Art with Sara

“I never ever want to stop painting,” says 15 year old Dharini A from Mysore

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Hey everyone, your friend Sara here! Welcome to my colourful ‘Art with Sara’ section.

Here I publish the writings of young artists who not only share their beautiful work, but also manage an equally challenging task of ‘expressing their art.’

Today’s artwork is by an incredibly talented young artist who is as passionate as brillitant.

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Dharini A is a 15 year old from Mysore. She goes to  St.Joseph’s School, JayalakshmiPuram, Mysore. Dharini is delighted with her art classes at The Hobby Place, for nurturing her talent.

 

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Art, what I believed it to be, was a way of expressing feelings which are  inexpressible in words.

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Eventually I learned that it could be done simply to  satisfy oneself or just for joy.

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But what does my art mean to me? Surely my artworks do not just mean a
mere collection to me. It is a valuable collection that constantly reminds me of my hard work and sometimes I also think of wonderful memories associated with the paintings.

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Back in 2015,my mum put me in art classes, where I started to master my  basics. After all the question is what kept me coming to art all the time?

Ganesh Art by kids with Sara Bookosmia

I think that every photo taken, comes in with a memory. The very same way, I paint because every painting transforms into a beautiful moment in my mind.

Those beautiful moments gives me so much bliss and joy that i never want to stop painting.

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I remember one such event ,when I was gazing at my painting of goddess Saraswati. I had found the picture in a book and it kept reminding me of the stories in the book.

Every time I completed a part of the painting or even the  whole picture it gave me a sense of accomplishment.

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That immense joy that I experienced was just an excellent experience.

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So that is my story. I never ever want to stop painting .

Indian art by kids for kids with Sara Bookosmia

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“I dont lose, I either win or I learn,” by 13 year old Samarth A from Mysore

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Hey everyone, your friend Sara here! Welcome to my colourful ‘Art with Sara’ section.

Here I publish the writings of young artists who not only share their beautiful work, but also manage an equally challenging task of ‘expressing their art.’

Today’s wonderful artwork is shared by a young artist who talks beautifully and honestly of his journey with art. What a wonderful message to every child who thinks they are not naturally blessed with a talent.

Art by kids, for kids with Sara Samarth Mysore Bookosmia

Samarth A is a 13 year old from Mysore. He is a student in 8th grade at St. Joseph’s school(C.B.S.E), Jayalakshmipuram.

Samarth is delighted with his art classes at The Hobby Place, for nurturing his talent.

 

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When I was in grade 1, I didn’t draw so well in my drawing books and notebooks nor in other subjects . I didn’t know how important drawing was and how it would affect my future studies.

 

I wouldn’t join drawing classes because I would love to play video games  instead of learning drawing. Even when my parents forced me to go, I was still stuck with my stubborn behaviour.

 

One fine day at school, it was drawing period and I got scolding from my  teacher, asking, “Why can’t you draw like your sister?’’

Everyone in my class laughed at me and that day gave me motivation to start  focusing on my art.

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When I reached grade 4, the same teacher appreciated  me for my gradual change in art and drawing.

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Whenever I would start, the drawing looked pale and lifeless but whenever I  used to fill colours in it and finish, it looked really beautiful.

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I would be proud of myself, once I finished my artwork.

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My favourite painting is palette knife painting.

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“I have always enjoyed art,” says 9 year old Poorvika from Mysuru

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Here I publish the writings of young artists who not only share their beautiful work, but also manage an equally challenging task of ‘expressing their art.’

Today’s wonderful artwork and thoughts around it, are shared by 9 year old Poorvika from Mysuru.

Art by kids with Sara Poorvika Mysore Bookosmia

Poorvika loves arts and science.  She is talented in dancing, painting, sketching, colouring and swimming. She also like sports.  Her favourite sport is Kabbadi. Poorvika is a student of Podar International School, Mysuru.

Poorvika’s interest in art led her to join the highly recommended virtual art training sessions by The Hobby Place.
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During the pandemic I was bored of just sitting around. So I thought of the idea of illustrating corona virus.  That is how I came up with ‘How people get Corona’.
I like to draw with colour pencils also.  One among them is a picture of my family going to the beach.
Family at the beach painting Art with Sara Bookosmia
Another drawing with colour pencils and sketch is ‘My Science Lab’.  This is about my future science lab.  I have always dreamt about becoming a scientist.  So I tried to draw my science lab.
Art for kids with Sara science lab Bookosmia
My favourite artwork is ‘Butterfly Mandala.’ This is my first attempt with mandala.  I always wanted to try mandala art as my mother does  beautiful mandala arts.  My father gave an idea of doing mandala on a butterfly. With my father’s and mother’s support I did the mandala.  I like it a lot because of its wonderful designs.
Butterfly Mandala Art by kids with Sara Bookosmia
I have always enjoyed art.  I chose the subject because it was the most interesting idea for me.  First I was feeling that it would not come well.  While working on it I thought I could have thought up more ideas.  After finishing it I felt it turned out to be good.
Here are some other artworks by me.  Here are a few words about them. I used water colour to create the picture of my brother, my cousin and me standing below the moonlight.  We are gazing at the stars, comets and the moon.
Night sky art by kids with Sara Bookosmia
Another water colour painting is about ‘Saving the earth’.  It is happy on the left side because people are not polluting the earth.  It is sad on the right side because we are polluting earth.
Earth drawing by kids with Sara Bookosmia
 I like working with poster colours also.  One among them is about flowers.  This is special because I painted it with my fingers.
Finger painting by kids Art with Sara Bookosmia

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“I gained a lot of patience, confidence and concentration from my art teacher,” says 12 year old  Paavani Shrivastava from Jaipur

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Here I publish the writings of young artists who not only share their beautiful work, but also manage an equally challenging task of ‘expressing their art.’

Today’s stunning artwork and thoughts around it, are shared by 12 year old  Paavani Shrivastava from Jaipur.

