Molela in Rajasthan Molela, also known as ‘potters village’ is quite popular for its unique art form called Molela Terracotta. A settlement of around 40 families belonging to a pottery background lives there. And almost every potter residing in the village is excellent in the art of creating Molela terracotta.Terracotta is a ceramic material which is used in construction as well as decorative arts since ancient times in many of the cultures all around the world. The word terracotta can be translated as ‘Baked earth’ in English. It is formed from the natural clay which is why it has the characteristic reddish-brown colour.
About The Artist
Dinesh is a molela terracotta artist who is a national awarded artist and is based in Hanumanpura Molela village, Rajasthan.
The Workshop Began
Dinesh greeted all the participants and thanked the host for the lovely introduction.
Towards The End Of The Workshop
Dinesh Chandraji made a beautiful gray Molela Terracotta of Lord Ganesh. All the participants appreciated his fine pottery skills and learnt a lot from the session. He made sure a lot of detailing was done in the making of the statue. The host thanked Dineshji for teaching this traditional and cultural art form.
The attendees were from different parts of the country. Also, they belonged to different age groups but their love for art brought them together on a single platform. 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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