Clay Modelling

We at Culture Chauraha are organizing a 5 day workshop to create three dimensional clay figures from molds. The participants will create and paint  images for Diwali. Duration:    5 days Days:         21st Wednesday, 22nd, 23rd , 26th  and  27th Tuesday,      October 2015 Time :        11 am to 1 pm Age:            Minimum  6 years Contact:    …

Fabric Painting

Painting on fabric is an ancient art and has been prevalent for centuries. Ever since humans learnt to spin thread and weave fabric, decorating was the next logical step. Colour was applied either by dyeing the entire fabric or applying colour directly in patterns. Asians have a long history in this craft as the oldest…

Greeting Card Competition Awards 2015

Participating in any Art/Design competition is a great learning experience. Working within set parameters and limitations is a challenge.  My young artists were given the task of creating greeting cards.  The occasion was their choice.  The children made cards for various occasions.  Artists are very sensitive to their environment.  Young children are observant and their…

Enamel Painting workshop – Sunday 27th September 2015

Enamel is the fusion of powdered glass and metal with the blessings of fire. The metal can be steel, copper, silver or gold. The colours are powdered glass and when fired to 800 degrees centigrade they fuse. The process of firing is repeated many times to get the right effect. Stunning effects are achieved by…

Teachers, our foundation stones

Teachers Day is celebrated in India on 5th of September and we all know that the second President of India Sh Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was born on this day in 1888.  He was a great philosopher and a teacher and believed that the best minds in the country should be teachers.  Those of us in school…

Art Exam 2015

Ruchi’s Institute of Creative Arts conducts a 5 year Foundation Diploma Course in Fine Arts and a 4 year Advanced Diploma Course in Fine Arts. The children who appeared this year for their Art exam have performed successfully. The minimum age for 1st year Foundation Course is 6 years. The result  are:- FOUNDATION COURSE 1….

International Yoga Day

Our Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi is the force behind the universal acceptance of this ancient  way of healthy living. Ever since 21st June has been declared International Yoga day there is a lot of talk about it. We need to consciously get away from politicizing and appreciate the advantage Yoga offers. Yoga teaches you…

SUMMER WORKSHOPS from 18th may to 26th June 2015

  SUMMER WORKSHOPS From 18th May to 26th June 2015,  Monday to Friday 11am to 1pm Duration:                 25 sessions Age group :           above 16 years Time:                     11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location :             South Delhi Contact:…

Celebrating Earth Day – 22nd April

Growing up in small towns in the early 1960’s we lived in houses with gardens and lots of plants and animals. There was no concrete on the pavement or on the side of the roads. We did not need rain water harvesting and houses had a maximum of 2 or 3 floors. Living in Delhi…

Through the Eyes of a Child 2015

    Another successful Show and our 17th one at that! The Annual Exhibition is for the children to realize how their work looks in the gallery and what an exhibition does for their morale. Appreciation is part of the psyche  of a creative person. With appreciation a critique is also equally important whether by…

Art competition Awards !

My  little artists participated in an art competition by “Avantika” and won a lot of medals. We conduct Fine Art and Craft classes throughout the year for all Age groups. The Paintings below are drawn  by the students and executed with oil pastels.  The topics they worked on were given to them and the ideas are…

Stone Painting Workshop in March 2015

We had lots of fun painting stones.  The workshop gave free reign to the imagination of the participants. They were encouraged to look at the shape of the stone and imagine the form they could visualize.  Once they decided on the shape they decided the colours and unleashed their creativity. The  different stones painted by…