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Paavani Shrivastava is a student of, Maharani Gayatri Devi Girls’ School, Jaipur. She has many hobbies such as cooking, reading etc. Her interest in art led her to join the virtual art training sessions by The Hobby Place, where she learnt the wonderful Mandala art.

 

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One day, in the month of May, my mother was browsing on Facebook, when she found out about the online classes for ‘Mandala Art.’
I was not that interested because I had never done it before, or even heard about in Mandala. But, when I started doing it I gained more and more interest.
The reason why I got MORE interested was because of my teacher (Ms. Karuna) who always taught me the best and motivated me.


My teacher taught in  a very clear way and I found her references to be amazing. Under her  guidance I gained a lot of patience, confidence and concentration in me.

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When I start making the mandala -that feeling can’t be expressed.
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I was so happy and excited after each one. The result always made me push myself forward with more dedication towards my work.

When I finished all my Mandala courses (level 1, 2, 3), I started with acrylic painting course.
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Right now, I am on the second level of acrylic painting and I have made a plentiful of them.
When I start making them I was not confident enough with the result but as  my teacher guided me, it started looking beautiful and the final result was very satisfying.
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Below are a few pictures of my artwork..
  

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“I enjoyed learning the Cheriyal art form!” says 7 year old Radhika Banerjee from Singapore

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Here I publish the writings of young artists who not only share their beautiful work, but also manage an equally challenging task of ‘expressing their art.’

 

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Today 7 year old Radhika Banerjee from Singapore shares her excitement with us, after participating in MeMeraki’s brilliant art workshops, which are run to revive the attention that ancient Indian art forms deserve.

 

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It was my summer holidays and I did an art class.

I learnt a new form of art called Cheriyal painting.

I liked the way the shapes were used to draw the painting. In Cheriyal painting, they use primary colours to paint.

I drew a lady with a basket with oranges.

Cheriyal Art by kids with Sara Bookosmia

 

I spoke to my friends about it. It was great fun!

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“I love to paint Indian gods and deities,” by 10 year old P. Malolan from Puducherry

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Here I publish the writings of young artists who not only share their beautiful work, but also manage an equally challenging task of ‘expressing their art.’

 

Today’s young artist has a unique interest- to paint Indian gods and deities.

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P. Malolan likes to learn mantras, vedas, cycling and drawing pictures of God. While drawing, he feel happy.
He is a student of Sri Sankara Vidhyalaya Higher Secondary School, Puducherry.

 

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I like our nation very much. This is my first try in 3D drawing.

Lets keep our nation clean and safe. Give respect to our culture.
Be a good Citizen. I would like to serve our nation. Jai Hind.

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Lord Krishna gave us so many golden thoughts via Bhagawath Gita.  All are  fruitful in our day to day life.

Art with Sara Krishna by kids Bookosmia

Pleasant to hear music coming from flute. Ganapriyan = Music Lover

Art with Sara Krishna music art by kids Bookosmia

 

Lord Maha Vishnu who creates the world.

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Rama Bakthar Jai Hanuman.

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“I love drawing, especially mixing colours,” says 10 year old S. Shivani Devi from Chennai

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Here I publish the writings of young artists who not only share their beautiful work, but also manage an equally challenging task of ‘expressing their art.’

Today’s wonderful artwork and thoughts around it, are shared by 10 year old S. Shivani Devi from Chennai .

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S. Shivani Devi studies 6th standard in N.S.N. Memorial School. Her hobby is dancing – Bharatanatyam. Her ambition is to  become a doctor. She is interested in arts and crafts. 
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In my childhood, while I used to go to Hindi class, my brother used to go to  drawing class.  This provoked a huge interest in me for art. I finally convinced my parents and joined the drawing class.
I loved drawing, especially mixing colours. When I finished the drawing and  started with painting, I would be really happy.
I love art work. Recently, my teacher gave me an activity to paint on a cloth. I really thank her because it made me realize the joy of painting on a cloth. It  was really interesting. This painting is based on Jammu and Kashmir design. In Kashmir the earliest records of this goes back to the 17th century. It was primarily worn by Kings and Royal Courtiers.
Art for kids with Sara Jammu and Kashmir Bookosmia
Painting on cloth is difficult. We have to spread the cloth in order to paint. It was extremely difficult. But, when I finished it, I was delighted!
Here is my favourite painting. I like it because it depicts a calm sunset scenery. I painted it on a canvas board using acrylic paint. This was my first painting on a canvas board. So, it was special to me.
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“Never give up,” says budding doodlist 12 year old Meher Gandhi from Vadodara

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Here I publish the writings of young artists who not only share their beautiful work, but also manage an equally challenging task of ‘expressing their art.’

Today’s wonderful doodle artworks are shared by 12 year old Meher Gandhi from Vadodara.

Art with Sara Mehr Vadodara BookosmiaMeher is an avid reader who also loves to play the keyboard. She enjoys swimming and dancing. Meher goes to Navrachana International School, Vadodara (NISV). She is a student of Young Orators.

 

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Today I will tell you about my transformation from a “doodling is not for me person” to “wow! I can doodle so well” person.

I used to see many of my school friends ‘doodle.’ I loved them, the diminutive designs they all made. But I always thought that I’m not wired to doodle.

 

Those friends had a group in which they would share all kinds of doodles. My English teacher doodles very well and they had started something called Doodlethon. I wanted to draw them too, but I never thought I had the spirit within me.

Slowly, I gathered and mustered up all my courage, that I hadn’t used since decades and picked up a pencil to draw the outline. I was about to give up after drawing the outline as it had confirmed that I was not cut for doodling.

It was then, that my English teacher, Ma’am Srilakshmi  emboldened me with her wit to try my hand and told me to keep striving till I was satisfied.

Guess what? It worked!

Not only did I complete my outline but also the interior minute doodle work. I  sent her a picture and I was thrilled that she found it wonderful.

