Learn the art of Henna temporary tattooing in this Design and Wine workshop.
~ Learn the History and science of Henna.
~ Tips and techniques on mixing your own Henna that is natural and safe.
~ A demonstration will be giving on how to fill the cones. You will make a design on either a hand template or you can do it on yourself or both.
~ A takeaway cone will be provided along with design templates to try doing your henna either on yourself, a friend or on the template.
Henna is extremely therapeutic for both the doer and the one who receives. This will be an evening of relaxation and self-pampering for sure!
About the Instructor:
Sharmila Karamchandani, an Indian-born artist, and graphic designer, has a passion for working in arts education and community non-profits. Sharmila has an M.F.A. degree in Graphic Design from The Savannah College of Art and Design. She has taught design and entrepreneurship for almost a decade. Currently, Sharmila teaches Graphic Design at The Art Institute of Washington—Dulles and freelances in the Greater DC Metro Area. She also works as a lead entrepreneur trainer at Empowered Women International, a local non-profit that helps immigrant and refugee women to start-up their own businesses.
Sharmila is an avid art lover and submerges herself experimenting with several art and craft mediums such as Jewelry Design, Painting, Mixed-Media collages, Photography, Calligraphy and Henna painting. She enjoys the classroom environment and loves teaching. Her passion for art and expertise in different mediums has made her art workshops a hit with her colleagues and college students. Sharmila has conducted many art workshops at her school and local venues for several age groups. She aims one day to open her own art school and is actively working towards making that dream a reality.
Design and Wine events are from 7 to 9 p.m. Each event is $35 per person which covers wine, light snacks and supplies. Each event is limited to 25 participants. Registration is required with payment in advance.