India is a diversified nation that has a rich cultural and traditional presence. It’s a home to a variety of art forms, music, dance and other entertainment elements. The traditional art forms of India hold a global representation and are widely celebrated by creative minds exploring vibrant art forms. 

One such is the Kalighat Painting. The art form originated in the 19th century in Bengal and is widely celebrated for its bright colours and bold borders. The art form since ages has been present and extensively used to represent Gods, mythological characters, everyday life happenings and more. The Circle Community through the basics of Kalighat Painting workshop with Sattik Halder is allowing creative minds to dig details on the art form in order to learn and master it. So if you’re a keen learner of Indian art and art forms then continue to scroll to check how unique the store is for you. 

About the Artist:- 

Sattik Halder is a Freelance Painter and an Indian Classical art specialised professional holding a great interest in learning and exploring various art forms. He receives his motivation from ancient sculptures and sanskriti verses. 

The workshop began:- 

The workshop began with great excitement and hope that would allow learners to learn and explore one of the most vibrant art forms of the era. It began with the host making a special introduction about the mentor, Sattik Halder and his expertise on the subject down the years. 

On successful introduction, Sattik took over the session and began by discussing the details of Kalighat Painting and its associated aspects. On sharing a broader view, he began to enact a concept for attendees to better understand and analyse the art form. He ensured to keep the attendees in a well-informed loop that helped them curate and alter their best. 

Towards the end of the workshop:- 

Under the guidance and supervision of Sattik Halder, a beautiful cat eating a fish image was enacted, giving it all the necessary blends that a Kalighat Painting is well versed with. The attendees co-created the pieces too and in the end received an opportunity to showcase it as well. These attendees were of different age groups responsibly dedicated to learning and exploring new elements. 

The Circle Community, as always, was successful in connecting artists and curating a magical and positive vibe together. 

On this note, here’s us signing off until next time!

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