Monday, 20 June 2011
PUPPETS - MAYILATTAM / POI KAL KUTHIRAI(MADHUBANI STYLE)
Mayilattam (Peacock dance ) and Poikal kuthirai(False leg horse dance ) are very famous folk dances in TamilNadu . These are now a days performed in village festivals or in government functions representing TamilNadu . Linking this to Shruti's Folk Art Challenge .
MATERIALS REQUIRED :
Glass painting colours
STEPS TO BE FOLLOWED :
1) Pencil Sketch the figures in plain paper .
2) Trace the figures to OHP using markers .
3) Colour it using glass painting colours and allow it to dry.
4) Glue the OHP sheet to a plain paper . Cut out the pictures .
5) Glue popsicles to the painitng one in the top and other in the bottom
6) Tie a thick thread to both the top sticks of both the paintings.
7) Hold the middle of the thread to show puppets dancing to your kids.