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Rhea Virani

Artist | Graphic Designer | Art Educator

Rhea has been teaching art and design for the past 12 years and inspiring young minds ever since. In the past 2 years during the pandemic, she has trained over 300 students across the globe, through online platforms. Rhea’s passion for art and her love for kids serve as the driving forces for her career.

Watercolours are her forte, and she continues her study by attending workshops of prominent artists and devoting time for self-study. Rhea has recently displayed 20 of her best artworks at the L&P Hutheesing Visual Arts Center. Her paintings are also a part of The Bombay Art Society, online exhibition.

Rhea believes that you learn more by exploring and sketching live on location. To that end, she was a part of the Heritage Project organized by Kala – the Art Hub, along with 20 well-known artists of Gujarat. She is also one of the leaders of the Urban Sketching Community of Ahmedabad, telling stories of the rich cultural heritage of the city.

 

Rhea has conducted successful workshops at HappyOn Exhibitions, Weekend Window, and SugarRush Outdoors. She is also a facilitator in a Bangalore-based learning company, The Talking Canvas Pvt. Ltd. She has done her Post Graduation in Animation and holds a Diploma in Commercial Art. Well versed in designing curriculums, Rhea has worked as an educator for schools in Mumbai. Recently, she was part of a very successful group art show at Amdavad ni Gufa - Amalgamation, Blend of Creative Arts. 

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“get the fundamentals down and the level of everything you do will rise.”​

- michael jordan

Art is an activity that taps on imagination and expressions. With the right technical skill it can be a powerful medium of communication for an artist. When this intent is backed with a lot of practice, it can create magic.

 

"Think out of the box! Be Creative! Innovate!" All these words are often given as advice. What no one tells you is 'what this box is'! One has to learn how to draw a line before one can illustrate a horse and then improvise the form to express, as done by the famous artist late M F Hussain. 

 

The objective of this programme is to handhold participants on an exploratory journey of art, where they are exposed to both - the technical as well as the subjective aspects of art. Each age group will go through the process of learning the skills, dabble with different art styles, and explore varied media to move from Fundamentals to Improvisation and build on their creativity. The process will be chronicled through a portfolio to record the journey of their growth.

 

The workshops will culminate with a display of selected artworks of the participants at The Hive.

Contents

  • Foundations of drawing from lines to forms & shading

  • Color Study & Color Theory

  • Work in varied media: acrylic, oil pastels, charcoal, watercolors

  • Understanding of perspective: 1 - point, 2 - point & their use

  • Art styles such as still life, figure drawing, landscapes, Mandala...

  • Preparation for Elementary & Intermediate Graded Exams (for 11-14 yr olds)

  • Study and creation of varied compositions

WHO IS THE WORKSHOP FOR?

Art enthusiasts from 3 age-groups (3 separate batches)

  • 7 to 10 year olds

  • 11 to 14 year olds

  • 14+ year olds

TAKEAWAYS

  • Understanding of the technical & the subjective aspects of drawing

  • Ability to use different mediums

  • Building of a portfolio

  • Preparation for Elementary/ Intermediate Graded Exams [for 11 - 14 year olds]

  • Showcasing of work through an exhibition

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1. What resources will I need to bring for this programme?

Once you have enrolled, we shall give you a list of some basic drawing/painting resources that you would either have or can readily buy. Resources that can be shared by a group will be available at The Hive.

2. What safety precautions will be taken at The Hive?​

​We will be working in small groups. Our instructors and staff are fully vaccinated, and masks are recommended. However, the participants are responsible for their own health & safety.

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7-10 Years - INR 1400/month

11-14 Years - INR 2000/month

14+ Years - INR 2000/month

Cancellation Policy: In the unlikely event of The Hive cancelling any of its workshops for any reason, registered participants will be refunded the entire amount within 15 business days. Course dropouts by participants will be eligible for refund as follows: 30+ days before the event - 75% refund; 15-30 days before the event: 50% refund; less than 15 days - 0% refund. Attendee changes can be accommodated up to 14 days prior to the event.