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Umaid Heritage Art School

153 Heritage Ratanada Road | Inside the Dhaan Mandi Near Clock Tower, Jodhpur 342001, India
+91 98284 04827
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Fun free painting lessons and wonderful hospitality

If you are visiting Jodhpur, do not miss out on a free miniature painting lesson at Umaid Heritage... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Marlboro, New Jersey
Great gallery and school!

We visited Visay and his art school and impressive gallery more or less spontaneously... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
Berlin, Germany
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Umaid Heritage Art School is an art gallery and school focusing on traditional and modern art works.Umaid Heritage Art School is located in the heart of Jodhpur. Here you will find free art lessons on traditional Rajasthani Fine Miniature art by Vijay Raj,who specializes in Rajasthani Miniature Painting,sketching and portraits lessons by Gaurav Solanki a fine artist of graphite and charcoal.Travelers stop by for some chai tea, free miniature painting lessons, and sketching lessons.Art work on oil and water color,and all other possible mediums are practiced here.Art collaborations with the travelers are always welcomed.Sharing Art Is Always Welcomed With Love And Respect.
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153 Heritage Ratanada Road | Inside the Dhaan Mandi Near Clock Tower, Jodhpur 342001, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are visiting Jodhpur, do not miss out on a free miniature painting lesson at Umaid Heritage Art School! I lived in Jodhpur for four months while interning at a nonprofit and I was a frequent student at Umaid. From my very first art...More

Thank oliviaaa2017
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We visited Visay and his art school and impressive gallery more or less spontaneously. Unfortunately Visay was busy that day so we couldn't take lessons. So when you go, be sure to book one day in advance! However, we were lucky enough, Viday was able...More

Thank LlianeF
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Vijay is a fantastic host and teacher! I really learned something. Vijay also told me about natural colour, he did not push to sell stuff (but I did by brushes and some miniatures). An absolutely refreshing experience! I hope I'll have the opportunity to go...More

Thank Cathadhaka
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Vijay, thank you for your hospitality! We loved our free art lesson. We will be back soon for more fantastic art, and other endeavors with you. You are doing amazing work for those that need it most. Vijay and his shop are the real deal!

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Spent a couple hours sitting under the tutelage of the famous, passionate Vijay. Painting small was a big challenge, but he was there ever with a smile offering encouragement and help. Bought some natural pigments to take home, and some hand made paper. Then to...More

Thank travelcaribbean
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

I came in disbelieving I could achieve anything with my sort of skills, but in three hours time was able to produce something I was actually proud of. Vijay, the owner was extremely nice and helpful, and if you have a few hours and a...More

Thank MudiFluman
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Myself and a friend spent a few hours here painting at the school. It's a great place to come if even if you're only spending a couple of days in jodphur and enjoy art. Today when we visited the classes ran twice: one morning class...More

Thank nicolacwood_
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Fantastic experience ,I loved it so much I stayed two weeks and went to shool every day. Vijay and Shahruk his helper vere so nice ,we chated all the time,ate and drinked Chai together ! I learned a lot as a beginer ,painting techniques ,...More

Thank Dancacestovatelka
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

I have visited here for the purpose of internship as a part of my college curriculum, being a part of this place I have learned and experienced true art. Vijay sir who is the owner of this, is a great person, has ultimate knowledge and...More

Thank suman c
Reviewed 10 June 2017

It has been almost four years since our visit to Umaid, and the memories still resonate in my mind. By chance we wandered by the school, and encountered Vijay, the master. Vijay was kind, patient, and gracious with our introductory lessons in the art of...More

Thank shandyandy
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Response from nicolacwood_ | Reviewed this property |
I visited on September 1st and there was a morning (10am) and an afternoon class (4pm) although very flexible. We spent nearly 3 hours but depending on detail of your work it could easily take less.