**JOIN 185+ STUDENTS WHO TOOK THIS COURSE AND MADE AN IDOL**
The course is about learning how to make an eco-friendly idol of Ganapati using wet clay and some very basic tools. 99% of this course is taught using video lectures and I have used some presentations slides to explain the materials used, answer FAQs and summarize the course.
This course is divided into 4 sections. We will be starting from making the basic structure, modelling the 4 hands, making the face, the trunk and lastly, adding ornaments and other details to the idol.
The course has videos that have cumulative run time of about 3.25 hours.
You should do this course if
- you enjoy learning something new
- you like playing in clay and creating objects with it
- you are interested in sculpture as an art form
- you want to make a Ganapati idol on your own
If you have any questions, you can post them in the questions section or send them to me at firstname.lastname@example.org
By the end of this course you will master the clay modelling techniques using which You can make clay models of other objects or animals as per your wish.
See you in the course!
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This presentation gives details about my Ganapati idol PAINTING course which forms a great companion to Ganapati making course. It also gives information on various types of paints, brushes, sequence of painting and two ways in which you can paint the idol you made.
I am a Fine Artist, Sculptor, Illustrator, Designer and Engineer based at Pune, India. I do paintings, sculptures, illustrations and conduct art workshops.
Till now, I have had 12 shows of my paintings and taught about 1000+ students in my art workshops (drawing & sketching, acrylic & oil painting and Ganapati idol making / clay modelling)
I have been doing painting and clay modelling since last 30 years and have been teaching it since last 6 years. In addition to my in-studio workshops, I create online courses through which I can teach people anywhere in the world.
2013 • 16th Jan to 23rd Jan 2013: Three artists' show titled “Trilogy II" held at “Darpan Art Gallery", Pune.
2011 • 11th to 20th Dec 2011: Solo show held at Grubshup restaurant, Pune.
• 28th September to 4th October 2011: Three artists' show titled “Trilogy" held at “Darpan Art Gallery", Pune.
2010 • 30th May to 12th June 2010: “Artfest 2010 – Summer", a group show by Indiaart at Empress Garden and Balgadharwa Art Gallery, Pune.
2009 • 4th to 10th June 2009: Solo exhibition held at Indiaart Gallery, Pune. This exhibition featured 41 Oil and acrylic color paintings.
2007 • April 2007: 3 day workshop held by Art2Day gallery at Harne near Dapoli and group show held at the Art2Day gallery in Pune.
• 29th July to 4th August 2007: Participated in “Affordable Art" group show held at Indiaart gallery, Pune.
2005 • March 2005: Participated in a group show held by Anantrang Art Foundation at Balgadharwa Art Gallery, Pune.
2003 • Participated in a group show held by Indian Maritime Association at Balgadharwa Art Gallery, Pune.
1999 • 15th to 17th May 1999: Solo exhibition held at Siemens Ltd., Goa. This exhibition featured 21 Oil and water color paintings.
• 17th November to 7th December 1999: Solo exhibition held at “Galeria de Bellas Artes" at Calangute, Goa.
Eco friendly Ganapati idol making workshops
42 batches in my studio from 2011 – 2015 period
11 batches conducted in IT companies and schools in Pune and Mumbai
Clay modeling workshops
6 batches conducted in my studio
Portrait sculpture workshop
1 batch conducted in my studio under guidance of my Guru, Mr. C. G. Joshi
Drawing and Sketching workshops
2 batches conducted in two IT companies
Acrylic painting workshops
3 batches conducted in my studio
Oil painting Workshops
4 batches conducted in my studio
Corporate Collections of my paintings:
1. Siemens Ltd, Goa
2. L & T Infotech Ltd, Pune
3. Infosys BPO Ltd, Pune
Private Collections of my paintings:
1. Mrs. & Mr. Sitzmann, Greece
2. Mr. Simon, Nigeria
3. Mrs. & Mr. Nielsen, USA
4. Ms. Godbole, Pune
5. Mrs. & Mr. Phadke, Pune
6. Mrs. & Mr. Umarani, Pune
7. Mrs. & Mr. Joshi, Pune
8. Mrs. and Mr. Pethkar, Pune
9. Mr. Kudal, Pune
10. Dr. Prayag, Pune
11. Mr. Desai, UK