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Srishti’s Corner: Day 10

Srishti’s Corner: Day 10

<DAY 2 DAY 3 DAY 4 DAY 10 Srishti Sharma, a post-graduate student in Fashion Management writes her views/thoughts on today’s session. With little background in design but a thirst for learning, Srishti sat in on the day’s proceedings at our Studio taking reams of notes that she shares with us here… Five busy days at college … Continue reading

Weekend Fun!

Weekend Fun!

Workshops @ the Studio To our delight, the Madhubani workshop at the weekend turned out to be a great success! We had two dedicated participants from different ends of the city attending a two-hour session with our resident Madhubani artist, Heera Didi.  It was heartening to see Akshata’s and Vardhana’s genuine interest in the art … Continue reading

Musical Symphony

Musical Symphony

After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music. ~Aldous Huxley It is difficult to expect a moment of silence in a house full of women. So we chose to embrace the noise! In the absence of silence, we thought the artisans might get some inspiration from a bit of music.  On … Continue reading

the Artist steps OUT. . .

Day 6 @ the Studio: Library Visit After the intense session on Design and its elements, most of Day 5 was spend working on the techniques our artisans had learnt. This was the first day that our artisans stepped out of the Studio space – and stepped in to the world of books! Based on previous … Continue reading

Exercises. Exercises. and More Exercises!

Exercises. Exercises. and More Exercises!

Day 5 . . .and the grilling begins!  Our main design topic for the day was ‘color usage‘ and ‘color manipulation‘. We wanted the artists to break from the usual color combination they use and apply different color combinations in the same patterns. Exercise #1 : Moving away from the Usual! The artisans were asked … Continue reading

Introduction to Design: Session 1

Introduction to Design: Session 1

Just because something looks good doesn’t mean its useful. And just because something is useful does not make it beautiful — Joshua Brewer Shape. Size. Color. Texture Day 3 ended on a high-note as our artists-in-residence worked towards exploring new material – material that was definitely new and to some extend even a bit scary. … Continue reading

Srishti’s Corner: Day 3

Srishti’s Corner: Day 3

<DAY 2  DAY 3  Srishti Sharma, a post-graduate student in Fashion Management writes her views/thoughts on today’s session. With little background in design but a thirst for learning, Srishti sat in on the day’s proceedings at our Studio taking reams of notes that she shares with us here… So what’s in store for today? Fun? … Continue reading

Srishti’s Corner: Day 2

Srishti’s Corner: Day 2

Srishti Sharma, a post-graduate student in Fashion Management writes her views/thoughts on today’s session. With little background in design but a thirst for learning, Srishti sat in on the day’s proceedings at our Studio taking reams of notes that she shares with us here… A calm and cool start to the day brought all the … Continue reading

. . . And it begins!

. . . And it begins!

Day 1 8:45 AM : Non-stop coordinating, running around on the NDLS platform, and the Delhi Heat. The train reaches platform no 3 and with that, Padma Ji (Cherial Artist) and her husband Nageshwar Ji arrive Delhi with a desire to help their art grow and learn all possible things they can in the 25-day … Continue reading