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Jammu School Education conceptualizes Art Skills workshop to augment creativity among youngsters

Jammu, Jul 11 (UNI) To augment the creativity and ingenuity among the youngsters during the ongoing summer vacations, the Directorate of School Education Jammu conceptualized workshop on Art Skills.
Standing true to the age old adage, ‘Every crisis comes with an opportunity’, Director School Education Anuradha said that the response to art workshop was overwhelming and this is one of the best workshops that the Directorate was able to conduct during the lockdown and even after reaching the full possible capacity, many more students wanted to join and learn.
More than 1500 students from different corners of Jammu Division, especially from far flung areas, she said participated in two-week long online workshop which started on June 26, in which the students learned various art forms and skills while getting acquainted with the use of different types of colours and brushes.
Visual artist of national repute, Ms Deepa Soni, specialist in acrylics and Basohli miniature art, was engaged by the Directorate to nourish the skills of the students of class 6th to 12th from different government as well as private schools of Jammu Division during the workshop.
Different folk arts of India like Warli painting of Maharashtra, Lippan art of Gujarat, Mandala art of Ancient India, Bani Thani of Rajasthan, Madhubani painting of Bihar were given the priority in the syllabus.
Further to promote ‘Go Green’ initiatives, waste plastic materials and other house hold wastes were used in this workshop to make something new and creative.
Parents also joined this workshop along with their children and appreciated that workshop.
Announcing that, “Every crisis brings an opportunity with it,” Ms Gupta added that in times of Covid-19 crisis, with limited internet accessibility and restricted mobility the Directorate was able to use the opportunity to further add to the skill sets of the students.

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