This drove my spirits up. I developed a liking for doodling. I started on my second one and it was simply lovely. And so , I continued. Day by day my doodles became superior and finer. I must admit, that once my barrier of fear  was broken, the journey was satisfying and enjoyable.

Art with Sara doodle by kids Bookosmia

 

This connected me to many folks who are fine doodlists and their doodles helped enhance my learning.

My best friends also helped me draw better as they encouraged me. It was indeed a major necessity for me to draw well.

One of my all-time favourite doodles is ‘The Butterfly.’ This is close to my heart
because I can relate to it. The way a butterfly symbolizes the transformation into something beautiful, I too feel that I have evolved gradually in this learning process and transformed into a confident doodlist.

I must say, the internet here has a very brawny use, which works as a starter  and gives you many innovative ideas to ignite your mind.

With this, I not only learnt how to doodle, outline, trace and hold the pen with
confidence but also learnt a very worthy, valuable and important lesson that is to ‘Never Give Up!’

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“Whenever I have free time, I look for good pictures to draw,”says 9 year old  Rishan Rajesh from Chennai

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Hey everyone, your friend Sara here! Welcome to my colourful ‘Art with Sara’ section.

Here I publish the writings of young artists who not only share their beautiful work, but also manage an equally challenging task of ‘expressing their art.’

Today’s wonderful artwork and thoughts around it, are shared by 9 year old  Rishan Rajesh from Chennai.

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Art for kids, by kids with Sara Rishan Chennai Bookosmia

Rishan loves reading adventure stories, playing cricket, drawing his favorite cartoon characters and doing craft work using clay.

He is a student of NSN Memorial Senior Secondary School, Chennai.

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After studying and finishing my school work, whenever I have time, I look for good pictures to draw.

This drawing I have  done after reading the story book – MAGIC SCHOOL BUS TAKES A MOON WALK

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I always want to do something different from my previous artwork. Here I  have done a pencil sketch of Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan, dedicated to my teachers and parents on the occasion of Teacher’s Day.

Art with Sara Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan by kids Bookosmia

 

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Here is an artwork based on a cartoon show I enjoy.

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“I simply enjoy drawing a picture, with or without any story,”says 10 year old M. Vidhya Lakshmi from Chennai

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Here I publish the writings of young artists who not only share their beautiful work, but also manage an equally challenging task of ‘expressing their art.’

Today’s wonderful artwork and thoughts around it, are shared by10 year old M. Vidhya Lakshmi from Chennai .

Art with Sara Vidhyalakshmi Chennai Bookosmia

10 year old M. Vidhya Lakshmi from Chennai shares a write up on her beautiful artwork and thoughts.

She is very interested in drawing, art and crafts and singing .

Vidhya is a student of NSN Memorial Senior Secondary School, Chennai

 

 

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When I was studying in second standard I started drawing small pictures and I am continuing even now.  Here are some of the drawings I made during  the lock down period.

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Once, my father took me to his friend’s house. His daughter was drawing pictures and doing some art and craft. It inspired me to do more and more art.

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I always enjoyed art and craft from my childhood days.

I simply enjoy drawing a picture, with or without any story. My art may not have a theme to its subject. I paint in general, both drawing and art and craft.

 

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While creating art work I feel happy, and enjoy working on it and finally completing it I like to admire it.

Art for kids with Sara ganesh Bookosmia

From my own work my favourite art work is Little Krishna.

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“Every time I sit for art, I want to do something different,”says 10 year old Deekshita Sureshkumar from Chennai

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Hey everyone, your friend Sara here! Welcome to my colourful ‘Art with Sara’ section.

Here I publish the writings of young artists who not only share their beautiful work, but also manage an equally challenging task of ‘expressing their art.’

Today’s wonderful artwork and thoughts around it, are shared by 10 year old Deekshita Sureshkumar from Chennai. Dont miss her unique pencil shaving art.

Art with Sara for kids, by kids Deekshita Chennai Bookosmia Deekshita loves reading short stories and fairy tales. She is also fond of art and craft. She is a student of NSN Memorial Senior Seconday School, Chennai.

 

 

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One of the important spare time activity I enjoy, is art and craft work.  Whenever I have even five minutes of time, I immediately start making a craft work for my Barbie doll. I always like to make colourful and vibrant art works. Art not only engages me, but it gives joy and great satisfaction to me.

Art with Sara princess art for kids by kids Bookosmia

Here is my recent work – Mandala art. As I was surfing for some art videos and ideas, I saw this on google. It impressed me a lot. Mandala is an ancient art form where shapes have vibrant appearance.

Art with Sara Mandala by kids for kids Bookosmia

When I started to draw this, I felt its difficult and tough as it has more of tiny works but eventually I tried and completed it.  As I finished, my parents appreciated me . I was so happy and excited to see the final one.

Each and every time I sit for art, I want to do something different from the  previous one.

Art with Sara pencil shading for kids, by kids Bookosmia

I like the pencil shaving art. It really means a lot to me.

Art with Sara pencil shaving for kids, by kids Bookosmia

Here is another one of my favourite painting-

Art with Sara for kids by kids Bookosmia

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“I like to try different types of drawings,” says 10 year old Pranav M from Chennai

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Hey everyone, your friend Sara here! Welcome to my colourful ‘Art with Sara’ section.

Here I publish the writings of young artists who not only share their beautiful work, but also manage an equally challenging task of ‘expressing their art.’

Today’s wonderful artwork and thoughts around it, are shared by 10 year old Pranav M from Chennai.

Art with Sara Pranav Chennai Bookosmia

Pranav is a student of NSN Memorial Senior Secondary School, Chennai.

 

 

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My hobby is drawing.

I draw a picture for every festival. For Ganesh Chaturthi, I drew Ganesha.  He is is my favourite God. 

Art with Sara Ganesh Bookosmia

I like to draw different types of drawings. 

