“Art helps in breaking all barriers and touches everyone’s heart and language of nature is universal”.

Mr. Prasad Natarajan one of India’s leading wildlife artist who is featured in one of India’s top wildlife magazine visits Ekya School JP Nagar. He extensively travels all over the world to study the behavior of his subjects in their natural habitat. Gathering as much information possible through images and field sketches enables him to depict his subjects as accurately as possible. These sketches and images later transform into finished works at his studio Mango Grove Art Gallery/Studio. He mainly works with Charcoal/Pencils (Graphite), Watercolors and Acrylics. His style of work is realism.

Students had a wonderful opportunity to interact with Mr. Prasad and got to know more details about wildlife drawings.

 

Mr. Prasad demonstrated a watercolor painting of a sparrow which was an imaginary drawing. He gave a short tutorial to the students on how the painting is done. He explained in detail a step by step procedure to get a perfect painting.  Students also spoke about the different features of the different birds they have seen. Students were told how to practice sketches every day. They thoroughly enjoyed the demonstration done by the artist.

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