Austria, Salzburg

Miniature Painting

when 15 August 2019 - 31 August 2019
language English
duration 3 weeks

This introductory course will focus on the centuries-old traditional technique of miniature painting from the Indian subcontinent. The course will evolve around preparation of materials, including brush-making, wasli-papermaking, and processing the paints/pigments in a traditional way. Demonstrations will also be an important part throughout the course, which will include different techniques of making a miniature painting (pencil, Siyyah Qalam, Gad’rang, gilding and border-making). During the course, Imran Qureshi will also talk about the revival of contemporary miniature painting in Pakistan.

The basic objective of this course is to encourage conceptual work in the participants after they have been introduced to certain skills and gained an understanding of the ancient art form of miniature painting.

At the end of the course, participants will translate their previous assignment-based practice into their own personal visual vocabulary.

Participants who already have experience in miniature painting and know the basic techniques will have more time than “beginners” to integrate the miniature painting in their own artistic production at the end of the course.

Course leader

Imran Qureshi

Target group

Open to anyone interested in fine arts

Fee info

EUR 0: EUR 800: Regular fee
EUR 608: Reduced fee for students


Send application for grants by 3 April 2019. Link on official website