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Urban Sketching – Sketch Walk Workshop: Come learn to sketch, this is a fun way of exploring Bengaluru city. We will be walking around Cubbon Park which is in the heart of the city and was originally created in 1870. This workshop is the kick-starter to all those who think they can’t draw, or even the ones who have been drawing for a while and want to explore and learn further. Here we learn how to compose, draw natural surroundings, buildings and other landmarks of Bengaluru city with ease.You will learn how to create free flowing sketches, use pen and watercolor and keep a journal.
August 6th - 10 am to 1 pm : We will start by a short introduction to sketching, the value of sketching and how it can help in our fast paced day to day lives and how it can be used for documenting our travels, thoughts and more.
We will meet in front of central library in cubbon park, and sketch this iconic building, first with pencil then pen. Then you will learn the basic techniques in observing and eliminating extra details and concentrating on the subject.
You will learn basic drawing and watercolor techniques. Your work will be reviewed and you will be given feedback and constructive help. You will also be given a basic understanding of materials used in sketching.
We will also take a walk around cubbon park and you will learn to draw trees and your other surroundings. Then we will head to Vidhana Soudha and complete this sketch walk with a sketch of Vidhana Soudha. You can see and observe others drawings and also have a small Q and A session. And we will wrap up the workshop with a few more pointers to keep you sketching as often as possible.
Come join us for this fun Workshop and if interested please book asap, as this is first come first served. Materials you will be needing are pencil, pen, watercolor and sketchbook.
This will be provided, but please do feel free to bring your own materials that you are already comfortable with especially sketchbooks and watercolor.
Meeting Point: Opp Central Library in Cubbon Park Cost: 1500/-
Inclusion: Pencil, Pen, Watercolor and Sketchbook Exclusion: Anything not included in the inclusion above.
Note: You don't need to be an artist or from design school to be part of this event. Anyone who got interest for sketching can join in :). -----------------------------
About Parinitha Konanur: Parinitha Konanur is an artist, illustrator and designer. She has a degree in fine arts from Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath and worked as a photographer before becoming a full time illustrator and designer. She has been exploring the many facets of sketching and illustrations since she fell in love with watercolors, exploring new ways of sketching along with urban sketching and travel sketching. She is nature lover and is obsessed with natural history illustrations and live sketching in nature. She loves to travel to explore and understand the world around her, with a keen eye and thirst for finding new cultures, colors, themes to bring about in her conceptual drawings and watercolor illustrations. She strongly believes that the world is fast paced and we tend to not observe our surroundings and that sketching is the best way to do so, that through sketching you can slow down, learn, observe, create and document your daily life, travels and more.