• Sketch your city
    Kaushik Chakraborty
    Ahmedabad is more than 600 years old fantastic city situated on the bank of the river Sabarmati. The old part of the city has the attraction of the pols, havelis, lanes & bi-lanes, walls, tombs and moreover people. Basically all these characters together have created the overall magical appearance and the unique flavour of the city.
    On the other hand, sketching is a primary yet very powerful and effective way to record and represent visual experience. The workshop ‘SKETCH YOUR CITY’ will give participants a primer about sketching on a location of the old city and capture memorable visual experiences through black & white and watercolour sketches.
  • Keep Clicking - A Workshop on Photography
    Saurabh Srivastava
    This workshop is designed to help beginners in digital photography, to improve picture taking skills. The talks and demonstrations can be adjusted to the needs of the class, but will define the basics and principles of the camera, its working and application to good picture taking.
    The different types of cameras lenses and light will also be discussed. This will help the photographer in understanding the creative use of each of them in
    better picture making.
    Participants will learn the fundamentals of photography and basic elements to a successful photograph.
  • Letterpress & Relief Printing [CLOSED]
    Tarun Deep Girdher
    Relief printing is one of the oldest process of printing dating back to the mid 15th century. Blocks are carved, inked and then impressions are taken on paper.
    Letterpress is a method of relief printing, which uses metal or wooden blocks of letters, which are composed into text before printing paper. It has a
    unique tactile feel to the final print.
    And since so much of our life is digital, digital, digital. We believe that is what makes print so much more powerful.
  • Crafting Bamboo
    Pravinsinh Solanki
    Crafts is becoming history to be found in Museums. It is dying with Time and Culture remains only in Documents. Craftsmen have lost the strength to move ahead, so time has move on, leaving them behind. Machines have displaced Craftsmen and Culture has changed Trends. An effort through Workshop to save the Craft, Craftsmen and the Culture.
    Bamboo is a group of giant, perennial grasses, classified separately from trees. It is the largest and most productive member of the grass family. It is the
    fastest growing grass. Bamboo is a green gold and a very sustainable material on earth. It’s our duty to promote Bamboo to replace plastic, wood and metals to make the earth Green.
  • Hand Stitched Clothing and Slow Fashion
    Sonal Chauhan
    To introduce the age old technique of hand stitched clothing to the young urban minds and to revive their hand sewing skills. Making the participants aware about clothing practices of past and present to help them shape their own fashion clothing.
  • Raku Pottery
    Rakesh Kumar
    RAKU means ‘enjoyment”.
    Raku is a traditional Japanese firing technique that gives us very unique, and beautiful surprising effects of glazes on clay objects.
    The process is different from other firing techniques as the clay objects are removed from the firing kiln at their maximum temperature and transferred
    to another closed chamber for reduction with combustible material in it.
    Objects in clay are made using hand building methods, glazed and fired using Raku firing technique. Participants take back the objects they make during
    the workshop.
  • Three-dimensional Embroidery
    Mamta Lall
    Creating form by three-dimensional techniques. The ideas are conceptualized as a flat drawing / sketch on paper which will be inspired to take to the third
    dimension of depth using traditional methods. The hands on with materials will create challenges, and generate excitement among kids. Experimenting
    with different techniques will influence their thought process as it takes the shape of form.
  • Introduction to Digital Film Making
    Hitesh Chaurasia
    We all love watching videos on YouTube. But what about creating your own videos? With Digital technology of DSLR cameras/ Mobile phones one can
    easily convert their ideas in to videos. So, it’s time to tell your stories to the world.
  • Letterforms in Space: Applying Dimensional Typography in Graphic Design
    Nanki Nath
    Typography is essentially the study of how letterforms interact on a surface, directly relating to how the type will be set when it eventually goes to a printing press. One definition is stated as “the style, arrangement or appearance of typeset matter,” and is a product of the movable type printing system that much of the world has used for centuries.
    This workshop introduces participants to the visual design elements and techniques of designing expressions in words. A digital visual library of typefaces and popular design expressions using typography would be shared with participants during the workshop. Along with presentation sessions, participants will also be given handouts describ
  • Calligraphy Workshop [CLOSED]
    Sutirtha De
    Calligraphy is a visual art related to writing and letters. The word “Calligraphy” originated from the Greek word kalligraphia (kallos ‘beauty’ + graphein ‘write’).
