Zentangle is a “Meditative Artform”, that is easy to learn and is a relaxing method of creating beautiful abstract art using structured patterns. It teaches and focuses on being mindful and present. No artistic skills required.
If you can write your name, you can create a Zentangle. Apart from creating beautiful art, practicing the Zentangle method has wonderful benefits
Here are some of the benefits enjoyed:
– Helps with Relaxation
– Cultivates mindfulness
– Helps with Insomnia (Improved sleep by creating Zentangle art before bedtime)
– Creating beautiful works of art
– Nurtures and develops creative abilities
– Relieves stress
– Improves hand-eye coordination
– Develops and rehabilitate fine motor skills
– Increases attention span and ability to concentrate
During this session, we shall get you comfortable working with patterns and help you create a beautiful Zentangle Mini Project.
About the Trainer:
Sandhya is a Certified Zentangle Teacher and has been practicing Zentangle for 11 yrs now. In 2011, she got Certified as a Zentangle Teacher making her India’s first Zentangle Teacher. She could now share this amazing art with others to build their creativity focus concentration and many other benefits that Zentangle offers. Since then she has taught 1000s of people both in the US and India through community colleges art associations schools corporate sessions private sessions group classes international online classes.
Age group: 10 years and above
Date: Sunday, 11th April
Time: 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm (IST)
Venue: Online session on zoom
Fee: Rs 800 per person (Inclusive of GST and convenience charges)
Thangka Painting (Lotus) – Online Workshop with Krishna Tashi Palmo
Thangka paintings are rich in meaning and usually depicts a Buddhist deity, scene, or mandala. Traditionally, Thangka is designed to tell the life of Buddha, as well as other influential Lamas and deities. Thangka artists believe that painting Thangkas aid in the spiritual path to enlightenment, as this religious art is used as a meditation tool.
As part of the 8 lucky signs that are of importance in a Thangka painting, we will be doing 1 sign which is the Thangka lotus. The 8 lucky signs are found often in Buddhist monasteries and in many homes. We will be doing one of them which is ‘The Thangka lotus’ that signifies spiritual purity. Krishna will also take us into the world of Thangka with stories, as we indulge in painting it.
*The communication for this workshop will be primarily in Hindi and moderated in English and Hindi.
– A5 sheet/ Thick paper,
– Acrylic paints
– Pencil, Scale, Eraser,
– Palette and
– Brushes (0-8 if you have) Else, 4 no brush and in place of 0 no. brush , you could also use thin tip markers of red and black colours.
About the Artist: Krishna Tashi Palmo is an expert Thangka painting artist. She is certified in Tibetan Traditional Buddhist Thangka art from T.c.v Patlikhul District Kullu Himachal Pradesh. She is an enthusiastic participant of art workshops and exhibited her artworks at Lahaul, Kullu Manali, Shimal, Jaipur, Delhi, Korea and Hong Kong. She’s proud of her Thangka heritage and culture. She hopes that with her work she could make people see this art for what it is, magical and beautiful and understand the significance of this meditative art form.
Day & Date: Thursday, 18th June
Time: 11 am to 1 pm (IST)
Venue: Online session on Zoom
Fees: Rs 800 per person (Inclusive of GST and convenience charges)
Mandala Muse is a mandala pen art workshop facilitated by Vedha Sreeram. Mandalas are created with simple patterns and shapes starting from a centre point, mostly in circular form. Mandala means “Circle” in Sanskrit and it is a spiritual symbol in many religions.
Mandalas are not just an artform but they serve as an aid to meditation and help to focus attention and improve concentration. That is why it is called as a meditative art.
So come over, enroll in the Mandala muse workshop, experience the beauty of Mandala, create your own appealing artwork and feel the effect it has on your mind! All material required for the workshop will be explained in detail which is sure to keep you encouraged to stay in touch with this beautiful art form even beyond the workshop.
No prior knowledge of art is required. This is a beginner friendly workshop.
