Guru Ji Sushant Maharana is a traditional Pattachitra Artist who, when very young got inspired by artists around him in his village, Raghurajpur.
At the age of around 9, he started learning Pattachitra along with his studies. Finally, he decided to quit school after finishing class 10 and took Pattachitra as his full-time career. Guru Ji Sushant has been creating amazingly beautiful paintings for over 20 years. He also runs many workshops for other art enthusiasts and children.
Guru Ji Sushant has now created this “PP02 – Learn Pattachitra Painting, Lord Vishnu’s Matsya Avatar” for everyone to learn this amazing artform remotely. The entire course is structured in a way that anyone can learn this course remotely. You can share your experience in Buddy press groups for Pattachitra painting.
Pattachitra Painting: In the Sanskrit language, “Patta” literally means “cloth” and “Chitra” means “picture”. Most of these paintings depict stories of Hindu deities
Pattachitra is a general term for traditional, cloth-based scroll painting, based in the eastern Indian states of Odisha and West Bengal.
The pattachitra art form is known for its intricate details as well as mythological narratives and folktales inscribed in it. Pattachitra is one of the ancient artworks of Odisha, created for ritual use and as souvenirs for pilgrims to Puri, as well as other temples in Odisha.
Pattachitras is a component of an ancient Bengali narrative art, originally serving as a visual device during the performance of a song.
The painting the ‘Patta Chitra’ resembles the old murals of Odisha, especially religious centers of Puri, Konark, and Bhubaneshwar, dating back to the 5th century BC. The best work is found in and around Puri, especially in the village of Raghurajpur.