CRAFT & DESIGN SESSION 1: LAC DOLL MAKING WORKSHOP
Centre for Creativity is organising a workshop on Lac Doll making to spread
knowledge and awareness about this traditional art form. The form of a doll
is kept simple with just a basic indication of limbs and other features. The
detailing is done by the use of lac. |
The process of making the doll includes several steps. It starts with making of fine clay and the basic traditional form of the doll is made with the moulding of the clay. After that the baking of clay is done and the colouring process goes on simultaneously. The workshop will totally focus on the knowledge sharing and hands on experience.
It is known to all that Eastern region of India is famous for different kind of dolls, specially from West Bengal. Lac dolls are one of the unique art forms in West Bengal. Kolkata Centre for Creativity is organising a workshop on Lac Doll making to spread knowledge and awareness about this traditional art form.
Artist: Brindaban Chandra
He is working since 45 years. He faciliatated many workshops at many places in India like - Santiniketan, Ranchi, Chandigarh, Bhopal, Bombay etc. Now he is associated with The Heritage school, Kolkata.