Natural dyeing and Block printing – Beginners’ workshop in Bangalore

Natural dyeing and Block printing – Beginners’ workshop in Bangalore

Natural dyeing and block printing – Beginners’ workshop in Bangalore
 
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 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 be introduced to the locally available ingredients that can be used for dyeing at the workshop. We will be making samples using two ingredients Manjistha and Katachu. Also you will get to carry Annatto seeds and Palash flowers to try at home.
 
Artist: Prajna Rajanna of MOTIFS OF THE EARTH
http://www.instagram.com/motifsoftheearth
 
Take Away: You will take home printed scarf and dyed fabric samples along with a ready to start beginner kit.
 
All materials will be provided at the Venue.
 
Date: 15th December 2019
Day: Sunday
Timing: 2.30 pm to 6.00 pm
Fee: Rs 3500
Booking Fee: Rs 500 (Balance of Rs 3000 can be paid at venue)
Venue: Bloom and 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.
Imprinting and pattern making workshop in Bangalore

Imprinting and pattern making workshop in Bangalore

Imprinting and pattern making workshop in Bangalore

What’s a better way to be able to imprint your own designs on Tee shirts, Tote Bags, Bed linens, Sarees, Scarfs, Gift wraps, envelops etc.?

ABOUT THE WORKSHOP :
The process of Imprinting is extremely fun and creative and is suitable for anyone who is ready to dip in a fun and engaging process of Stamp making. Once you learn the basics of Print Making you’ll be able to design literally anything on any surface!
Whether you are looking to sell your own prints online or want to learn a new hobby or looking for anything that will have you hooked! Join us!
This workshops takes you an interesting journey of design development, colour theory and techniques of imprinting in various mediums.

WORKSHOP CONTENT :
The workshop starts with
1. Introduction to Design and Pattern development – Various styles in Stamp making
2. Live demonstration of various techniques in Stamp making using various materials.
3. Be the creator! Design the stamps – Choosing the right amount of detailing and styling.
4. Tool selection and stamping process assisted by us
5. Selection of the required Colors and colour scheme for your design.
6. Imprinting on papers and Fabrics provided

The attendees have the right to choose between Imprinting on any one Paper (Packaging paper or Envelopes) and Fabric (Tote Bags or Scarfs) . You can bring your own Fabrics ( T-shirts, Napkins, Pillow covers etc.)
You really don’t need to be a pro at designing. The workshop is suitable for all ages as long as you are ready to get your creative juices out! All Materials will be provided. In the end you will have a designed Tote bag or a Scarf alongside Printed Papers as takeaways alongside some crazy memories!

Date : 14th December, 2019
Day : Saturday
Time : 2.30 pm to 6.30 pm
Fee : Rs 2000 per person (Including all Materials)
Booking Fee : Rs 500 per person (Balance amount of Rs 1500 to be paid at the Venue)
Venue : Bloom and Grow, Koramangala

For any queries feel free to contact Ria : +919021345600 / Ajinkya : +919922258173

Note: Participants need to register by paying the booking amount and balance at the venue. Alternatively, you can pay full fees online. Please note DO NOT pay both booking fees and full fees.

About Bloom and Grow:
 
Bloom & Grow facilitates artist-led art & craft workshops in studios and also, conducts art based corporate workshops across India.
Screen Printing workshop – Two- Day Beginner Module

Screen Printing workshop – Two- Day Beginner Module

Screen Printing workshop in Bangalore
 
Bloom & Grow presents an exhaustive course on screen printing in collaboration with Lets Ink. Master the art of Screen printing as you Learn the complete process of screen printing. You would be able to print your own t-shirts, saris, bed linens, gift wraps, coasters, gift bags, envelopes, visiting cards & much more by the end of the workshop.
 
Course content:
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
 
Bring along T-shirts or stoles to try your print on.
 
