Pahari Painting: The Human Figure

Subject: Painting
Dates: 10 September 2018 - 14 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 stylisation of the human figure in Pahari painting, focussing on Guler and Kangra idioms. Participants will study iconic representations of Krishna and Radha, one of the central themes in Pahari painting. The course will also provide the opportunity of studying in depth the proportion and features of the human face as idealised in Guler and Kangra painting.

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

Who is this course for?

Previous experience of miniature painting is recommended.

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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