I drew Abdul Kalam because he was a great scientist. This is my first pencil shading.
Art with Sara Abdul Kalaam Bookosmia
Coffee drawing is another type of painting. I used coffee powder to this  drawing. I am so excited to try this. It came out very well.
Art with Sara Coffee Drawing Bookosmia
Of all my drawings, Doodle art is my favourite.
Art with Sara Buddha Doodle Bookosmia

 

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“The more I sketched and painted, the more confident I became,” says the talented 10 year old Aditi from Wolverhampton UK

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Hey everyone, your friend Sara here! Welcome to my vibrant ‘Art with Sara’ section.

Here I publish the writings of young artists who not only share their beautiful work, but also manage an equally challenging task of ‘expressing their art.’

Ready to get stunned?  Today I share the breath-taking work of  10 year old Aditi from Wolverhampton UK.

Artwork with Sara Aditi UK Bookosmia

Aditi lives with her two sisters, is an avid reader, keen artist and has recently used her skills in art to open her own fundraiser for the NHS. She enjoys singing, dancing and playing the piano. Recently, her acrostic poem on ‘coronavirus’ was accepted for publication in the Young Writers’ Write to Unite book, due to be released in  September 2020.
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 I decided to do Madhubani art to showcase one of the richest art heritage of  India. Madhubani painting  is practiced in Mithila. This painting is done with a variety of tools, including fingers, twigs, brushes, nib-pens, and matchsticks and using natural dyes and pigments. It is characterized by its eye-catching geometrical patterns. There is ritual content for particular occasions, such as birth or marriage, and festivals, such as Holi, Surya Shasti, Kali Puja,  Upanayana, and Durga Puja.

Art with Sara Madhubani Bookosmia
The paintings were traditionally done on freshly plastered mud walls and  floors of huts, but now they are also done on cloth, handmade paper and canvas. Bright colours like red, yellow, blue, green, orange are used for these  paintings.

The next paining I share is titled ‘A village in Bengal.’Having been born and brought up in U.K. and with patients hailing from Bengal, I always wondered how the villages of Bengal and India in general would look like. Although I’ve been to India, I’ve only visited Kolkata and never been outside the city. I came across a painting of a quintessential Bengal village by the great Indian artist Gaganendranath Tagore and was inspired to draw my own take of a Bengal village. 

A Village in Bengal Art with Sara by Aditi from UK Bookosmia
Durga puja is arguably the most important cultural event every year on a Bengali’s calendar. The whole state stops to celebrate the five days when the goddess Durga along with her four children leaves her husband Shiv’s abode and returns to her maternal home. This picture,Ardhanarishwar, depicts half Durga and half Shiv in perfect balance with each other. It signifies how the masculine and feminine energies are in a perfect balance in this universe and in reality are two sides of the same coin and these energies are inseparable (or the same) from each other.
Ardhanarishwar Durga Shiv Art with Sara by Aditi UK Bookosmia

I have always enjoyed drawing and painting from a young age. During lockdown, we had a lot of time to pursue our extracurricular activities and hobbies and I started out by self- learning various painting and sketching techniques with various media like graphite, charcoal, oil pastels, colour  pencils and water colour. I went onto online training and in the last couple of years I also had few sessions of sketching techniques from a teacher.

 

My dad and granddad paint quite well and particularly my grand dad set me  several challenges to do. As with everything, the more I sketched and painted, the more confident I became.

Recently, I set up a fundraiser to sketch or paint for people in return for a small donation which went to NHS. I offered to sketch or paint anything of their choice. This way, I sketched portraits of people from their photographs. Many asked me to draw anything I wished and in these situations, I chose to paint a variety of landscapes with different media as I really enjoy doing landscapes with bright colours. I’ve also sketched animals and birds in various media.

Shading bird Art with Sara by Aditi UK Bookosmia

 

I think drawing a portrait from a photograph is quite hard as it has to look like the real person with the specific features unlike a landscape which can be anything to your imagination. So mistakes are very easy to spot on a portrait. Many a times, during the initial stages I’ve felt that the art work isn’t really turning out well but in the end, it’s not been too bad. There’s always a feeling of happiness and satisfaction on completing any work as it’s your creation.

Deer Shading Art with Sara by Aditi UK Bookosmia

I think all the pictures have a story to tell. And they’ve taught me a lot, not only about different sketching and painting techniques but I also learnt about the ‘Ardhanarishwar‘ concept and  Indian art through my Madhubani painting. My deer painting in particular, reminds me of our forests that are home to so many animals and birds and how important it is to conserve the earth’s greenery for our own survival and maintain nature’s balance.

 

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‘In my picture I want to show how beautiful and colourful nature is,’says 8 year old Krrish Mehra from Kolkata

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Hey everyone, your friend Sara here! Welcome to my colourful ‘Art with Sara’ section.

Here I publish the writings of young artists who not only share their beautiful work, but also manage an equally challenging task of ‘expressing their art.’

Today’s wonderful artwork and thoughts around it, are shared by 8 year old Krrish Mehra from Kolkata.

Art with Sara for kids by kids Krrish Mehra BookosmiaKrrish is a fun loving and playful boy. He loves music, playing and dancing with his little sister and likes playing tennis, cricket, carrom, etc. He loves to travel and is an excited and observant traveler. His love for nature is apparent in his artwork. Krrish is a student of La Martiniere for Boys, Kolkata.

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Having a new-found interest in drawing and colouring, I decided to try to make a few drawings. As I saw a beautiful bird outside my window, I decided to make a bird. I gave the bird so many colours as I was imagining a bird like this  somewhere in the forest.

Art with Sara bird Bookosmia

I was quite happy and excited at the start of making this drawing, and was stunned to see it at the end.

In  my picture I want to show how beautiful and colourful nature is.

My parents,my little sister and I visited a mountain last October and I liked it very much. Thats why I decided to make a picture of mountains. We visited so many places and on the way I saw mountains, the sun, waterfall and a hut, all at once and it felt good.