Date: 28th and 29th November, 2019
Day: Thursday and Friday
Time: 11 am to 4 pm
Fee: Rs 6500 (Inclusive of all material & a kit worth Rs 2000 and lifelong access to 500+ designs for you to get started)
Venue: Bloom and Grow, Koramangala.
Register with 9845520213
 
ABOUT BLOOM AND GROW:
 
Bloom & Grow facilitates artist-led art & craft workshops in studios and also, conducts art based corporate workshops across India.
Hindustani Classical Vocal workshop

Hindustani Classical Vocal workshop

Hindustani Classical Vocal workshop in Bangalore
A practical sneak-peak into the elements of formal Hindustani Classical training for beginner-level singers.
 
For Whom:
 
Is Hindustani classical vocal training right for me? What does it involve?
What IS a raaga? How does one identify the raaga of a song/piece?
Would an understanding of the structure and technicalities of a Hindustani classical vocal performance help me appreciate it more?
What are gharanas?
If you have found yourself asking any of these questions, then this workshop has answers for you.
 
What: We will cover the above questions and more. We will start with the basic logic of the raga system, and go on to the various technicalities of Hindustani classical vocal performances. The workshop will be a balance of basic theory, demonstrations by the facilitator, and practice by the participants.
 
By Whom: Ranitendranath Tagore, aka Ranit, is a vocal artist proficient in various genres ranging from Hindustani Classical to popular cinematic music. His interest goes beyond the boundaries of language – he has performed in Bengali, Hindi, English, Marathi, and Tamil. In his earlier years, he has trained intensively under the tutelage of Sri Rama pada Nandi who was a disciple of many illustrious teachers including Sri Krishna Chandra Dey, who was himself mentor to artists like S D Burman and Manna Dey.
 
Ranit has performed solo on television and continues to perform formally and informally at invited events. He conducts music classes and workshops for singing enthusiasts looking to improve, explore different genres or just have a good time singing.
 
When: The class will be held every Saturday (2 pm to 3 pm)
Interested? Do you want to know more? Please call 6361348397 and speak to Ranit
 
Days: All Saturdays 
Time: 2 pm to 3 pm
Fee: Rs 400 per class per person
Venue: Bloom and 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.

Oil Painting Classes – Weekend Classes for Beginners

Oil Painting Classes – Weekend Classes for Beginners

Oil Painting Classes – Weekend Classes for Beginners.
 
HAPPY LITTLE TREES LANDSCAPES WITH OIL
 
The Oil painting on Landscape Course shows you how to tackle the most common elements that make up a classic landscape painting – skies, trees, water, mountains and textures like rock, wood, and stone. Once you’ve completed this class, you’ll have the skills and confidence to tackle any of the oil landscape.
 
What will you learn?
 
You will learn to paint One Big Painting in a span of 8 Sessions
In this course, the learners will explore the techniques of using oil paints to compose and create a complex landscape.
Principles of color, composition and perspective.
A step by step approach is used to help the learners execute their paintings.
The Class will also provide the learners different levels for understanding the techniques of creating special color effects using oil paints.
By the completion of the course, the learners will be confident enough create an artwork which is worth framing.
The learner would have thoroughly learned the steps to handle oil paints.
 
This is a very systematic course aimed at beginners and intermediates who love to use colors.
 
Duration:  8 sessions of 4 hours each.
 
Materials:
Surface: a Primed canvas of size 20 x 24 for Picture 1
18 x 24 for Picture 2
Paints: one box of artistic oil colors + One tube of Van dike color
Brushes: Hogs hair or bristle brushes for blocking in and making textured marks – flats size 8 and 6, 4 and 2
Sable hair brushes for more subtle work and fine details – flats size 8,4 and 2 rounds sizes- 3 and 1
Solvents & Mixers: Distilled turpentine and refined linseed oil Palette: Tile or wooden palette.
 
Artist – Eyamuna
 
Days –  Sundays
Dates – Starts from November 17th (8 classes)
(Make-up classes will be given for those who miss the class).
Time – 2pm – 6pm 
Fee – Rs 5500 per person (without materials) Rs 7000 per person (with materials)
Booking Fee: Rs 100 per person (Balance amount to be paid at venue). 
Venue – Bloom and 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.
Brush Lettering Art – 2 Days Beginners Workshop in Bangalore

Brush Lettering Art – 2 Days Beginners Workshop in Bangalore

Brush Lettering Art – Beginners Workshop in Bangalore

Brush lettering, or Brush calligraphy is one of the most versatile styles of lettering that exist. The key to the popularity of this style has been the free form and the creative freedom of this particular lettering technique.

