Renowned water colour artist, Chandranath Acharya conducted a session for the students and art enthusiasts at Chitrakala Parishath on Wednesday.
Mr Acharya, whose paintings have been exhibited in many places around the world in the past four decades, spent the day with students and art enthusiasts. He painted for four hours at the venue.
Speaking about Mr Acharya’s artistic talent, Anil Kumar, senior faculty at Chitrakala Parishath said, “He has magic in his hands. It was an honour to have him here.”
The students were so excited to try their hands at new techniques he taught. Divya Charan, a student said, “He explained everything in simple words and swift strokes of his brush.”
Born in Puttur, Karnataka, Mr Acharya completeddiploma in painting and drawing in 1973, and post diploma in graphics in 1981 from Santi Niketan, West Bengal.