical and cultural background of the art form and explained the specification and rules to be followed to carry out the artwork where she gave an overview of how the artworks are done & started sketching, and painting, along with explaining every step in detail. She even kept an open discussion for queries from the attendees.
Towards The End Of The Workshop
Towards the end of the workshop, Karunya gave some insightful tips and techniques about Kerala Mural painting. She even gave feedback on how the attendees can improve their artwork. She wrapped up the workshop with a summary of all the steps involved and everything else taught in the workshop. The workshop ended with everyone showcasing their beautiful artwork.
The attendees are from different parts of the country and belonged to different age groups and 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.