explorer: 1 Class, 2-3 hours • ₹1200 +GST (₹850 +GST member or group rate) • EVERYDAY, 10 AM, 12:30 PM, 3 PM
pro: 1 class, 5 hours • ₹1800 +GST (₹1300 +GST member or group rate) • EVERYDAY, 10 AM
learner: 8 classes, 3 hours per class • ₹5400 +GST • 10 AM, 2 pm • MINIMUM 2 Participants (FIND A CREATOR)
learner Plus: 16 classes, 3 hours per class • ₹9600 +GST • 10 AM, 2 pm • MINIMUM 2 Participants (FIND A CREATOR)
From a basic overview (Explorer) to a comprehensive study (Learner) of the Block Printing stages that include Block Making, Color Making and Printing (Pigment, Natural, Dabu). Select a class best suited for you. Depending on the class you select, you will learn to layer a motive design, all-over design, border design (sari print). You will create your own unique stole by selecting designs and colors.
Block Print (Natural)
Pro Plus: 3 classes, 3 hours per class • ₹2900 +GST (₹2000 +GST member or group rate) • Everyday, 10 AM
Two traditional art forms in one class. Gain knowledge of block printing with mordants and dyeing with natural colors. We’ll cover the 7 stages of natural dyeing, including treatment with myrobalan, using mordants for different shades, dyeing, washing. Create your own unique stole from a selection of designs and colors.
Dabu (Resist) Print
explorer: 1 class, 2 hours • ₹1200 +GST • EVERYDAY, 10 AM • Minimum 2 Participants (Find a Creator)
A captivating process of printing with mud paste to form a resist & dyeing with natural colors (usually Indigo). Mud paste - consisting of black clay, gum acacia, waste wheat flour, and limestone - is applied (from a selection of block designs) to resist color. Create your own unique stole from a selection of designs. (The class is held offsite. Transport charges not included in fee.)
pro: 1 class, 5 hours • ₹1800 +GST • Everyday, 10 AM • Minimum 2 Participants (Find a Creator)
Sketch, carve, chisel and sand a block to ignite your creation power. Learn the process of block making from sketch to carving. Appreciate the work of this behind-the-scene craftsmanship. Create your own small size block from a selection of designs.
3D Block Print (TaaC)
Pro Plus: 3 classes, 2 hours per class • ₹4800 +GST • Everyday, 10 Am • Minimum 2 Participants (Find a Creator)
Make a block using digital tools, using a vector graphics editor and 3D modeling computer program. 3D print your design using either PLA or ABS filament (offsite).
Color Making (Pigment)
explorer: 1 class, 2 hours • ₹1200 +GST (₹850 +GST member or group rate) • EVERYDAY, 10 AM, 12:30 PM, 3 PM
Study color-fast pigment dyes for block print. Create your own color using a pantone reference. Mix colors to create tertiary colors, tints using white, tones using gray, shades using black.
Skills: Sanganeri, Dabu (Dhabu), Bagru, Color Theory, Woodworking, 3D Print, CAD