An Introduction to Calligraphy

An Introduction to Calligraphy

Calligraphy is a kind of music not for the ears but for the eyes.’ It’s a visual art related to writing. It is the design and execution of lettering with a broad tip instrument, brush, or other writing instruments.

Intelligentsia, offers a brief tryst with Calligraphy on Oct 7th. We strongly believe that any art form, however complicated, can be mastered if practiced under expert guidance along with step-by-step instructions.

Attend a three hour workshop and learn two distinct fonts and a composition. ‘All participants will take home a piece of their composition. Material will be provided at the venue, just bring along your enthusiasm and learning spirit!

The workshop is conducted by Tina Rajpal Solanki, Founder of Intelligentsia, an experienced educator and counselor with over 15 years of experience. She is a Penkraft certified trainer in Calligraphy and Handwriting Improvement, and has been coaching young and adult alike. She finds calligraphy truly liberating and meditative in nature, and suggests it as a therapeutic tool in anger management and in alleviating anxiety. She also conducts parenting workshops and individual counseling sessions for couples and young parents.

Maximum: 7 participants so register ASAP
Fees: 1800 per person (all material included)

Brush Lettering

Brush Lettering

Brush lettering is about creating letters,strokes and projects with brushpens or brushtip tools. Brush lettering is a beautiful craft that is a tribute to hand lettering and calligraphy. It is more like Modern Calligraphy with Brush Script.  While calligraphy is the domain of the purists, brush lettering is more freestyle – it involves the use of brushes and brush pens.

Course will include: Study of basic strokes, upper case, lower case, numbers, word formation and techniques to enhance your final project. The workshop would cover various techniques to use brushes and the fine distinction of pressure variations.

Materials provided : Practice Guide, Brushpens (pack of 12), a folder, A4 size coloured paper

Needless to say, the artist will load you with a plethora of creative ideas

Date:17 Sep 2017
Time: 3pm – 5.30pm
Fees: Rs 1200 (inclusive of all material costs)

Brush lettering and modern calligraphy workshop

Brush lettering and modern calligraphy workshop

Brush lettering & calligraphy workshop

Learning Brush lettering is a lot of fun. This class is for beginning letterers or for lettering artists who want to learn some new tips. The 5-hour exhaustive workshop would be conducted over 2 days.

What to expect from the workshop:
-Learning Brush Lettering techniques. How to correctly use brushes and nibs and learn basic strokes
-Develop skills of using pressure variations to get beautiful contrasts in letters
-Practice of English letters and their variations would also be covered
-How to connect individual letters to create words in a natural-looking way
By the end of the workshop you’ll be well on your way to developing your own personal brush lettering style.

You need NOT carry any materials. We will provide you everything you need for the workshop.

This workshop is suitable for any age group, just that the hand must be stable to write and draw clean strokes.

Date: July 12 – July 13
Timings: 6.30pm – 9.00 pm
Trainer:  Shreyas from LetScribr
Fee: Rs. 2,000/- (includes all material costs)

Register with bloomandgrow.in

Brush Lettering and Introduction to Modern Calligraphy

Brush Lettering and Introduction to Modern Calligraphy

Title:
Introduction to Brush lettering and modern calligraphy.

Content:
Using brushes and nibs with a nib holder.
Basic strokes with the brush and nib.
The techniques of using pressure variation to get beautiful contrasts in letters.
Practice of English letters and their variations.

Creating a beautiful phrase to take home!

You need NOT carry any materials. We will provide you everything you need for the workshop.

This workshop is suitable for any age group, just that the hand must be stable to write and draw clean strokes. So very young children may not be able to make full use of it

Date: Mar 18th, 2017
Timing: 2pm to 6pm
Trainer – Shreyas from LetScribr
Fee: Rs. 1,400/- per head

Register with bloomandgrow.in

Introduction to Lettering for beginners

Introduction to Lettering for beginners

The “Introduction to Lettering” class will take you into the amazing world of lettering and show you how easy it is to get started.
Learn about the tools required and how to apply them.