This 2 day workshop will focus on the basics of lettering using brushes and brush pens. The participants will learn how to create a fully lettered poster from scratch, and the techniques behind the art of the same. This will surely be an exciting journey as we all brush our way through the world of modern lettering and typography.

In these two days, you will be learning –

  1. Introduction to lettering
  2. Overview about Brush lettering
  3.  Is lettering and calligraphy the same?
  4.  About the tools
  5.  About the basic strokes
  6.  Lettering Uppercase and lowercase alphabets
  7.  Different Blending techniques with Brush pens
  8.  Some art techniques to combine with lettering
  9.  Composition of a lettering piece
  10. Final Project

 Materials Provided-

All the materials needed to make a successful lettering piece will be provided at the venue. Some of the key elements of the kit include:

  1. Set of Brush Pens
  2. Watercolor cakes
  3. Watercolor Brush
  4. Printed booklet of practice sheets. (With guidelines)
  5. Pencil, ruler, eraser.
  6. A4 size watercolor paper for final project.

Artist – Amritanshu Das is a self taught artist and has been practicing calligraphy for over 9 years. After a successful first workshop last summer, he is back with his second workshop on Brush lettering. Do not miss the chance to learn from a passionate teacher.

Age – 10yrs & above.

Limited seats available

Date – 16th & 17th November 2019
Day – Saturday and Sunday
Time – 3 pm-6 pm
Fee – Rs 1800 per person (Includes all materials)
Booking fee – Rs 500 per person (Balance amount of Rs 1300 to be paid at the venue)
Venue – Bloom and 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.

Dot Mandala- Beginners workshop in Bangalore

Dot Mandala- Beginners workshop in Bangalore

Dot Mandala – Beginner workshop in Bangalore
 
Not sure what to do with the leftover bottles and plates after the workshop ?? Join us and learn the beautiful art of dotting mandalas and give your bottles and the plates a new look again.
 
In this workshop, we will be doing dot mandalas on bottles or MDF plate of 9-inch diameter circle. You will be learning how to work on a curved or flat base and also methods of layering and sealing the dots.
 
Benefits are as follows:
Relaxes
Controls emotions
Helps in hand-eye co-ordination
Reduces stress and lowers anxiety
Uplifts your soul
Connects to the inner you and helps understand the physical and mental needs
Stimulates the creative thought flow
Assists in decision making and helps problem-solving
 
Participants can either choose to work on a bottle or a 9 inches plate.
All materials will be provided.
 
Artist : Nithya (Dhruti Art Studio)
 
Take away: You will take home the finished mandala on Bottle or a plate of 9 inch diameter circle.
 
*** No Artistic skills required ***
Note :
Kindly do not be in a hurry as the more time you spend in understanding the art will help in all the above-said benefits.
Please be open to ask questions, so you go home with fulfilled knowledge
 
Date: 16th November 2019
Day: Saturday
Time: 10 am to 1 pm
Fee: Rs 1500
Booking fee: Rs 500 (balance of Rs 1000 to be paid at venue)
Venue: Bloom and 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.
Mosaic Mirror – Beginners Workshop in Bangalore

Mosaic Mirror – Beginners Workshop in Bangalore

Mosaic Mirror – Beginners Workshop in Bangalore
Mosaic is a decorative art of creating patterns on a surface by setting small coloured piece of glass, title or marble.
 
In this workshop participants will be directed step by step from preparing a wooden cardboard till they finish painting the joint sealant and will also be guided to create design, cutting glass, assembling and grouting.
 
Join this workshop learn all the topics and techniques required to create a mosaic mirror, a functional home decor to adorn your homes.
 
Artist – Nagashree
 
Take Away – A beautiful 10/14 inch mirror handcrafted by you.
 