I was quite happy and excited while making this drawing.

Art with Sara landscape by kids Bookosmia

My favourite art-work is Mona Lisa that my mother showed me a few months ago (attached Mona Lisa artwork)

Art with Sara Mona Lisa kids favourite Bookosmia

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‘I like many drawings, especially all princess,’ says 5 year old Omeraa Shriwardhankar from Mumbai

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Here I publish the writings of young artists who not only share their beautiful work, but also manage an equally challenging task of ‘expressing their art.’

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Here is a young artist, 5 year old Omeraa Shriwardhankar from Mumbai sharing her adorable thoughts on her adorable artwork.

Our art section wont have been complete without an image of the Frozen princess Elsa, isnt it?

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I love to draw since i was a baby.

I Love Rainbow.

Art with Sara I love rainbows Bookosmia

I drew this because its a beautiful scenery.

Art with Sara Rainbow Bookosmia

While drawing i felt nice and excited.  Life is beautiful.

I like many drawings especially all princess.

Elsa Frozen Art with Sara Bookosmia

 

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‘When I start my artwork, I dont expect perfection,’ says 13 year old V. Jai  Sankaranand from Chennai

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Sara's Art activities for kids BokoosmiaHey everyone, your friend Sara here! Welcome to my colourful ‘Art with Sara’ section.

 

 

Here I publish the writings of young artists who not only share their beautiful work, but also manage an equally challenging task of ‘expressing their art.’

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Today, I publish the work of a very talented artist  from Chennai- 13 year old V. Jai  Sankaranand . He is a student of NSN Memorial Senior Secondary School.

In addition  In addition to a great spread of artwork, he is also very interested in doing science projects.

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I have been interested in drawing since my childhood days. I started drawing  when I was in IV std and am continuing even now.I always enjoyed art from my childhood.

Here I have attached some of my art pictures. My recent art work is Lord Ganesha, as a Ganesh Chathurthi special.

Ganesh Art with Sara Bookosmia

My favourite picture is Charlie Chaplin and Lord Ganesha.

Charlie Chaplin Art with Sara Bookosmia

 

I am also very fond of 3d drawings

 

3d drawings Art with Sara Bookosmia

I was very interested in drawing cartoon characters. To take my drawings to  the next level, I chose portraits of people.

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Nehru portrait Art with Sara Bookosmia

Mother Teresa’s is my favourite art work. I tried 5 times and it came out very  well only at the sixth time.

Mother Teresa Art with Sara Bookosmia

When I start my art, usually I will just give a try and I will not expect perfection in it. But after finishing it, I myself wonder at my perfection.

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‘Art means the world to me,’says 14 year old Samaira Agarwal from Kolkata

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Art with SaraHello young artists, your friend Sara here! Welcome to my vibrant ‘Art with  Sara’ section, where I publish the writings of young artists from across the  world, who not only share their beautiful work, but also manage an equally  challenging task of  ‘expressing their art.’
Today is another special write up.
#SaraReads poems from young poets Samaira Kolkata BookosmiaThe young artist Samaira from Kolkata helps us broaden our view of ‘art’, not only reflected in bright colours or vibrant paintings, but as a beautiful expression of our perspective.
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Art means the world to me and I just want to see that if we do anything with  our full interest and concentration, anything can be done. Your determination  can prove that everything is possible.
 I have made this art for all the women who leaves their house and sacrifice their title and wills.
Art with Sara Bride or woman Samaira Bookosmia
I have used my Zentangle and Madhubani skills and mostly  my own creativity to create this imagery of a bride.
A bride is a protagonist in the whole story of this world.
A bride….who is she? She is a transformation. Not of one life, but many. With  her devotion she starts a journey, but at the same time there are so many thoughts going in her mind. My art signifies all those thoughts of a bride. Every  doodle of art is an expression of her feelings, values and her knowledge.
Here is a break down of the various aspects being depicted
Art with Sara A Bride Woman Samaira Bookosmia
My most favourite part is the chess board- it shows her rationalizing skills, her efficiency of handling various situations smartly.
The part which reflects motherhood personifies the power of bring life to this  world, nurturing the little ones and showering all she has possessed. 
 
Lastly I would I like to highlight the ‘bindi’….it’s simply a promise to manage all her responsibilities with best efforts.. 
 

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“I create my own designs,” says 9 year old Aarush from Bangalore

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Hello everyone, your friend Sara here! Art is not just about drawing beautifully or colouring wonderfully within the lines. It is also about the ability to imagine or create a design from scratch.

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Today I am very excited to share the artwork of one such brilliant artist who not only drew and coloured but also conceptualized a humorous idea himself- 9 year old Aarush from Bangalore. He is a student of BGS World School, Bangalore.

 

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My big passion is playing cricket. I am an RCB fan and practice cricket with full gear everyday. But I also try my hands at art.

I love super-heroes and have been an Avengers fan.

I decided to create my own super-hero. Stand back Iron Man, Hulk, Spider Man, here is a a real life super-hero who is a detective.He helps people find lost  laptops , books and gadgets!

 

Art with Sara superhero Aarush Bangalore Bookosmia

I have designed his full get up myself, in keeping with his personality and role.

Thank you.

“My artwork is a salute to the real heroes of our country,” says 5 year old Aadi Jain from Kolkata

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Hello young artists, your friend Sara here! Bright and colourful is how ‘Art with Sara’ section is. Today on the eve of India’s Independence Day, I am happy to   dedicate this section to the  artwork and expressions of a young artist, who wants to use his art and skills to convey a message for the country.

Read with Sara stories for kids by kids Adi Kolkata Bookosmia5 year old Aadi Jain from Kolkata  shares his artwork and his understanding of freedom and who the real heroes of the country are .

