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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.”

Pablo Picasso


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

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