Muralidhar (aka Murali) is senior mentor and course designer at GenWise with 20+ years of experience in the social sector. In addition to delivering Vocational Training to young adults, he is currently responsible for design, manufacturing and marketing operations at a traditional handicraft (wooden toys) enterprise near Bengaluru. Murali has also delivered training and professional development programs for secondary school science teachers and 'making' skills to "gifted students" for around 4 years.
Murali has a bachelor's degree in Engineering from IIT Madras.
Throwing Light on Colours - A Hands-On Workshop
“Why do two colors, put one next to the other, sing? Can one really explain this? No. Just as one can never learn how to paint.”
May 22, 2022
For Ei ATS Gold/ Silver/ Bronze Scholars;
Grades 6, 7 in 2022-23
This hands-on workshop will explore the Concept of Colour through questions and discussions, and a variety of practical activities, including Science Experiments and DIY activities.
Topics that will be addressed include:
What gives Colour
How do we see / perceive colour ( Colour is not absolute )
Colours in Nature
Natural Dyes & Synthetic Colours
Additive Colours and Subtractive Colours ( Light Sources & Pigments )
Where is the colour ( Object / Light / Eye)
Sample Activities include:
Colour Mixing using Spinning Tops
Make your own paints from Nature
Fabric Dying with flowers, seeds and roots