Max’s Journey

There was once a farmer named George. He was hardworking and cheerful. One day as he was walking back home while the sun was setting, he found an old cardboard box. Out of curiosity, he looked in the box and lo! There were a little puppy and a baby fox; they seemed very hungry and lost. So…

City of Rats

Once there was a boy named Jess. He had many pet rats. Once while Jess was in the Central Park with his rats, it began to rain. It was raining cats and dogs! He was soaked in water from head to toe. He wasn’t able to count his rats so he just took whichever one he saw…

The Clever Caterpillar

A long time ago in a far, far land in China, there was a beautiful palace. There were lots of beautiful flowers. There was a river too with lots of fish. This place had lots and lots of animals and they lived here freely. There were many caterpillars too. Everybody was very happy. One day, a…

Best Friends

Once upon a time, there was a Mr. and Mrs. Rabbit who lived near a river bank. They were living in a red coloured house. One day mother turtle, father turtle, and baby turtle were passing by the rabbits’ residence. Father turtle saw mother rabbit and asked her, ” Is this beautiful house yours ?”…

Indian Miniature Painting Method

I had the pleasure of attending a five day workshop on Indian Miniature Painting by Artist Mr. Sohan Singh Billawria at Srinagar. Being a student, follower and teacher of art, different styles, their nuances, variation in execution and materials from different areas is a matter of curiosity. To watch the execution of the different stages…

Découpage

Découpage as a craft/art form is very old. I became aware of decoupage as an art form by reading about it in an encyclopedia. The article aroused my curiosity and on reading that the method is to paste cut out pictures or dried flowers and leaves on a wooden surface embedded in varnish I decided…

Winter Workshops for Art and Craft – 2016

The much awaited winter break is here. This part of the holiday season is more enjoyable than the summer break. The downside is that the air is more polluted and the upside is that we get 15 extra days to be creative. !!! So from 1st to 14th January, to enjoy the extended winter vacation, we…

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:    …

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…

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 Baisakhi.

 Dress the Figure Challange Any Indian festival is a community celebration and Baisakhi is no different. Punjabis as a community are colourful, full of vigour, fun loving and equally brave. It is no wonder that when the last Guru of the Sikhs wanted to create the ‘Khalsa’ he asked these brave people to wear the…

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…