Ahead of the Ganesh festival, The GUG Dept of Visual arts conducted a 3-day workshop on making Ganesh idols with eco-friendly clay here from Monday 29th Aug. S Diwakar CFO GUG inugurated the program. Prof Pramila Ambekar presided over the function. HL Pote Chairman Institute of Studies in Kannada delivered a Special Lecture over “Tradition, Arts and Environment”. Mr BL Jane was teh chief Guest.
Sculptors would teach participants how to make the idols by simple sculpting methods with the help of natural terracotta clay and natural colours during the session. The workshop would be held in three sessions of four hours each for two days.
The eco-friendly clay idols can be immersed in a bucket of water at home and the dissolved clay can be used to water plants, Mr. Sharma said. Participants were charged towards clay, colours and sculpture tools and that they took home the Ganesh idol which they make in the workshop.
it will Conclude tomorrow in program in Which Prof Dayanand Asgar Registrar GUG will be the Chief Guest.