Join Artistic Artifacts’ Judy Gula on the Colouricious Holidays Block Printing Tour of India! This exciting opportunity takes place March 10-20, 2020 and you can reserve your space today!
Learn how to block print your own fabric and textiles during this hands-on creative holiday. Complete details of this exciting tour, which will take you around the fabric-rich town of Jaipur and surrounding areas, are available on the Colouricious website.
Participants will not only view demonstrations of authentic crafts and textile techniques, but print their fabric in multiple workshops! Taught by local artisans, these workshops will focus on a variety of block printing techniques using a vast multitude of hand-carved wooden printing blocks.
All Colouricious tour workshops take place in genuine block printing factories in Jaipur and remote villages, with instructors who have spent their working life block printing. At least five different block printing workshops will take place — and possibly more if the opportunity arises! This block printing workshops can include metallic paint, double and triple block printing, mitred corners, khadi printing and dabu printing.
In addition to block printing, you will tour incredible sites full of history, stunning palaces and interact with local block printers, shop keepers and more as you travel comfortably and safely in a private coach with your fellow textile lovers.
Accommodations will be at the Megh Niwas Hotel Jaipur, a family-run, private hotel. Jamie Malden, the founder of Colouricious Holidays, fell in love with this beautiful boutique hotel and returns every year due to its high quality: clean, spacious rooms; bright gardens and delicious homemade food.
Visit the Colouricious website to book your reservation with a £1,000 deposit (1,000 Pound sterling equals $1,268.10 USD) Your balance will be due three months prior to departure.
The total price of your trip will vary depending on your choice of room type. Tour start from £2,210.00 — 2,210 Pound sterling equals 2,802.51 United States Dollar (USD). (Colouricious is based in England — you may book your own airfare and pay the land-only price without flight — email [email protected] for information and assistance in meeting the tour in Jaipur.
Complete details, including a sample itinerary, are available on the Colouricious Holidays website! You may contact Colouricious staff with questions about this trip by telephoning 0203 362 4114 or by emailing [email protected].
When you visit Colouricious Tours, please read the Colouricious Terms & Conditions page, which contains important information about your arrangements.
“...organization of every detail was exemplary and I would never hesitate to encourage others to join a Colouricious holiday. Being able to participate in block printing workshops with local people was such a privilege, the kindness of everyone we met was outstanding and the fun and happiness felt by everyone made for a really very special holiday.” — Sandra