Draw & Paint a Tree of Life of Makli

1500

Course Outline Description: 

Employing a combination of freehand and geometric elements, students in this class learn to draw and paint the Tree of Life depicted in the stone carvings on the tomb of Jam Nizamuddin II, found at the Makli Necropolis (1510) in Thatta, Pakistan.  

Date: 17th July 2021
Time: 3:00 pm – 5:30 PST
Venue: Online Zoom Session
Tutor: Amna Fraz
Fee: Rs. 1500 (for Pakistani students – this is a subsidised fee to promote learning of art and culture in Pakistan)
USD 25 (for foreign students)

Materials required for this course:

  1. Heavy water colour paper- hot or cold press as per individual’s preference. Water colour paper will need to be tea stained before class commences (Please find attached YouTube link on how to stain paper. Don’t worry if it looks patchy and isn’t very evenly stained).
  2. Alternatively, students may use any buff/stone coloured watercolour paper (Canson Mi-Tientes is one option)
  3. Tracing paper
  4. Pencils, 2B and 2H or H
  5. Masking tape
  6. Watercolour, fine hairbrush. Natural hair preferred. 0, 1 and 3 (Winsor Newton 7 Series; tutor recommended)
  7. Watercolour or gouache paints (burnt umber, ultramarine & white)
  8. 2 Jars of water
  9. Tissue or blotting paper
  10. Compass, ruler and eraser
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    Name: V. M. Trust for Education
    Account Number: 50107900456755
    Bank Name and Address: Habib Bank Limited, IBB Dhoraji colony, Karachi
    Swift Code: HABBPKKA0007
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