Henna/Mendhi is an ancient Indian art of applying temporary tattoos to hands, feet and other parts of the body. Traditionally used to mark auspicious occasions in the Indian culture, henna has now gained immense popularity amongst the western culture.
Henna is made from leaves of the henna plant and is a natural dye. The process involves using a mixture of dried henna leaves and essential oils to create a paste, which is then applied to the body through a cone to create intricate designs and patterns. The application time varies on complexity of pattern. Where as the color depends on the henna leaves used during the application and choice of body part and finally on the clients’ body temperature.
From most basic to intricate designs henna provides artist the opportunity to display their creativity and style. The course teaches students different methods used during henna application from coning to stencils. Throughout the course students acquire intense product knowledge, cone creation, design creation and learn to develop hand dexterity.
The following topics are covered in this curriculum
- Introduction of Henna
- The Art of Henna/ Mendhi
- Cone Creation
- Design Creation for hands and feet
- Body Tattooing Designs
- Client Consultation
- Pre/Post Procedure
- Problem Solving
- Pricing and Portfolio