Madhubani Peacock - Drawing (Beginner) < Let's GoDo - Let's GoDo

Madhubani Peacock - Drawing (Beginner)

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This is an Online Experience
Hosted by Bandana
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Experience Category

  • Arts & Culture
  • Classes & Workshops

About the experience

Experience Duration : 1 hrs 30 mins
Detailed description:

A practical introduction to Madhubani. I will guide you in drawing a modern version of this incredible, free flowing ancient art form. Madhubani literally means ‘forests of honey’ and refers to paintings in a distinct style that capture viewers’ attention with their vibrancy. It is a 2500-year-old folk art from the times of Ramayana originated in Bihar, India. Fast forward to 21st century, we, at Bandiworks, have adapted this art form to fuse elements of the ancient form, ‘Madhubani’ with present times. This online workshop will introduce you to the free flowing black lines of Madhubani!

What we’ll do:

Awareness: Get to know about folk art, its significance, folk arts of India, commonalities in folk art across the world.

Appreciation: Learn about Madhubani as an art form. History, colours, motifs and special characteristics.

Application: I will guide you, Step-by-Step, in creating a Madhubani artwork

In this session we will be drawing a peacock. A peacock, in Madhubani painting, represents divine love, knowledge, prosperity, and romance. As the feather is in the form of an eye, it is believed that it saves us from evil and negativity. People keep the feather of a peacock in their homes as a sign of good luck and prosperity.

(some reference images are shared!)

About the host

I’m a multi-disciplinary artist, and love to engage with folk/tribal art from across the world – with a special focus on India. I design and conduct experiential workshops, giving a contemporary bent to heritage Art n Craft. I have thoroughly enjoyed conducting in-person and online workshops for audiences in India, USA, UK, Australia, Dubai. My workshop at Amazon HQ in Seattle demonstrated the ease with which art communicates with people from different countries and ethnicities.  The learning and sharing process has been unique in each workshop and the participants’ ages have varied from age 8 to 80!

Places we'll visit

Your computer screen.

Additional information


What the Host requires you to bring
  • Pens (fine tipped pens or gel pens, ideally in black and read)
  • 1 or 2 pieces of A4 sized paper (this can be any standard paper but the thicker the better, handmade paper is perfect if you have it)
  • Pencil, ruler and eraser
  • Rough paper to practise on


  • Who can come Adults & Children
  • Activity level not much
  • Skill level beginner


Primary Language : English

Minimum age

Minimum age : 8 Years

Private groups

Does the Host accept Private Group : yes
Private groups minimum size : 2
Private groups maximum size : 20

Alternate Dates

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Host Location : Sector 26, Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201301, India, (201301),

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