Tribal Metal Craft Workshop
Aug 13, 2017 / 11:00am - Aug 15, 2017 / 06:00pm
Tribal Metal Craft Workshop-Learn the Art of Rock Dhokra from Adivasi Craftsmen in Panchgani.
Devrai Art Village is an NGO that works with Master Adivasi craftsmen from remote tribal areas of Gadchiroli and Chattisgarh evolving new products suited to contemporary tastes using traditional means. Experimentation with different mediums and integration of diverse arts and crafts into its core design idea is what gives Devrai Art Village its identity.
Come create your own sculpture masterpiece by using the unique method(under patent process) of ‘Devrai Rock Dhokra’, a fusion of Stone and Brass. Learn the indigenous art of metal casting from Adivasi masters in a three-day workshop at Devrai Art Village, in the hills of Panchgani. You can also visit our art gallery where artifacts on display are for sale – Rock Dhokra sculptures, Iron Craft, Terracotta & Brass fusion, Molten Brass Paintings, Tumba or the dry gourd craft, Jewellery, Organic Casting (Real tree branches or leaves cast into metal).
The Dhokra process involves creating the desired sculpture in wax and then casting it in metal.
1 Day workshop: An introduction to Devrai Rock Dhokra and its aesthetics. Create your own unique sculpture in wax using a natural rock of your choice and explore your creative side! (The finished piece can be couriered to you at an additional cost)
2 Day workshop: An Introduction to Devrai Rock Dhokra and its aesthetics. Create your own sculpture in wax using a natural rock of your choice and your own piece of jewelry using wax with pottery, ceramic etc. Making of the mud moulds of your artifacts by applying two layers of special clay got all the way from Gadchiroli. (Finished piece can be couriered to you at an additional cost)
3 Day workshop: The complete process. Return home with 2 finished artifacts made from scratch by you. Includes all steps of the process with waxwork, making the mud moulds, the metal casting process and the thrill of breaking open your creation. Film screening of the Story of Devrai Art Village.
1 day workshop - 13th aug - Rs 1800
1 day workshop - 14th aug - Rs 1800
2 day workshop - 13th & 14th aug - Rs 2800
2 day workshop - 14th & 15th aug - Rs 2800
3 day worksop - 13th, 14th & 15th Aug - Rs 3500
Materials will be provided and you can take home your own creations!
For any questions feel free to call us at 9552663221 or 9923339726