You will be introduced to a variety of tools and techniques, and you can decide which ones you want to pick up and progress on.
There are infinite possibilities in the world of lettering and you can create your own signature style.

Topics to be covered in the demo class:

Introduction to the amazing world of lettering.

Basics of Typography and Calligraphy.

What is lettering, and how it relates to Typography and Calligraphy.

Types of lettering: Brush based, Nib based and simple pencil drawing.

Introduction to the tools used – types of brushes and nibs (flat and round)

Basic principles of usage of the tools of lettering.

How to dismantle the letters and creating them with strokes of the brush.

Introduction to digitisation of lettering work. Converting a piece into a digital art form.

Applications of lettering, and how to create digital art that you can use.

Age – 12 years plus
Fee-Rs 350/- only (Yup, you heard that rt:)
You know you need to hurry up now.
Register on bloomandgrow.in

This is not a full fledged workshop, it’ll give you a tour of the world of lettering. You can take part in this and figure out which of the bigger workshops you want to attend.

Artist – Shreyas from LetScribr

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June 2016

Screen Printing workshop by Lets Ink

 

Screen printing

 

SCREEN PRINTING WORKSHOP by LET’S INK

FABRIC & PAPER PRINTING
Learn the complete process of screen printing & print your own t-shirts, saris, bed linens, gift wraps, coasters,gift bags, envelopes, visiting cards & much more.
A 2 day course, on the 12th & 13th of May, 2016, at Bloom & Grow, Koramangala from 10 am to 4 pm.

The course includes:
Meshing the screen
Making the stencil
Photo emulsion process
DIY exposing box
Multi-screen printing
Multi- colour printing
Seamless printing
Printing on fabric
Printing on paper
& much more.

Timing: Jun 2 at 10 AM to Jun 3 at 4 PM
Fee for the course is ₹5,500 which is inclusive of all material & a kit worth ₹2,000 & a life long access to 500+ designs for you to get started.
To Register: 
https://www.eventshigh.com/detail/Bangalore/da440a1509770f47702a79d3607115e7
Seats get full really fast, kindly book your seats prior to avoid last minute rush!

 

Block printing and Dyeing with Natural dyes 

 

Block Printing & Dyeing

Nature is full of colours, colours so beautiful and captivating that men from early times have tried to capture its ephemeral beauty to decorate themselves and their homes as colour seem to speak the very language of the soul.

Art of traditional block printing on to cotton cloth is thought to have existed in India for over 4500 years. Evidence of the Indian craftsman’s unsurpassed skill with printed and dyed cotton cloth appears through out the history. They used complex techniques to achieve desired patterns, and they changed from place to place depending on the weather conditions and materials available. Each pattern, motif meant something and spoke of their identity.

The five hour workshop will introduce you to the basics of hand block printing and dyeing using natural materials available around you.It will cover the following :
– Understanding natural dyes and its properties
– Understanding block printing practices in India
– Identifying locally available materials
– Preparing the fabric for dyeing and mordanting
– Practice dyeing using two local materials
– How to extract colours and how to use them as dye and colour paste
– Techniques of block printing, practice printing and printing on scarf to take home
– Post treatment of fabric

You will take home printed scarf and dyed fabric samples along with a ready to start beginner kit.

Timings: Saturday, June 4 at 1:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Fee – Rs 1,800/- including all materials.
To Register: https://www.eventshigh.com/detail/Bangalore/41f9ff7d7665bcc7eb1e4fe626868b69%20-
Artist: Prajna Rajanna of MOTIFS OF THE EARTH

 

Graphite Realism for beginners

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Course Curriculum – NOVICE COURSE