    Contemporary calligraphic practice can be defined as, “the art of giving form to signs in an expressive, harmonious, and skillful manner”.
    In this workshop the participants will be given and detailed introduction to the origins of Calligraphy, and be introduced to various scripts over the ages and
    how they have evolved. In the workshop they shall be taught the fundamentals of Calligraphy - rules and methods which are quintessential for the beginner
    as it is for the master calligrapher. They will make persistent ef
  • Drawing for Fun
    Kaushik Chakraborty
    Drawing is one of the very primary activities of human race. It was started many thousand years ago in the wall of the caves, but the journey of drawing is still continued very gracefully. Even the simplest form of drawing or mark making can give immense joy and satisfaction. Drawing can serve many important purposes, too. The workshop will encourage to draw and draw without fear. At the end of the workshop, the participants can take back their original drawings.
  • Keep Clicking - A workshop on photography
    Saurabh Srivastava
    This workshop is designed to help beginners in digital photography, to improve picture taking skills. The talks and demonstrations can be adjusted to the needs of the class, but will define the basics and principles of the camera, its working and application to good picture taking.
    The different types of cameras lenses and light will also be discussed. This will help the photographer in understanding the creative use of each of them in
    better picture making.
    Participants will learn the fundamentals of photography and basic elements to a successful photograph.
  • Letterpress & Relief Printing
    Tarun Deep Girdher
    Relief printing is one of the oldest process of printing dating back to the mid 15th century. Blocks are carved, inked and then impressions are taken on paper.
    Letterpress is a method of relief printing, which uses metal or wooden blocks of letters, which are composed into text before printing paper. It has a
    unique tactile feel to the final print.
    And since so much of our life is digital, digital, digital. We believe that is what makes print so much more powerful.
  • Clay Modeling to Create Character
    Shekhar Bhattacharjee
    The workshop is based on story, character and clay modeling. Short folk stories will be selected and each participant will identify the character of their choice from the story. They will be analysed and then step by step character will be actualized by synthetic clay and other materials in 3D form. All these exercises will be done through fun exercise, presentations and lectures.
    Three different aspects are covered in Clay Modeling to Create Character workshop. Clay modeling, Drawing and Character making. Clay modeling is a very old medium for expression and communication. Through this medium learning of three dimensional composition and communication through three dimensional forms wil
  • Fun with Textile Craft Applique
    Aarti Srivastava
    Textiles offer some wonderful techniques of construction and ornamentation. The workshop is about exploring traditional hand applique, one of the most wonderful techniques from Gujarat. The workshop would first focus on understanding the traditional craft and later would direct on the
    application and explorations of hand applique in the modern context. The flexibility of textile material provides immense possibility to create magic with the use of needle and thread! The hands on - minds on workshop encourages young talents to translate their imaginations through textile explorations.
  • Illustration
    Amit Sinha
    Illustration has moved on from being a supplement to a written text to an illumination of idea, representation of concept or a graphic visualisation tool and a recognised art by itself in both, physical or virtual form. The media explored for illustration now is also limitless. The workshop focuses on developing one’s idea or relevance of illustration and connect it to the core or the context that it can addresses best to. The workshop welcomes all participants - with little, moderate or good skill in drawing. The high interest in subject area, a focus, and highly exploratory mind is all we would love to welcome.
  • Fun with Animation
    Suman Chowdhury
    ANIMATION, in its simplest form deals with creating the illusion of life and motion through sequential image making. It is the art of making inanimate objects appear to move. As an artistic impulse animation long predates the movies. But apart from the conventional industrial/commercial practice, the academic realm of animation art form seeks alternative and unconventional approaches in terms of tools, mediums, treatment and production process.
  • Storytelling through Sound
    Hitesh Chaurasia
    India has great tradition of oral story telling. We grew up listening to fairy tells from grandmothers. We are all storytellers. We create stories as an excuse for not finishing homework in school or reaching office late. Now it’s time to record those stories and broadcasts it to the world.
  • The art of paper Folding: A fun workshop on origami
    Sudip Adhikari
    Paper is a very sensitive and versatile material and the art of origami is quite old. Etymologically the word Origami comes from the combination of ‘Ori’ i.e.
    folding and ‘Kami’ i.e. paper. The art of paper folding is associated with Japanese culture for over the past 1,000 years. From our childhood, we are exposed to this craft by means of making a paper boat, paper aeroplane, paper birds etc.