All the materials will be provided
 
Date – 22nd September
Day – Sunday 
Timing – 2.30 pm –  6.30 pm
Fee – Rs 2200 per person (Inclusive of all material)
Booking fee – of Rs 500 (Balance of Rs 1700 to be paid at the venue)
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.
Decoupage Bottle Art workshop – for Beginner in Bangalore

Decoupage Bottle Art workshop – for Beginner in Bangalore

Decoupage Bottle Art – Beginner workshop in Bangalore
 
Adoring bottle art for some time now? Thought you can’t paint like this. What if we tell you it is not painted and you don’t need any prior experience in art/craft to create one such “artifact” on your own.
 
Decoupage is the art of decorating an object by gluing tissues onto it in combination with special paint effects and other decorative elements. You would learn fundamentals of decoupage and the easy crackle effect. Decoupage with napkins and printed paper would not just be easy and simple but fun as well.
 
A simple and effective means to recycle empty bottles is to decoupage them. In this session, you will learn all the tricks to transform glass bottles into easy and inexpensive home decor. These can be used as vases or simply as home decor accents.
 
Take away – an eclectic home decor display to add vibrancy to your room or your living. An ideal gift that you can make, gift and surprise ever.
 
Date – 21st September
Day – Saturday
Time – 10.30 AM to 1.30 PM
Fee – Rs 1500 per participant (includes all material costs)
Booking fee – Rs. 500 per person(Balance of amount of Rs 1000 need to be paid at the Venue)
Venue – Bloom and 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.
Macramé Beginner workshop – Make a Pot holder

Macramé Beginner workshop – Make a Pot holder

Macramé Beginner workshop – Make a Pot holder
Bloom and Grow is hosting a macrame pot holder workshop on Saturday, August 10th. Macrame pot holders are 
perfect and beautiful way to have plants adorn our space. Macramé is a form of textile produced using knotting (rather than weaving or knitting) techniques.
Macramé can be done with cotton twine, linen, hemp, jute, leather, yarn, wool or even ripped t-shirts, essentially any kind of cord!
What we will do:
Starting with basics, you will craft an original piece using brown jute ropes or white thread.
 
Artist/ Instructor: Priya Shankar
 
Date: 10th August, 2019
Day: Saturday
Time: 10:30am to 1:30pm
Fee: Rs 1200 (Includes all material)
Booking fee: Rs 500 (Balance amount of Rs 700 to be paid at venue)
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.

 

Paint it like FRIDA : Self Portrait Workshop for Beginners in Bangalore

Paint it like FRIDA : Self Portrait Workshop for Beginners in Bangalore

Paint it like FRIDA : Self Portrait Workshop.                                       

“I Paint Self-Portraits Because I Am So Often Alone, Because I Am The Person I Know Best.” Frida Kahlo!                                                     

Frida Kahlo De Rivera Was A Mexican Painter, Who Mostly Painted Self-Portraits. Inspired By Mexican Pop Culture, Participants Attending This Workshop May Decide To Paint A Self Portrait Or The Legend Herself As We Let Your Creative Interpretation Take Over.

Paint it Like FRIDA, is a workshop to pay homage to the greatest female artist of twentieth century, explore her fascinating life and take some inspiration from her works. You will be guided by Ruchi Bagrecha to create a Frida inspired self-portrait painting that tells a story of who you are.

Participants will be asked to think about symbolism that might reflect particular personal experiences or traits, loved ones, fears and dreams. 

Participants will make a Self portrait painting on canvas using Acrylic paints, Brushes and knives.

You can choose from Frida Kahlo’s reference paintings to make a masterpiece of your own.

Artist: Ruchi Bagrecha 

https://www.instagram.com/handmade_therapy

Take Away: A 12”x16” Self portrait Acrylic Painting made by you in the workshop.

Materials will be provided at the venue

Age: 8 and above

No prior art experience is needed

Date: 28th July 2019

Day: Sunday 

Time: 10:30 am to 1:30 pm

Fee: Rs.1800(including materials for the painting)

Booking Fee: Rs.500 (balance of Rs.1300 to be paid at venue)

Venue: Bloom and 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.