Introduction to basic understanding of fundamentals of drawing
Introduction to basic drawing materials viz.,different kinds of pencils, papers, erasers, smudging tools & their usage
Introduction to Realism – Properties of realism & it’s concept ; how to incorporate it in our works
Importance of role of symmetry in the drawing/sketching/painting
How to achieve symmetry in our drawings without much effort
How to draw different shapes with lot of ease
Techniques to draw more easily & realistically
How to draw more effectively
How to perceive different textures & tones in nature & reciprocate with various grades of pencils
How to protect your finished works

Process of learning:

Drawing free hand with strokes like parallel lines, parallel curves, circles, curves etc.,
Drawing various shapes & objects by slicing them into 4 equal parts, initially to attain symmetry
Putting some basic shading & learning blending like spheres, prisms, cubes, cuboids etc.,
Drawing the objects with free hand to attain the actual size
Drawing the objects from photos/print outs (not from other drawings, but from mother nature)
Shading & blending the objects with proper light & dark tones which helps you understand the properties of light on various textures, objects etc.
Drawing the objects by measuring the sizes using pencil.
Now shading &; blending the objects with proper tones
Drawing from real life i.e., real objects are placed in front, where measurement of object is taken AND drawn using pencil
Observation of light effects, shading & blending accordingly & instilling some life into the work.

Who should attend –
– Anyone who’d like to learn the basics of Drawing
– Anyone who has basic experience in drawing and wants to explore the medium of Charcoal
What should you get-

Nothing. However if you would like to bring reference material to draw, you can bring a picture of 1000*900 pixel resolution of still life – Fruits, Mugs, Tumblers, masks, wine glasses etc

Fee – Rs 1,500/- per head. Registrations to be done online

Timings: Sunday, June 5 at 11 AM – 1 PM

To Register: https://www.eventshigh.com/detail/Bangalore/1cfb707137cb63eac73c6f86ec2fe3be

Graphite Realism – Advanced Course

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Course Curriculum – ADVANCED COURSE

Portraiture
How to draw impressive & realistic portraits?
Skin textures & tones
Eyes & their properties
Nose & its properties
Various shapes of lips & properties
Drawing different types of hair
Proportions of face & capturing the features
Grid methodology
Gestures of limbs
Drawing various cloth textures
Preserving &; saving the finished piece of work
Still Life
How to create beautiful Still Life works?
How to understand the perspective of the reference
Piece by piece approach
Understanding different light radiating materials
Knowledge on ‘Values’
Usage of grades of pencils for different ‘Values’
Depth of the still life objects
Free hand measurement of perspectives
And much more……….

Registrations can be done online:https://www.eventshigh.com/detail/Bangalore/bccee12c3530f3904a28544ae2c46d79
Timing: Sunday, 5 June 2016 , 2:00pm
Fee – Rs 3,500/-Rs

Fondant Cupcake Decor

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Patisserie passion is conducting a workshop on Fondant Cupcake Decoration.

Take home 8 self decorated cupcakes along with a recipe booklet (cupcake, fondant and butter cream recipe) An interactive session where you will bake and decorate your own cupcakes with Fondant and learn the process of Fondant making.

Eggless cupcake option is available for those who’d like to use it.

Techniques taught :
1) Demo on baking cupcakes and fondat making
2) How to color fondant
3) Covering cupcakes with fondant
4) Using Embossing Folder
5) Using Stencils
6) Color with Lustre dusts
7) Using Moulds
8) Making rose without cutter
9) Making Carnation(made with ready made gumpaste)
10) Making ribbon roses

For registration: https://www.eventshigh.com/detail/Bangalore/083f2629ce1fddfac864427a6112ae28-fondant-workshop

or please send a mail to bngblr@gmail.com
 Timings: Saturday, 11 June 2016 , 11:00am – 5:00pm

On a high with Dye (Shibori with organic dyes)

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Kavya will introduce you to organic and natural dyes and teach you al the basics you need to know about Shibori.

Shibori is a Japanese term for methods of dyeing cloth by binding, stitching, folding, twisting, and compressing.

Learn all the techniques of Shibori – Kumo, Nui, Arashi, Itijame and take home samples of each.