– A drawing sheet of your choice A4 size
(Drawing book/Sketch book or any thick art sheet)
– Pencil, Eraser & Sharpener
– Scale (preferably 1 feet scale)
– Protractor (or) Procircle
– Black Pigment pen/Fine liner pen or Black gel pen
– 1 or 2 rough sheets
– Brush pens (optional and only if you want to add colour)
Day & Date: Saturday, 6th June
Time: 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm (IST)
Venue: Online Session on Zoom
Fee: Rs 600 per person (Inclusive of GST and convenience charges)
A mandala is a complex abstract design that is usually circular in form. In fact, “mandala” is a Sanskrit word that means “circle”. Mandalas generally have one identifiable center point, from which emanates an array of symbols, shapes, and forms.
Mandala drawing helps in connecting to the inner you. An ancient method of creating the amazing art is proved to help connect to the mind and soul. The patterns and colors are healing for the soul.
– Learn the method of starting a mandala
– Building the basic the structure to get the perfect Mandala.
– Different kinds of patterns.
– Basic color theory.
– Basic color psychology
– 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
*** No Artistic skills required ***
Artist – Nithya (Dhriti Art Studio)
– All materials will be provided
– 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- 29th February, 2020
Time- 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Fee- Rs 1500 per person (Including materials)
Booking fee- Rs 500 per person (Balance amount of Rs 1000 to be paid at the venue)
Venue- Bloom and Grow, Koramangala.
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.
Mandala is a Sanskrit word that means “circle”. Mandalas generally have one identifiable center point, from which emanates an array of symbols, shapes, and forms.
Mandalas represent the connection between our inner worlds and outer reality. Designing your own mandalas can be both inspirational and therapeutic.
Mandalas are more than just an easy and fun way to draw something pretty. They are also a form of guided meditation … As you’re working in sections, it’s basically just making consistent marks in a pattern. You can start as simple as you like.
Date – Sunday, Jan 21st
Time- 2.30pm -5.30pm
Venue- Bloom and Grow, Koramangala
Fees- Rs 1250 (includes all art material) + GST
Art therapy is a form of expressive therapy that uses the creative process of making art. Art therapy may focus on the creative art-making process itself, as therapy, or on the analysis of expression of the person through art.
The creative process involved in expressing one’s self artistically can help people to resolve issues as well as develop and manage their behaviours and feelings, reduce stress, and improve self-esteem and awareness.
This expressive art technique uses various art materials like paints, chalks, markers, etc to portray ones feelings on a sheet of paper or other mediums.
Below are the art techniques that would be conducted during the session:
• Mindful Mandala making
• Pastels and Paper drawing
• Mat designing
• Peer drawing
• Aroma and Art
• Breathing out with colour palette
• Self Analysis brochure design
• Live in the moment Painting
• Designing cards
Most importantly, you need not be an “artist” of express yourself through art!
Date: Saturday, December 2nd, 2017
Time: 2.30pm – 5.30pm
Venue: Bloom & Grow, Koramangala
Fees: Rs 1300 per participant (includes all material cost)
A mandala in Sanskrit means circle, and is a spiritual and ritual symbol in Hinduism and Buddhism, representing the universe. In common use, “mandala” has become a generic term for any diagram, chart or geometric pattern that represents the cosmos, metaphysically or symbolically; a microcosm of the universe.
All of us are carrying our Mandalas within in us waiting to connect with the right people at the right time! But what is most important is that we feel centered within in ourselves first. Intelligentsia invites you to attend this Mindfulness Workshop of creating and learning the Mandala Art.
Come, attend a two-hour workshop and learn the art of Mandalas… understanding, creating and coloring four different Mandala Forms! We strongly believe that any art form, however complicated, can be mastered if practiced under expert guidance along with step-by-step instructions. All participants will take home their compositions. The material will be provided at the venue, just bring along your enthusiasm and learning spirit!
Maximum: 10 participants so register ASAP
Fees: 1500 per person
This workshop works for anyone 10+ years old.
About the trainer: The workshop is conducted by Tina Rajpal Solanki, Founder of Intelligentsia, an experienced educator and parenting counselor with over 15 years of experience. She finds Art to be truly liberating and meditative in nature and suggests it as a therapeutic tool in anger management, finding equilibrium and in alleviating anxiety.