Henna artists in India have been producing their intricate designs for many centuries. Traditionally they are used to decorate hands and body for special occasions.

Image from beginningwithi.com, who also posted this video of a henna artist in action.

Now some henna artists in Hyderabad, in Southern India are turning their skills to graphic design.

The ‘Technology for the people’ programme trains talented henna artists in computer animation to prepare them for a new career and enable them to take part in India’s technology boom. Watch more online with Click from the BBC.


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