Fee – Rs 3,000 per person.
Registrations: https://www.eventshigh.com/detail/Bangalore/3cc33eb54d1a23ccaeb2b558610143dd

Timings: Sunday, 12 June 2016 , 11:00am

 

3D Mural Art with Muralguru Bharat Rawal

 

mural making, glass making, 3D glass mosaic

3D Mural making

Sospeso workshop

sospeso classes, paper veil technique in sospeso

Sospeso workshop 

Sospeso workshop by Payal Kedia from Soul Craft

The workshop includes –
– Paper veil technique
– 6 tea coasters
– 1 photo frame
– Sospeso sheets
– Embossing tools(two wooden tools)
– Embossing pad
– Basic essentials like paint,scissors etc

You need to bring is waste cloth and waste cup to hold water.

Date – June 18th, 2016

Fee Rs 3,500/- per head. Take away kit included.

Registration online.

Terracotta Jewelry making by Lámour

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Creating a piece of adornment is satisfying to the very soul of a woman who’d like to adorn a being with yet another layer of beauty. This craft form unleashes your creativity as there are no limitations to the work you create with the medium of clay.

As Oscar Wilde said ”You can either be a work of art or wear a work of art”. This is for those who believe they can create jewellery that will touch the core or the very essence of being a woman.

The 2 day exhaustive workshop by Lámour will include –

Filteraion of clay
Designs
* 10 types of beads
* 8 types of pendants
* 8 types of earings including jhumkas
Home baking – Black and orange
Painting
Finishing

Fees – Rs 3,500/- (inclusive of materials)
Register online: https://www.eventshigh.com/detail/Bangalore/5ff44c32b233e637f5080ded61c08722

Timings: Friday, 10 June 2016 , 10:30am – 4:00pm

360 wellness festival workshops at UB City

 

360 wellnes concept, workshops at ub city

360 wellness festival workshops

B&G is at the 360 wellness festival and has developed customised experiential activities for you to have a hands-on experience of the activity within a span of an hour.

The activities are as follows –

1. An introduction to Zentangling by certified Zentangle instructor – Mr Dilip Patel – 11am to 12pm

2. Make a mini dreamcatcher with Hemangini – 3pmto4pm

3. Natural dyeing with Apparel designer Kavya Aradhya –
4pm – 5pm (Understanding of different natural dyes and dyeing a swatch with a colour of your choice. Total activity time -15-20minutes )

4. Yoga for kids with Nivi (FREE)

The first 3 activities will need prior registrations. Register on https://www.eventshigh.com/detail/Bangalore/97720cd166d35726f9cba4f1d6b2d31a

*Entrance fee not included in the workshop fee

 

Chalkboard Typography workshop

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Ah! If you don’t feel like a school kid already with your best handwriting on that chalkboard, we’ll get that feeling refreshed for you.

Learn to use chalkboard paint and make your own board.
Learn chalkboard typography (not just admire them @ your fav. restaurant)
Nandita Dhindsa is a professional illustrator and does Calligraphy, typography, portraits and Wall Art. She is passionate in making Art simpler for everyone and loves to meet and interact with learners. She is a talented artist and has displayed her wall art at prominent places in the city and abroad.Fee – Rs 1,000/- only. Timings- 2.30pm – 6.30pm
Timings: Saturday, 19 March 2016 , 3:30pm


To register, please pay through events high: https://www.eventshigh.com/detail/Bangalore/4e809648c45d807c8d3277f521d93648-chalkboard-typography-workshop
Come in and relax. You’d be thrilled with all the creative vibes it leaves you with.

 

May 2016

Workshop on Success factors for Teens and Pre-teens by Work Life Skill

 

Worklifeskill.com is conducting a two day workshop on “Success Factors for growing Teens and Preteens” in association with Bloom & Grow.