Decoupage on Box with Ironing Technique- Beginners’ workshop in Chennai, Velachery

Decoupage on Box with Ironing Technique- Beginners’ workshop in Chennai, Velachery

Ironing and Decoupage on Box – Beginner workshop in Chennai, Velachery

Learn unique, amazing and easy and wrinkle-free decoupage techniques in this fun hands-on workshop. This is ideal for both kids and adults and no prior knowledge is required. You will be working on a 5*5 inches MDF box

Techniques you will learn

  • Preparing a MDF base
  • Tissue handling and usage (You will be given different tissue designs to choose your design from)
  • Two different techniques of decoupage with tissue, which can be applied to various types of base
  • Blending the tissue
  • Stenciling to add that extra edge
  • Sanding for a smooth finish
  • Sealing the product
  • Tips and tricks involved to use different mediums and varnish to protect your product

All materials will be provided

Take Away: You will be taking the product made by you

Date: 21 July 2019

Day: Sunday

Time: 11 am – 1 pm

Fee: Rs 1500

Booking Fee: Rs 500 (Balance amount of Rs 1000 to be paid at venue)

Venue: Pepperfry Studio, Phoenix Market City, Velachery
About Bloom and Grow:

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

Original Stained Glass workshop by Glasshopper in Nungambakkam, Chennai

Original Stained Glass workshop by Glasshopper in Nungambakkam, Chennai

Original Stained Glass workshop by Glasshopper

Just a note at the beginning, this is NOT a workshop on glass painting. This is the original stained glass art where glass sheets are hand cut and soldered with lead and tin to make a piece of art. Tiffany-style lampshades and door and window panels are the best examples of this art form.

In the beginner’s workshop of stained glass you will learn basic and advanced (basically all forms) of scoring and cutting glass sheets. For an eg. straight line, curves, triangles, circles, and deeper circular cuts, etc. The next step would be grinding of the glass, then Foiling it and finally soldering it to make a two sun-catchers for your balcony/garden.Beaded wires and hooks will be provided along with your finished pieces. Although the practice cuts will be done on clear glass, we shall be using ONLY original colored imported glass for your finished piece.
Takeaway – 3 finished pieces.

Artist – Sarus from Glasshopper

Duration of the course – 1 day.

Day & Date – Sunday, 14th July

Time – 2pm – 7pm

Venue – The Madhatters garden, Old No 14 New No 6 Brahadambal Street Nungambakkam( Opp Kanchana Paati School)

Course fees – Rs 6500 (inclusive of all the material plus you take back the glass cutting tool with you along with your finished pieces.

Booking fee – Rs 500 (Balance to be paid at the venue)

THIS COURSE IS *NOT RECOMMENDED* TO WOMEN WHO ARE EXPECTING. PLEASE TAKE NOTE.

 

Ganjifa Art – Beginners workshop in Bangalore

Ganjifa Art – Beginners workshop in Bangalore

Ganjifa Art – Beginners workshop in Bangalore

A pack of Ganjifa cards were used in the olden days to play a normal game of cards. The Kings back then were great patrons of art and would get their personal deck hand-painted by local artisans. The cards were thus very artistic, were bright and colorful with subjects of mythological significance, and were embellished with gold and stones.

Come and explore a bygone era by painting a card in the Ganjifa style of art. You get to learn a painting technique that involves a lot of techniques like decoupage, gilding and painting, in the traditional way.

Take Away : A circular Ganjifa card, hand painted by you, to add to the beauty of your home.

Artist: Shantha Prabhu
www.shanthaprabhu.com

Age: 15+.

A flair with brush skills would be an added advantage.

Date: 6th July 2019 (Saturday)
Time: 10.30 am to 1.30 pm
Fee: Rs 1500 (Including all materials)
Booking Fee: Rs 500 (Balance of Rs 1000 to be paid at the venue)
Venue: Bloom and 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.

Five Day Art Program – Introduction to Folk and Contemporary Art

Five Day Art Program – Introduction to Folk and Contemporary Art

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.