Sholapith: An Eco-Friendly Traditional Craft From Bengal Shola or Kuhila is a plant, growing wild in marshy waterlogged areas.
The Sholapith is the cortex or core of the plant and this inner soft milky-white and spongy materials. It is almost similar to “Thermocol” which is artificially produced in a laboratory. However, Sholapith is much superior to thermocol in terms of malleability, texture, luster and sponginess and is preferred by the artisans.
The workshop will start with understanding the Material and tools for making the flowers
We will be teaching 4 different styles of Flowers, Buds, and Fillers
Each participant will have a hands-on experience of learning different types of flowers and techniques of using the material and tools under the guidance of the master craftsman
List of Material included
Shola (Patti) wood Tools (to be used during the workshop) Thread Glue
Fees: 3300/- inclusive of all material. You get to take back a bunch of flowers you make, all other material for use during the workshop.
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Note: No certificate is provided for the workshop.
Date and Time: 22nd and 23rd February 2020, 10.30 am to 1.30 pm Duration of the event: 3 hours each day for 2 days Venue: Iteeha Studio Shop No. 2, RR House, Opposite Ideal Industrial Estate, Mathuradas Mill Compound, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel (W), Mumbai - 400013.