A workshop designed specifically for children in the age group of 10 years to 16 years on 2nd May 2016 and 3rd May 2016.
Time: 10am to 1.30pm Venue: Bloom & Grow, Koramangala

An interactive, fun and resourceful workshop for your child. We believe your child’s tender years is just the right age to introduce the much needed skills for life. These are proven techniques conducted by a professional trainer and all activities will be supported by Quizes, Team games, Group discussions and Role plays.

Visit our website and Blog: worklifeskill.com:

Home, Bloom & Grow, Nurturing skills for Life

Wave 1

Time Management

Grooming & Body language

Smart Food Choices

Fundamentals of Emotional Intelligence

Wave 2

Effective Goal Setting

Be a part of the Solution – Not a part of the problem

Formal Dining

Sharing Responsibility

Register here www.eventshigh.com
Ph: +91 7259280949
Ph: +91 9731537418
May 2 at 10:30 AM to May 3 at 1:30 PM
Fee -1,300/-

Career Leap – Summer Workshop

 

For parents of high-schoolers, this workshop on career assessment will help your child determine their interests based on scientific tools and assessment.

Announcing Career Leap Summer Workshop!

Free Demo on the Summer camp workshop on April 2nd, 2016 and April 9th, 2016 from 5pm to 6pm.

About the workshop –

2 days of multiple intelligence based activities that map competencies, give a powerful insight into –

Individual strengths and a list of careers that match skills.

Inviting grade 8-9-10 students to experience a revolutionary experiential career guidance product to help them make informed career choices.

Duration: 2 days

Date: May 4-5th, 2016

Time: 10 am to 4 pm

Parents Invited to Report Analysis on 5th May at 5 pm.

Register here www.eventshigh.com

 

Terracotta Jewelry making by Lámour

 

Creating a piece of adornment is satisfying to the very soul of a woman who’d like to adorn a being with yet another layer of beauty. This craft form unleashes your creativity as there are no limitations to the work you create with the medium of clay.

As Oscar Wilde said ”You can either be a work of art or wear a work of art”. This is for those who believe they can create jewellery that will touch the core or the very essence of being a woman.

The 2 day exhaustive workshop by Lámour will include –

Filtration of clay
Designs
* 10 types of beads
* 8 types of pendants
* 8 types of earrings including jhumkas
Home baking – Black and orange
Painting
Finishing

Fees – Rs 3,500/- (inclusive of materials and basic take home kit)
May 7th – 10.30am to 2.30pm
May 8th – 10.30am to 4.30pm
Register here www.eventshigh.com

 

Brush Lettering workshop

 

Content:
Start with the basics of typography
Introduction to calligraphy and lettering
Different kinds of lettering
Rules of brush lettering
Using the various strokes of the round brush to write/draw letters
Practice.
Create a simple piece of lettering to take back home.

Fee – Rs 1,000/- per head. Price inclusive of materials.

Register here www.eventshigh.com

Screen Printing workshop by Let’s Ink

 

SCREEN PRINTING WORKSHOP by LET’S INK

FABRIC & PAPER PRINTING
Learn the complete process of screen printing & print your own t-shirts, saris, bed linens, gift wraps, coasters,gift bags, envelopes, visiting cards & much more.
A 2 day course, on the 12th & 13th of May, 2016, at Bloom & Grow, Koramangala from 10 am to 4 pm.

The course includes:
Meshing the screen
Making the stencil
Photo emulsion process
DIY exposing box
Multi-screen printing
Multi- colour printing
Seamless printing
Printing on fabric
Printing on paper & much more.
Fee for the course is ₹5,500 which is inclusive of all material & a kit worth ₹2,000 & a lifelong access to 500+ designs for you to get started.
Register here www.eventshigh.com

Saree Tassels and Kuchchu workshop

Saree Kuchchu and Tassels workshop by Sri Poornima

Details are as given below.

