Dsource Promotional video - www.dsource.in 'Creating Digital Learning Environment for Design in India' also called 'e-kalpa' is sponsored by the Ministry of Human Resources, Government of India as part of the National Mission in Education through Information and Communication Technology. The overall objective is the creation and development of new learning environments related to design that will provide greater access and enhancement to acquisition of critical knowledge, skills, and abilities for economic and social development in our country. This initiative 'e-kalpa' will be collaboratively developed by the three institutions - IDC at IIT Bombay, NID at Bangalore and DOD at IIT Guwahati along with the support of other design related institutions’ and organizations.
Object drawing is essential for representation of 3 dimensional objects. This course is a must for designers dealing with the design of 3 dimensional objects.
This do it yourself module on Object Drawing includes learnings about the following: • Methods of pencil drawing through exercises, to coordinate eye and hand movements to acquire necessary skills to improve the quality of line drawing • Drawing in perspective, one point and two point perspective • Drawing by looking at objects in correct perspective and proportions • Drawing objects from memory with correct perspective and proportions • Drawing of shadows for single lighting • Drawing highlights for simple objects
Basket making has been one of the most intrinsic aspects of Naga culture throughout the ages. From being valued as a dowry basket to being used in the day to day activities like carrying water, firewood and the harvests from fields and gardens, the handicrafts of Nagaland speak in volumes about the way cane and bamboo have been molded in the hands of skilled craftsmen. In this section we look at cane and basketry produced by a master craftsman from Khonoma village in Nagaland. This section will trace the entire process of weaving of a particular type of cane basket called 'Khophi'; from processing the raw material to the final product and subsequently the various uses to which it is put.
The course on Calligraphy as conceived by Professor R K Joshi is supported by video demonstrations by Professor Santosh Kshirsagar, student of Professor R K Joshi and now a faculty member at the Sir J J Institute of Applied Art, Mumbai, India.