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Coffee painting on coasters – Beginners workshop

May 13, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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May 13, 2018
3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Bloom and Grow, Koramangala
84F, 17D Main, Koramangala 6 block, Bangalore 95
Bangalore, India
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Coffee Painting on Coasters – Beginner workshop in Bangalore

The palatable fragrance of coffee brings joy to our mornings. But did you ever wonder that you could even brew your painting! Yea, we are talking about painting with a twist!

Use your everyday beverage in painting this weekend following the same basic principles of paintings. Here, the artist will guide participants to make use of coffee as the primary medium instead of oil, watercolor, acryclic or any other form of paint. We will make coffee solutions – adding coffee to water in variable quantity with give different shades to the brewed coffee color solution!

Coffee paintings involve working with only one color, but its potential for art is limitless. Participants will be able to use coffee as a resourceful medium to be able to create texture, shadows, gradients and depth.

The workshop will be about creating Temple designs coasters by Coffee. Participants will get to make 4 different design coasters with coffee.

About the Artist – Hima Bindu
Growing up years, art & crafts and paintings were a big part of Hima’s school and college curriculums. Hima draws her inspiration from her mother (Paint using Black Ink). Hima paints in 12 different styles. Oil paints had impacted her health, she started to look for alternatives.

Incidentally, she was introduced to paint using Coffee as a medium
(Natural Dye). For the past 8 years, she has been painting using Coffee.Doing her little bit to the mother nature – Hima likes to reuse and recycle.
She uses the left-over Coffee Powder from the used filtered Coffee along with the decoction. Dried instant coffee powder sachets, beans also find their way in her work.
Hima likes to render most of the Indian art forms using Coffee.
Some of the Indian art forms rendered by Hima using Coffee are Madhubani, Tanjore, Kalamkari, Gond,
Worli, Kerala Mural…
Coffee heART Brewing!

Day & Date: Sunday, 13th May

Timings – 2.30pm – 6pm
Fee: Rs 2000 (inclusive of materials and taxes)
Venue: Bloom & Grow, Koramangala
Takeaway: 4 Temple design coasters

About Bloom and Grow:

Bloom & Grow facilitates artist-led art & craft workshops in studios and also, conducts art based corporate workshops across India.