Pahari Painting: The Natural World

Subject: Painting
Dates: 3 September 2018 - 7 September 2018
Time: 10:30 - 17:30
Location: The Prince's Foundation School of Traditional Arts
Tutor: Dr Susana Marin
Full price
£ 385

This course will explore the representation of nature in Pahari painting, focusing on the beautiful styles of Guler and Kangra. Students will learn specific techniques to depict different types of trees, leaves, lotuses, flowers, rivers, clouds, and other elements of landscape taken from the imagery of Pahari masterpieces.

Using natural pigments and handmade paper students will be guided through the process of creating a traditional Indian painting.

Who is this course for?

All levels of ability and experience welcome.

What should I bring to the course?

Students will be asked to bring their own brushes. The exact sizes will be specified at a later date.

All other materials, including paper, pigment, and an Indian miniature squirrel hair brush will be provided.

What days do I attend?

Monday - Friday

Do you offer concessions?

Yes, we offer concessions for full time students and OAPs. The reduced fee is £310.

To receive a concession, please apply via our online form.

Tutor biography

Dr Susana Marin

Dr Susana Marín has been a painter and musician since childhood. She trained in traditional Indian painting with masters of Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan and received her Doctoral Degree at the Prince’s School for her research into the living tradition of Pahari painting and its relevance in the 21st century. Her work has been exhibited in the United States, Europe and South Asia and she also gives workshops internationally. She is committed to support the preservation and continuation of Guler and Kangra painting.

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