Discover the simple beauty of Warli Art at a workshop in Mumbai.
India’s art story is as extensive and diverse as the country itself.
Outside of India, we may be familiar with the refined and intricate Rajput miniature painting style of Rajasthan but across India, the richness of mythology and folklore has inspired a myriad of beautiful and unique tribal art forms.
While visiting Mumbai, you can discover Maharastra’s indigenous tribal art, Warli,
Simple and Accessible to Non-Artists
Given this simplicity, it is an accessible art form for those who consider themselves as ‘
Like many tribal art forms worldwide, Warli is threatened by the progresses of modern life and the transformative effect it is having on traditional cultures.
Traditionally Warli art was painted by women on to the walls of huts
Creating Your Warli Story
Led by local Warli artist will help you create your own Warli art story. Past group members on our India Fabric Food & Fabulous tour have been inspired by grandchildren, childhood memories, life on the farm and hobbies with each member capturing these people and moments in time in the simple and bold geometric forms.
Today artists use a mix of traditional and modern techniques, such as a cow dung wash on cotton and paper to create an authentic base, with the detail created using modern paints and paintbrushes.
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For the ladies joining us on the Fabric, Food and Fabulous tour it is a wonderfully creative calm pause near the end of our busy adventure of amazing food, hospitality, on and off the beaten track sightseeing, shopping and hands-on workshops.