Duration: Two days – May 14th and 15th, 2016
Timings – 11am to 5pm
Contents: Will teach 12 designs
Course fees: 3,000/-
Raw materials: Will be provided.
Register https://www.eventshigh.com/detail/Bangalore/da3f3dd66f4d98f4bb5cea8a78c0e901

*Participants need to know basics of Crochet

Brush Lettering Practice session

 

Content:
Practice of lettering and strokes
Writing words by joining letters
Basic editing of your lettering work on your phone
Timings: Sunday, 15 at 3 PM – 5 PM
Fee – Rs 500/- per head. Price inclusive of materials.
Register here: https://www.eventshigh.com/detail/Bangalore/68ecfb3c7ca14320f31184e1a24fbc3f

Sospeso Workshop by Soul Craft

 

A 2 day Sospeso workshop by Payal Kedia from Soul Craft

The workshop includes –
– Paper veil technique
– 6 tea coasters
– 1 photo frame
– Sospeso sheets
– Embossing tools(two wooden tools)
– Embossing pad
– Basic essentials like paint,scissors etc

You need to bring is waste cloth and waste cup to hold water.

Fee Rs 3,500/- per head. Take away kit included.

Timings – May 19 at 2 PM to May 20 at 6 PM on both days.

Register here: https://www.eventshigh.com/detail/Bangalore/89391c80b28a305f48c2b858dabd5636

 

Mosaic Art Workshop with artist Trishna Patnaik

Mosaic is the art of creating images with an assemblage of small pieces of coloured glass, stone, or other materials. It is a technique of decorative art or interior.Most mosaics are made of small, flat, roughly square, pieces of stone or glass of different colours, known as tesserae; but some, especially floor mosaics, may also be made of small rounded pieces of stone, and called “pebble mosaics”.

The stunning fact in the Mosaic Art Workshop is getting the same mosaic effect with a paint brush! Yes, a paint brush is used as a tool to create a mosaic artwork in 2D. Of course, it is possible under the guidance of the facilitator! Any image can be given a magical twist with the mosaic effect.

Date: 21st May, 2016 (Saturday)
Timings: 10 am to 1 pm
Age Group: All Age Groups are welcome
Fees: Rs 1,200 per participant (inclusive of all art material)
Take Away: Two complete paintings (A4 size each)
Register here: https://www.eventshigh.com/detail/Bangalore/29645e65768346bb43ed3a4ecd1b5809

 

Batik workshop with natural dyes

Learn to do Batik with Natural dyes. The workshop is conducted by Kavya Aradhya from mahila a designer at Mahila.

Batik is an art which originated in Indonesia and the Javanese still produces exquisite wall hangings and other decorative materials. The word batik actually means ‘wax writing’. It is a way of decorating cloth by covering a part of fabric with a coat of wax and then dyeing the cloth. The waxed areas keep the original color of fabric and when the wax is removed the contrast can be seen as design.

Fee – 3,000/-per head

Timings: Saturday, May 21 at 2 PM – 5 PM
Register here: https://www.eventshigh.com/detail/Bangalore/7e4807ee70d10ab2a7b223ec2a8da688

African Art Workshop with artist Trishna Patnaik

African Art has played a significant role in shaping the culture and history of the world. The belief that Africa is the cradle of the history of mankind is virtually Rock Art is centuries old, while shell beads fashioned for a necklace have been recovered in a cave of the southern peninsula of South Africa that are 75,000 years.
The human figure has always been the primary subject matter for most African art; we will be focussing on tall stick ‘dancing’ figures for our painting in the African Art.The figures are dynamic and elongate, and the colours are mostly red, white, grey, and black. Many warm tones ranging from red to yellow are also used. Most of the ‘dancing’ figures are decorated with unusual patterns and festive clothing.

Participants will work with acrylic colours and cartridge sheets in the African Art workshop.

Date: 22nd May, 2016 (Sunday)
Timings: 11:30 am to 3 pm (half an hour break for lunch)
Age Group: All age groups are welcome
Fees: Rs 1,200 per participant (inclusive of all art material)
Take Away: One Book mark (A5 size) and one complete painting (A3 size)

Register here: https://www.eventshigh.com/detail/Bangalore/be6e1fe64019c7ef4e280f2606053f70