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Weekend Jam at Seva Sadan Hall in Bangalore at Seva Sadan

August 13, 2017 from 9am to 1pm
Hola!This Sunday we are sketching at the Seva Sadan Hall in Malleshwaram. We have been invited to attend an Indian Classical Music concert by Dinesh, a long time jammer who is a student at the Hamsanasam academy of Music - the folk who will be performing at the venue.The venue may not allow for watercolours or paint media, so bring along a sketchbook and dry media like pens, pencils or pastels. We are likely going to be sketching musicians and patrons attending the event, so get your gesture…See More

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Chitra Santhe - 2017

Posted by Soman Patnaik on October 25, 2016 at 12:00am 0 Comments

Chitra Santhe 2017

Forms are out and selling at Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath

Date January 15, 2017

Fee: Rs 300/-

Last Date to submit forms with requisite attachments: November 30, 2017

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Karmarkar magic from the Konkan coast - studying the great sculptor

Posted by Prosenjit Roy on July 28, 2016 at 7:30pm 4 Comments


My apologies for not turning up more often. Priorities, distractions, excuses, etc...

Recently I treated myself to some wonderful magic on the Arabian Sea coast, namely, at the Sasawane village in Maharashtra's Raigad district (near Alibag). I stayed there for a fortnight, studying the amazing sculptures of the late Vinayak Pandurang Karmarkar (1891 - 1967). He had reached the pinnacle of fame during his career, even though not many will…




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