The village Amadubi which is situated in the Eastern part of Jharkhand is also called the village of Paitkar. ‘Paitkar’ is the traditional painting of this village, an art form that is present in the village from 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. The Paitkar artists make the palm leaves as the base of the art and the brushes are made from the hair of squirrel and goat.

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About The Artist

Sonam is a self-taught artist who specializes in Indian Folk Art and is passionate about Indian art forms.

The Workshop Began

Sonam greeted all the participants and thanked the host for the introduction. She first started sketching the tree,  leaves, the birds, and the two women on her canvas and then proceeded to paint her artwork. Ahuja started painting the lady in yellow color and orange color as the color of the sarees. The bark of the tree in brown color leaves in green and the bird in yellow color. She concluded her artwork by outlining the painting with black color paint.

Towards The End Of The Workshop

Sonam painted a colorful and beautiful painting of the women’s portrait in different shades of green and orange saree. The art was bright and colorful. All the participants appreciated and showed their co-created Paitkar art to Sonam. The host thanked Sonam for teaching this art form.

The attendees were from different age groups who belonged from various parts of the country, as they all were enthusiastic during the workshop and reconnected with their love for art. All the participants showcased their artwork as the Circle Community brought them together on a single platform. The Circle Community was successful in connecting artists and participants and created an artistic positive vibe together. 

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