April & May Workshops @KCC

From Pencil to Canvas

A Course on Portrait Painting

Date: 13 April to 26 May (Every Saturday)
Time: 11 am – 1 pm
Venue: KCC

Throughout the program, participants will delve into the tools and techniques of portrait drawing, starting with pencil sketches and culminating in the expressive medium of oil on canvas. Led by acclaimed artist Prasenjit Sengupta, this course promises to hone your skills and ignite your passion for portraiture.

What you’ll learn
🔹Fundamental shapes in portrait drawing and capturing the essence of character
🔹Line drawing techniques (front and side views)
🔹Mastering hatching and strokes to convey texture and depth
🔹Capturing the character and emotion of portraits
🔹Exploring drapery in composition
🔹Introduction to oil painting techniques on canvas
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Trainer profile: Prasenjit Sengupta

Indian contemporary artist, Prasenjit Sengupta, brings a wealth of experience and expertise to this hands-on course. With a diverse portfolio spanning exhibitions and art camps both nationally and internationally, including solo shows across major cities, Prasenjit's artistic prowess is recognized by art collectors worldwide.

Who can join?
Individuals aged 18 and above with a passion for drawing are eligible to attend. 
For those who are below 18 years old and are interested in joining, please call 9830074073.

Thread and Yarn

Beginner’s Course on Crochet

Date: 6 to 27 April (Saturdays)
Time: 11 am – 2 pm
Venue: KCC

Born from the French word ‘croche’ meaning hook, Crocheting is defined as ‘needlework’ consisting of the interlocking of looped stitches formed with a single thread and a hooked needle. The art form has evolved across civilizations and centuries as a means of creating items like hats, socks, and blankets. During World War II, American women crocheted to provide soldiers with sweaters, caps, and scarves. Back home, crocheting helped save money by creating basic household items.
In this workshop, you’ll explore various crochet stitches and techniques, with a focus on creating jewelry. Emphasis will be on the half-long technique, adding unique textures to designs.

What you’ll learn
🔹History of crochet and how this timeless craft has evolved over the years.
🔹Learn how to read crochet patterns and charts.
🔹Tips and tricks for choosing the right yarn, hook size, and other materials
🔹The full long technique of crocheting and using it to create intricate designs.
🔹Practice hands-on crocheting exercises to solidify your understanding of Crochet.
🔹Making crochet necklaces, earrings, and trendy bracelets using simple stitches, color combinations, and different patterns.

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Trainer profile: Rupa Dasgupta
Rupa boasts a portfolio that includes commissions for the Ministry of Textiles, with recognition through a National Award. With a strong presence in both Indian and global markets, she brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the workshop.

Who can join?
Participants of all ages and skill levels are welcome. No prior experience is necessary.
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