 

 

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I have made this drawing for 15th of August as we are celebrating our  Independence day.
Art means colours to me, so I have used the colours of our flag to create this picture,  a salute to the real heroes of our nation who  are keeping our country safe. When I was drawing the pictures, I felt very proud for them. 
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Freedom to me means that I don’t have to ask for things. This could be in any aspect of life.
I like to colour with pencil colours. I am not learning to paint in any class but my Mumma tells me how  to do things and I do.  She bought me many colours which got me interested in art.
I feel artists can make a difference to India by draw good pictures for India and of India.  I love my country very much.

“I love to use Art to express my thoughts,”says 8 year old Ishita Achary from Chennai #ArtWithSara11

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Hello young artists, your friend Sara here! Welcome to my vibrant ‘Art with Sara’ section, where I publish the writings of young artists from across the world, who not only share their beautiful work, but also manage an equally challenging task of  ‘expressing their art.
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Here is some brilliant artwork and an an equally well thought write up by Ishita Achary from Chennai. Can you believe she is only 8 years old?

 

 

For me, art is a way of expressing my imaginations.

I love to play with colors on canvas to express my thoughts and art is the only way to do it. Hence, I love art.
Art with Sara young artist Ishita Bookosmia
During the lockdown period, I have watched the TV show “Shree Krishna” and it inspired me to create various paintings of Lord Krishna and Radha.

I do see photographs of Lord Krishna through various means and draw the painting in my own way and color patterns.

Art with Sara young Artist Ishita Chennai Bookosmia
There is always a hidden message behind my art work and it depends on the theme of paintings. This “Lord Radha-Krishna” painting tells the story of love and devotion of Radha towards Lord Krishna and the precious time they spent together.

 

I love to do abstract and composite style paintings. Paintings based on nature and natural objects are my cup of tea. I do face a bit of challenge while painting human faces. I am practicing trying various techniques to overcome this challenge.

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“I can paint for hours, if you let me,” says Ira,12, Hong Kong Art With Sara Series #10

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Hey everyone, your friend Sara here! Welcome to my colourful ‘Art with Sara’ section. Here I publish the writings of young artists who not only share their beautiful work, but also manage an equally challenging task of ‘expressing their art.’

Art with Sara I can paint for hours Ira Hong Kong Bookosmia

This write up by 12 year old Ira Ratnaparkhi from  Hongkong is so refreshing,  with her honesty and passion oozing out. Ira was a participant at MeMeraki’s brilliant art workshops, a company committed to revive the attention for Indian folk art across the world.

 

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I decided to do the Patachitra workshop because I was bored at home during the summer holidays and you can’t go out due to the pandemic. Also wanted   to do it because I thought of trying something new other than Madhubani,  which I have tried to learn before. I have always been interested in drawing and art and love to draw or paint since childhood.

Art with Sara young artist Ira Bookosmia

 

I chose Patachitra and Warli because they looked a bit easy to do, and I was interested in Patachitra. Though both the drawings were not that easy to  draw.  When I was doing the background of the Patachitra, I used some of my   Madhubani techniques and double lined everything. When we were drawing   the Warli, I used brown and red paint and white paint for the Warli people.

In my drawing, The Warli tells the story of normal people doing their work. The  story could also be that they are cleaning and making food because it’s a special occasion or festival. The Patachitra tells the story of Ganesha. The  artist told us that he had to draw Ganesha more than 100 times when he was a  student. No wonder his is so good!

Art with Sara young artist Ira Hong Kong Bookosmia

I love to draw and paint because it makes me peaceful and happy. Since I don’t  like to talk too much, I paint. When I draw, I love to listen to music. It helps me  focus more and get the painting done quicker.

 

I have tried different kinds of  mediums such as watercolour, canvas, acrylic,  pencils and sketching, nibs etc. Usually, I can sit for a long time in one place  and paint for hours if you let me. Sometimes it takes one day to complete a  painting and sometimes it takes me many days.

I chose to draw in the first place because my mum said I should learn a type of  art. I chose to draw Madhubani as a project in year 6 for my school exhibition  project, and since then I have gotten better at it.

I think everyone should learn a different kind of folk art from their home  country.  In India, there are many folk arts to choose from, and each state has  its own style of folk art and handlooms and design motifs. Indian folk art is  very beautiful. They think of lines in different ways.

 

Even if you love painting you still need to learn it, as an experienced teacher  can teach many secrets and techniques. I have learnt the techniques of applying layers and correcting mistakes from my painting class. Sometimes I have to do more than 4 layers on one painting just to get the right texture of  the colour and blending.

When I get impatient, I spoil the painting. I also get  upset when the teacher  and I do not agree on the exact shade or corrections. I love painting and hope  to try oil painting and many more kinds of folk art.

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“When creating art, I feel calm and relaxed,”says Rhea,13, Hong Kong #ArtWithSara#9

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Hello art- lovers, Sara here! Welcome to my vibrant ‘Art with Sara’ section,  where I publish the writings of young artists who not only share their beautiful work, but also manage an equally challenging task of  ‘expressing their art.’

Art with Sara young artist Rhea Hong Kong Bookosmia

I bring to you today, the beautiful artwork and reflections of 13 year old Rhea from Hong Kong, on the back of the lovely art workshops organized by MeMeraki, committed to spread awareness of Indian folk art across the world.

 

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I have always been interested in art so I decided to join the zoom workshops to learn new forms of art I hadn’t tried before.

Art with Sara Rhea Hong Kong Bookosmia

When creating the artwork during the classes, I felt more calm and relaxed.

The subject of this artwork was an elephant with a tree behind it. It was fun to chose my own colour combinations to fill in the design, while still drawing and painting in the Madhubani art style.

Art with Sara Madhubani folkart Bookosmia

 

It was fun to learn new art forms and techniques through the workshop while creating my own artwork.

 

The workshops were very fun in general and it was nice to use this time at home to learn new art forms.

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Art With Sara Series #8-“Art tells beautiful stories, that bring a smile on my face each time,”says Aashesha,11, Gurgaon

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Sara's Art activities for kids BokoosmiaHey everyone, your friend Sara here! Welcome to my colourful ‘Art with Sara’ section.

