Courses

Basic Course

Duration of Course One Month (20 Sessions)
Fees Rs.500/- per session (Course Materials and Dyes will be charged at actuals)

Syllabus

  • Preparation of Kassim (basic black dye)
  • Preparation of cloth (Myrobalam treatment)
  • Cleaning of cloth and drawing with charcoal pencil. Preparation of pencil.
  • Preparation of Kalam for Kalamkari painting and drawing of outlines with Kassim.
  • Drawing and detail ornamentation with black dye.
  • Preparation and application of Mordant solution (Alum)
  • Washing and boiling in Dye Vat with Vegetable Dyes.
  • Cleaning and Re-application of Mordant.
  • Extraction and Application of Yellow dyes.
  • Sun bleaching and Finishing.

Comprehensive Course

Duration of Course Two Months (40 Sessions)
Fees Rs.500/- per session (Course Materials and Dyes will be charged at actuals)

Syllabus | Part 1

  • Drawing of decorative borders and motifs in the Kalamkari tradition.
  • Preparation of “Kassim” (basic Black dye for Outline drawing)
  • Preparation of Charcoal sticks for the sketching on cloth.
  • Drawing of human figures, “Parivara devatas” “Vahanas” and other Mythological figures.
  • Preparation of the “Kalam” (pen used for drawing with dyes).
  • Drawing of designs with black dye and traditional methods of filling, hatching etc.,

Syllabus | Part 2

  • Drawing of Gods and Godesses of the Hindu pantheon with appropriate attributes.
  • Preparation of mordant solution and application on cloth.
  • Washing and dyeing in Vat for developing red Colour.
  • Painting of large pictures and story panels.
  • Dunging and application of other vegetable dyes for different colours.
  • Post treatment and traditional methods of bleaching and finishing of pictures.
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