VR10 – Mata Ni Pachedi Painting- Short Course.


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Guru Ji Vandana Rajan is a traditional Folk Art artist, Guruji’s art journey has commenced at the age of 12 from her home front and after that never looked back. She pursued her graduation and post graduation from Banaras Hindu University- One of the top most university of India. Guruji Vandana has been creating beautiful paintings since 25 years and has done marvelous work in inspiring young generation by taking intensive classes and workshops. She is also been exhibiting her various artforms and paintings through many exhibitions.

Guruji Vandana Rajan has created this ” VR10 – Learn Mata Ni Pachedi folk art Painting – Short Course” for everyone who is above 8yrs of age. Learner could learn this creative but yet a traditional artform at their own pace.

Mata Ni Pachedi is also called the Kalamkari of Gujrat. thanks to its resemblance to the art of Kalamkari from south India and the same method of painting, namely using a pen (kalam) made out of bamboo. Mata n Pachedi means “behind the mother goddess” and is a cloth that constitutes a temple of the goddess. The story goes that when the nomadic Vaghari community from Gujarat who worship Mata, were not allowed to enter temples , they instead created their own places of worship with illustrations of the Mother Goddess (Mata) on pieces of cloth.

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What Will I Learn?

  • 1. Learn one of the oldest forms of Indian Folk Art.
  • 2. Create beautiful artworks as part of your home decoration.
  • 3. Gift beautifully painted Mata Ni Pachedi paintings art work to your friends and loved ones.
  • 4. A great opportunity to start home based small scale business and earn income.

Topics for this course

6 Lessons3h

01 – Introduction to Mata Ni Pachedi Painting

01 – Introduction to Mata Ni Pachedi Painting00:00:00

02 – Materials required and learning to draw

03.1 – Learn to colour and detailing Part 1

03.2 – Learn to colour and detailing Part 2

04 – Final Painting

About the instructor

Mrs. Vandana Rajan, B.A; BFA, MFA (Painting), BHU, B.Ed (Hindi) Over 25 years experience as an artist and teacher, always keen to learn and share. She has worked in all mediums including but not limited to Oil, Water, Pencil, Charcoal, Acrylic, Fabric, Glass painting, Relief work. Embossing on Aluminum sheet. 40 different types of Embroidery on cloth, silk, and canvas She has worked in textile designs, including Lucknow Chickenkari, Varanasi block print designs, Dhaka design, Punjab Fulkari, Jaipur Tie & Dye, and Batik. She is also well known for her expertise in designing and painting on Daco-patch. Graphic design on Zinc sheets, for block printing and Roll designs for the textile industry. Vandana Ji also has many years of experience in pottery, wood carving, sculptures using terracotta, and other soft materials. Has conducted many exhibitions, more recently in Chennai and Tirupur. She is a master artist when it comes to Indian Folk Art, she has experience in many different folk arts and crafts, including Madhubani, Kalamkari, Meenakari, Warli, Pichwai, Kalighat, Gond, Mandana, Rajasthani miniature, Kerala mural, Lippan, Nirmal, Pattachitra, Tanjore and more.
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10 Courses

92 students


Material Includes

  • 1. Digital contents
  • 2. Course completion certificate
  • 3. Networking Forum

Enrolment validity: 30 days


  • 1. 12" canvas,board or paper and pencil, eraser.
  • 2. Marker pen (Black ) - thin -1 no.
  • 3 Round brush ..8 ,3 & 1 number brushes -1 no
  • 4. a set of acrylic colours

Target Audience

  • 1. Housewives
  • 2. Retiree
  • 3. Artists
  • 4. Children