 

 

Here I publish the writings of young artists who not only share their beautiful work, but also manage an equally challenging task of ‘expressing their art.’

Art with Sara young artist Aashesha Bookosmia

11 year old Aashesha Gupta from Gurgaon shares her enviable collection of artwork with us and some really wonderful thoughts about how Art is much beyond a splash of colours- it soothes our mind and puts a smile on our face.

 

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I really love Indian art. Before I started my folk art workshops, I never knew  that there are so many art forms within India and I was amazed!

Art with Sara Aashesha Bookosmia

 

It was a great feeling to attend art workshops because one gets to know the  story behind the art form and the artist and what all struggles did the artists  face.

 

I have always been the person who would sit down and start drawing and doodling every day, but when I saw the how detailed Indian art was, I was  spellbound and I started to take more interest in that! It looked really intricate but the artist would always make it easy for us to understand and would tell us beautiful stories that brought a smile to my face each time.

Art with Sara young artist Aashesha Bookosmia

Some of my favourite art forms are Pattachitra, Madhubani and Gond. I can’t stop looking at those paintings, it just makes me feel so nice. Every weekend I attend workshops and learn new forms and I even look forward to attending the kids workshops.

Art with Sara young artist Aashesha Bookosmia

 

Now my knowledge of Indian art has increased and I have made numerous paintings and I am proud of each one of them. I would say that this has been partially what I have doing all throughout quarantine and I would love to stay in touch with all the artists and would be glad to meet them one day!

Art with Sara young artist Aashesha Bookosmia

‘’Art is a world of stories and each time you fold the page, you will find something glorious and new.’’

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Art With Sara Series #7- “Art helped me drive away the boredom of lockdown,” says Atharv, 6 years, Nagpur

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Hello young artists, your friend Sara here. In my colourful ‘Art with Sara’  section, I publish the writings of young artists who not only share their beautiful work, but also manage an equally challenging task of ‘expressing their art.’

Art with Sara young artist Atharv Nagpur Bookosmia

 

Here is 6 year old Atharv Tiwari of DPS Nagpur talking about how art helped him break the monotony of lockdown life, as he churned out his wonderful creations.

 

 

 

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Art and craft is to draw pictures and make things using our hands. During  lockdown, I was getting a little bored so my mother guided me to draw  pictures and fill them with colours. In the beginning, I was wondering how to  draw interesting pictures. Then, my mother showed me the drawing book  where I used to draw pictures with the help of alphabets and numbers.

It truly helped me and I  began enjoying my drawing with different colours. In the month of April, my online school classes started. My class teacher guided all of us to make craft items with the help of different pictures by following step by step instructions. My few art and craft activities which gave me new learning in my life.

During my online classes, I made Piggy Bank which helped me to save money. Then I made Five Animal Puppets-I made this using paper, drew animals and  pasted it on a finger shaped paper made by me and I also wrote story on it, named ‘The Clever Elephant.’

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I also made Day and Night-I enjoyed painting this a lot and learnt that  there are different phases of moon like half moon and full moon. My concentration is improving because of doing art and craft activities.

My drawing to respect Corona Warriors was liked by my family and class  teacher. I drew beautiful drawing for my class teacher because teachers are  like God. I love doing art and craft activities. I am thankful to my mother and class teacher as they helped me and kept me busy during these lockdown
days.

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Almost all my art and craft work was done by using waste things of home. Art and craft activity had made me little creative and expressive. It’s the best way to keep oneself happy and busy. I enjoy colouring and painting.

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“Art has made me much happier,” says Aayat,7 years, London #ArtWithSara#6

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Hey young artists, your friend Sara here! Welcome to my vibrant ‘Art with Sara’ section, where I publish the writings of young artists who not only share their beautiful work, but also manage an equally challenging task of  ‘expressing their art.’

Art with Sara young artist Aayat London Bookosmia

Today on the birth anniversary of Amelia Earhart, the poster child of ‘what girls can achieve,’ I am excited to share this beautiful piece by Aayat Lal. Living in London and all of 7 years, Aayat knows more about Indian art forms than most of us would. Aayat wants to do her bit to revive traditional folkarts,  enjoying immensely the folk art  workshops by MeMeraki.

Here is a girl on a mission!

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During Lockdown, these art classes have inspired me to become an artist.  Every time I paint, I get better at it.

Art with Sara Aayat London Bookosmia

I joined these classes because I wanted to get better at art. I also joined these  art classes because I knew that only a few families are doing these art forms. This means that in a few years, these art forms will become extinct.

 

We have to learn about these art forms more so that we can pass it on to others and we can save these precious art forms.

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When I finish each painting, I feel amazed because my painting looked so good. I have also learnt that India has a lot of art forms.

 

I have learnt many art forms from India so are. Art with Sara Aayat London Bookosmia

Some of them are Phad Art from Rajasthan, Pichwai from Rajasthan, Assamese Scroll from Assam, Gond from Bhopal, Warli from Maharashtra, Pattachitra from Bengal and Orissa, Mata Ni Pachedi from Gujarat and Kalamkari from Andhra Pradesh.

 

My favourite artform is Phad Art because it’s very colourful.

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When I read books, it’s like my brain is stretching to think more about the scenes and the writing and then I picture the scene in my mind. These art classes have also helped me with my concentration.

 

I know that every GOND Painting has a story behind it and a few more art forms also have stories too.Art has made me much happier and has also made me forget all the bad things in life.

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Now when I look at a painting, I want to know what artform it is and what is the story behind it. I am so thankful that art classes are here.

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“Art takes me to my own world of imagination,” says Divisha, 7 years, Kolkata- #ArtWithSara#5

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Hello young artists, your friend Sara here. In my colourful ‘Art with Sara’ section, I publish the writings of young artists who not only share their beautiful work, but also manage an equally challenging task of ‘expressing their art.’

 

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Here is a budding artist 7 years old Divisha Agarwala from Kolkata, sharing with us her beautiful thoughts on art.

 

 

 

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I love art because it makes me feel happy and I enjoy doing it.

Sara's Art activities for kids by Divisha Bookosmia

When I was 4 years old, I used to see my elder sister doing art and I also got interested in drawing.

When I start making any art I am in my own world of imagination. I like  doodling, mandala and other forms. I enjoy making scenery, cartoon characters and much more.

Sara's Art activities for kids by Divisha Bookosmia

Whenever any special occasion comes, I make cards for my loved ones and  friends. When they appreciate my work and when I see a smile on their face, I feel very happy.

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My dream is to become an accomplished artist when I grow up.

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Art with Sara #4- “I love art because I love decorating,” says Kiyan,5,Dallas

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Hey everyone, your friend Sara here! Welcome to my colourful ‘Art with Sara’ section. Here I publish the writings of young artists who not only share their beautiful work, but also manage an equally challenging task of ‘expressing their art.’

Art with Sara Kiyan Dallas Bookosmia

Here is a lively write up from Kiyan Mahajan from Dallas, all of 5 years and the youngest artist I have seen!  Kiyan was a participant at MeMeraki’s brilliant folk art  workshops, sharing a write up as lively as he is.

 

 

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I love art because I like to decorate. I feel very happy when I complete my art so we can decorate our home with my art.

Also, I love doing activities with art. I like using highlighters, pencils, crayons, markers and paint brushes to draw and color my art.

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I liked Madhubani, Cheriyal scroll and Pichwai art workshops. I also love doing abstract art because I can draw whatever I want and use my imagination.

Sometimes my art tells a story – like once I made an art about pillows jumping up and down. I will continue working on art so I can get better at my art forms.

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Art with Sara#3- “Art is my stress buster,” says Ayaan Sonthalia ,9 years, Kolkata

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Hello people, your friend Sara here. It is so lovely to see all the wonderful entries pouring in to my ‘Art with Sara’ section, where I publish the writings of young artists. They not only share their beautiful work, but also manage an equally challenging task of ‘expressing their art.’
Art with Sara activities for kids by Ayan Kolkata
Here is 9 year old Ayaan Sonthalia  from Kolkata, talking about his choice of subjects and his reasons to take to art.
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I like art because when I am drawing, I feel relaxed. It is a stress buster for me.
My favorite art is coloring with oil pastels.
I tried doodling and pen shading  because I wanted to try something different during the lockdown.
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I chose bear pen shading because I love animals.  I have a collection of  miniatures of almost all animals.
Art with Sara activities for kids Ayan Kolkata
I also like doodling on serene subjects like Goddess Saraswati sitting on a Lotus.
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Art With Sara#2- “Every picture tells a story,” says Janvi, 7 years, London

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Hey everyone, your friend Sara here again. I am so excited to see all the wonderful entries to my ‘Art with Sara’ section where I publish the writings of young artists who not only share their beautiful work, but also manage an equally challenging task of ‘expressing their art.’

 

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Here is 7 year old Jaanvi from London, a participant at MeMeraki’s folk art workshops, sharing a write up as beautiful as her art.

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I am an art-lover and I love all forms of art. Painting has always been my most favourite and when my Mum asked if I wanted to join a folk arts workshop, I jumped with joy and I have been loving these classes since then.

I used to spend hours and hours drawing and colouring stuff I imagine. But now with proper online classes, I am learning different types of art.

I enjoy the time spent in doing these paintings. The detail each painting has is amazing and I forget how much time I am spending on it.

The happiness a completed painting gives, is not something I can say in words. I love showing it to all my family, friends and teachers and love it when they say
how good I am at it.

It is difficult sometimes when the paintings are very detailed, but I still try my best to finish it.

Every picture tells a story, always. Even if there is nothing known about it. You can always imagine how things would have been if the picture was real.
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Art With Sara #1- “Sometimes my art tells a story,” says Khushee Desai,9 years, San Jose

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Hello lovely people, Sara here. I am so excited to launch our ‘Art with Sara’ section and publish the writings of young artists who not only share their beautiful work, but also manage an equally challenging task of ‘expressing their art.’

 

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Here is 9 year old Khushee Desai from San Jose, California, a participant at MeMeraki’s folk art workshops, sharing a vibrant write up on what runs in the mind of a young artist.

 

 

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My mom had found out about folk art workshops online. She had me try one and I started to like them. So I continued and now I have done many styles. I have been interested in art since I was about three years old.
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I choose a subject in my artwork based on things around me and things from  my past. When creating an artwork, its hard to think of a topic and then represent it with things. While working on it is so much fun, to play around with the colors and to draw the designs.Finally finishing is the best part because I get to hang them on the walls of my house.
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Sometimes my art tells a story but most times it doesn’t what can it be.  I once  created an art based on Harry Potter and was trying to portray myself in the  school of Hogwarts and the sorting hat was sorting me into a house and it screamed Gryffindor!! And it had all the characters of Harry Potter that I liked. And I added patterns I learnt in the workshop in my painting.
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Art with Sara: Submission Guidelines

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Art with SaraHello young artists, Sara here! Dabbled in some art lately, or perhaps a casual doodle?
I would love to see it and also publish your thoughts on the experience of creating art. Need a little help?
Here are some suggestions on what you can send to me, not more than 500 words typed out:
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What made you come up with your recent artwork? Have you always enjoyed art or were you hesitant in the beginning? 
How and why did you choose the key theme/ subject in your artwork?
What were your feelings at different stages- while creating your artwork, working on it and finally completing it?
Do you think your picture tells a story? What can it be.
Which is your favourite art work? It can be your own work or someone else’s.
Can you share a picture of it and tell me what you love about it?
Please share your typed out responses and plenty of high resolution pictures of your artwork for readers to appreciate your work better, with me at sara@bookosmia.com