The Chittara form of art practice originates in the Deevaru community of Karnataka. The Chittara paintings consist of geometric patterns that represent auspicious ceremonies and rituals of life. It is a source of joy and allows the people of the community to thrive creatively and it is an art form that holds a lot of socio-cultural and artistic value. With the help of this DIY craft kit, not only will you be teaching your children (and yourself) about the Chittara Paintings of Karnataka; you will also be lending a hand to support the local artisans who are trying to keep the artform alive, while you share an experience and create memories with your loved ones.
Craft type: Chittara Art
Material: No plastic . 100% natural
Age Group: 5 years+
Dimension: 15x26x3 cm
INCLUDES: 5 colouring cards, 2 bookmarks, 2 gift tags, 3 packets of coloured sand, 2 bamboo brushes
A FAIR TRADE Product