Sanjhi Art

Published: February 14, 2013, on Blog

It exists in many forms under many names in countries across the globe : The Art Of Paper cutting. We begin in the homeland India. Hailing from the states of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh the unique craft of paper cutting is called Sanjhi. Traditionally it was used as a stencil to create the reputed festive […]

Shola Pith Art …

Published: January 19, 2013, on Blog

One of the finest crafting traditions is the Shola Pith craft of West Bengal. Out of the marshes are carved the most intricate and fragile art pieces. The crafting is done by the molding, carving and cutting of the core of the shoal pith plant (Aeschymene aspera) that grows in ponds and marshes in the […]


Published: September 10, 2012, on Blog

Pondering on the act of carving and cutting as an art form, we sat reflecting on Halloween and the practice of pumpkin carving during the same. A short research led to some interesting knowledge Throughout Britainand Ireland, there is a long tradition of carving lanterns from vegetables, particularly the turnip, mangelwurzel, or swede.  The turnip was traditionally but immigrants […]

Understanding Thermocol as Science wants us to.

Published: August 30, 2012, on Blog

Thermocol is a commercial name, which has over the years due to its popular association become the accepted term for the chemical ‘Polystyrene’. Polystyrene was first Produced by the German company Badishche Anilin and Soda Fabrics (BASF) in the year 1951 and was assigned the trade name of thermocol. A lot of research dating back […]

Hello Readers …

Published: August 29, 2012, on Blog

We plan to design this page as an blog roll for you. Wherein we bring to you information we find on thermocol and art. Thoughts and information is like branches, one thing leads to the next and the next. Hence we bring to you our little tree of subjects we suppose would prove interesting.