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Five Day Art Program – Introduction to Folk and Contemporary Art

May 27, 2019 | 10:30 am - May 31, 2019 | 1:00 pm

Craft Collectives


Bloom & Grow 2nd floor
17 D main, Koramangala 6th block
Bangalore, Karnataka 560034 India
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Bloom and Grow, Koramangala

Bloom & Grow is conducting a 5-day art program that includes an introduction to Indian folk as well as contemporary art forms.
The five-day program is designed for beginners and the following will be included:

1. Day 1 – Gond Art on Pots/Canvas 
Participants will learn Gond art form and its different methods will be explained in detail. Get familiar with Gond as an art form. Learn about its story, grammar, colors,  and special characteristics. The day will be about doing pretty pots with the Gond Art. Participants may also choose to do the art form on canvas.

2. Day 2 – Lippan Art
Mud and Mirror work (also known as Lippan Kaam) is a traditional craft of Kutch, Gujarat. Learn to work with clay and mirrors on canvas and create a beautiful art piece. What more, one can also do walls in Lippan.

3. Day 3 – Bottle Painting with Neon Colors

Learn to paint glass bottles with bright neon colors and use them as beautiful home deco

4. Day 4 – Impasto Painting
Impasto is a technique used in painting, where the paint is laid on an area of the surface in very thick layers so that brush or painting-knife strokes are visible. When dry, impasto provides texture. Layer up a canvas with vibrant tube paints, and use a brush to make your artwork pop.

5. Day 5 – Woodcut 
Woodcut is among the oldest printmaking techniques and continues to be a strong graphic tradition today. This workshop will introduce you to the tools and methods needed to allow you to carve your own block and print from your own relief woodblocks. You will explore carving techniques to obtain a range of texture, depth, and dramatic contrast to create strong visual statements in your artwork.
Participants will do woodcut on 2 coasters.

The art program is open to anyone who loves to learn and create and is over 10 years of age.

Day & Date: Monday, 27th May to Friday, 31st May
Time: 10.30 am -1.00 pm
Fee: Rs 3500 for all 5 days (includes all material)
Rs 1000 per day (in case only attending 1/2/3 days)
Venue: Bloom & Grow, Koramangala

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