Khula Aasmaan art workshop for doctors

Khula Aasmaan organised a special art workshop for doctors, to mark International Childhood Cancer Day 2022. This was done at the Dept. of Paediatric Oncology, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai.

Papier-mache bowls for object painting

papier mache bowls created by Gauri Ketkar

We had carried papier-mache bowls which were specially created for this art workshop by Gauri Ketkar who is an artist and a craftsperson.

Gauri Ketkar with papier mache bowls

Gauri Ketkar created these papier-mache bowls using old newspapers by soaking them in water and then creating the form of a bowl from the paper pulp created.

Object painting workshop

 Dr. Banavali with Milind Sathe and Chitra Vaidya

art workshop for doctors at Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai by Khula Aasmaan

Dr. Banavali with Chitra Vaidya looking paintings at Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai

The workshop started with Milind Sathe giving a brief introduction about the plan for object painting and the process of making the papier-mache bowls. Chitra Vaidya, an artist and an art teacher demonstrated object painting using acrylic colours. Priti Naik, an art teacher, assisted the participants in painting the papier-mache bowls. Art India Foundation provided the art materials required for this art workshop.

participants doing object painting at the art workshop

participants doing object painting at the art workshop by Khula Aasmaan at Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai

participants doing object painting at Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai

Little boy doing object painting with his mother at the art workshop by Khula Aasmaan at Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai