Art workshop and painting demo for children was conducted by artist and art teacher Chitra Vaidya. Khula Aasmaan had organised this painting workshop for shortlisted children from the Pune region.
In the painting demonstration, she explained the strength of this medium and the nuances of painting with oil pastels. This painting demonstration and painting workshop was recorded on video. This video has been made available for children, college students, parents and teachers and anyone else interested in learning the techniques of painting with oil pastels.
Artist and art teacher Chitra Vaidya
Artist and art teacher Chitra Vaidya studied fine art at Sir J. J. School of Art, Mumbai. She has been teaching drawing, sketching, painting with oil pastels, watercolour painting, canvas painting with acrylic paints and oil painting for more than 25 years. She has taught thousands of students of all ages. Apart from running art classes and courses, Chitra Vaidya has conducted a large number of painting demonstrations and painting workshops for children, college students, women groups and corporates. Apart from being a popular art teacher, Chitra had held several solo and group exhibitions of her paintings at leading art galleries. Apart from the paintings that she has presented at several art shows, she gets commissioned regularly to create paintings for clients - individual as well as corporate.
Projects and initiatives of Khula Aasmaan are implemented on the ground by Art India Foundation