Kerala Mural Paintings
Goddess Saraswathi, the mother of knowledge and art is ecstatic immersing herself in the melody of her favorite musical instrument Veena. She is smiling and soaking in music as her white swan observes her in enchantment. Goddess Saraswathi deems to recreate raga to fill in the whole universe the absolute concept of Jnana (wisdom).
This course is designed to create ecstatic Goddess Saraswathi depicted in Kerala Mural art. The essence of this course lies in the adoption of the original methodologies of the artwork followed during the earlier times.
The material kit comprises of natural and pure ingredients. The course does not involve any kind of synthetic art materials of modern times like Fevicol, poster colours, plastic stones or pens.
The resultant artwork will be a 100% natural, eco-friendly and enriched painting of the bygone era.
Size of the painting: 18*15 inches
The course begins with a structured introduction to Kerala Mural art and the fundamentals to be followed by the students.
The course will take students through the processes and materials involved in the art work. It teaches the methodologies of handling the materials in traditional ways, providing an opportunity to extend and deepen their understanding of the ‘Fresco Secco’ concept in creative development of Kerala Murals.
The true substance of the course is the natural ingredients that do not fade with time. The natural colours react with the lime base board to mature and accentuate over time naturally.
This course will enable the students to experience Kerala Murals in its original form. The final artwork created will contribute to the revival and promotion of the mutated authentic art form.
How does it Work?
The course is formulated in such a way that the student clearly understands the procedures of the artwork.
The material kit provided by the academy is suitable for the creation of the painting of ecstatic Goddess Saraswathi. The kit includes all the required ingredients for the main painting and the practice assignments.