Students use foil, thermocole, PoP, clay to create 'harmony'

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Amritsar, Feb 8 (UNI) Scores of students created exciting compositions at a week-long art workshop using such varied materials as silver foil, thermocole, PoP, clay and colours under the theme 'harmony'.

The grand finale on the workshop at the Delhi Public School, saw wide ranging exhibition of multiple 'works of art' at school premises.

Students created symbolic as well as interesting items like laughing dolphins, sun and moon, garden compositions, faces in relief using thermocol.

While the painting workshop evolved a host of topics touched by students using oil and crayon colors that included drawing fruits and glassware in still life, village scenery, seascapes besides reliefs and murals in clay and 'Plaster of Paris' with interesting usage of aluminum foil for a dazzling effect .

School Principal Sangeeta Singh said the workshop was aimed to give freedom to students to exhibit their creativity adhering to the theme of "Harmony".

Artist Harveen Kaur artist underlined the theme on canvas depicting Indo-Pak friendship while Basudev Biswas, a national-level sculptor and HoD Arts department at APJ College of Fine Arts Jalandhar, demonstrated to students the simple skills in making sculptors from clay and Plaster of Paris in forms of murals and relief art using various techniques and textures.

Mr Mahinder Kumar 'Mastana', another sculptor from the same college toaught participants to create the three-dimensional structures and figures besides compositions in relief using materials ranging from thermocol, cutters, adhesive, sandpaper, tooth-picks and colors to create simple works of art like masks, symbolic Ganesha, flowers, temple structures, animals, fauna and birds that conjoined to make beautiful colorful pieces at the exhibition.

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