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 ?”…

RICA Polythechnic Art Exam Result 2017- Foundation and Advanced

Being a dedicated Art Studio, Culture Chauraha instills a sense of freedom to express visually, while holding discussions and encouraging the students to come forward with their thoughts. Guiding them in the principles of fine art, nudging their thought process, suggesting an association with objects,  making them observe the balance in form, line, colour &…

Organic Mask Making Workshop May 2016

Duration – 10 day,  3 hours each Age of Participants 8 to 14 years Masks are fun to make and play with. They can be made with any material and you can get as creative as you want. This summer vacation we had a workshop using waste and biodegradable material to make masks.  We learnt…

Miniature Artist – Sohan Singh Billawria

Miniature Paintings in India are a product of the Mughal rule and have a Persian influence. With the coming of the Mughals,the Persian miniature painters also came and settled. The various biographies and chronicles of the Monarchs required illustrations and narration of events. So an atelier was set up during Akbar’s reign and Indian artists…

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…

Art Exhibition -“Through the Eyes of a Child- 2016”

Exhibiting Artists: Aanvi Jalan, Anya Gupta, Aarushi Kalsi, Shreeya Nair, Mrs, Ritu Sangal,  Ahaana Pandit, Riya Varma, Chief Guest Ms Bulbul Sharma,Vasundhra Jaiswal, Aditi Gupta, Dia Chauhan, Naina Kalra,  Aima Handique, Ananya Jalan, Alia Mohan, Siddharth Jaiswal, Mehul Chabbra, Aman Malhotra Our 18th Annual Exhibition “Through the Eyes of a Child- 2016” The curiosity of…

Enamel Workshop with Prof. Sarah Perkins

  I had the opportunity to attend an Enamel  Workshop with Enameller  Prof.  Sarah Perkins ( Jewellery and Metals, Deptt. of Art & Design, Missouri State University, USA) from the 1st to the 5th of March 2016. I work in many media and took up enameling a decade and a half ago. The medium is…

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…