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Let's Sculpt Chalks!
Who all can
sculpt on Chalks ?
Any one with a childlike heart,  average near
vision, steady hands,  good imagination and
unlimited patience !
The Book on Chalk Sculpture has now
been published.
They are available in Bengali and English at a
price of Rs.150/- only (Price in India. Delivery
charges extra). Distributors:
Ujjal Sahitya Mandir, K-2/1 Marcus Square.
Kolkata 700007.
Tel: 432051815, 9433019786

How to sculpt chalks ?
The book "Let's Sculpt Chalks" is for the beginners.
You can start from the scratch , literally, and end up
making beautiful figures on Chalk by following his simple
instructions. The book has 80 photographs and 165
illustrations for easy understanding.
Here are some of the pages from the book including the
pages of Exercise-9, where you can learn how to make a
covered boat requiring boring through the Chalk..
The book has been written
in Bengali and English.
Some pages from
Let's Sculpt Chalks !
Just placing the mouse on the thumbnails will give the page details and
clicking will open the page for you to read.

The Mantra for
Chalk Sculptors!

You must decide first that you
shall do it.Start your work with
patience and surely you will make
it.
If it breaks while making,
then start afresh and no
heart-breaking.
All around us is breaking,
only you be the one who's making
!
*****
Goddess Durga with her family
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These are sculpted on Ordinary
Blackboard Chalks.

The photographs  show highly
magnified images of Chalk Sculpture
which are only about 1~3 inches long !

You are viewing all original works of Art ! None
of them are Copies.

Many of the Sculpture shown here are in
private collections.

The Artist and Sculptor has decided not to sell
any more of his Chalk Sculpture and wishes to
set up a permanent Gallery of his works at
Kolkata ... some day !

Since Chalk is very brittle, the Chalk Sculpture
have been hardened for preservation and long
life. There are Chalk Sculpture over 35 - 40
years old and in very good condition.

It takes about seven to eight hours to finish
one figure or portrait on a single piece of
Ordinary Black board Chalk !

The tools used are a Sewing Needle and a
Shaving Blade !
Front Cover Showing Kolkata Skyline in Chalk
Back cover
First page Showing Lord krishna & Arjun at the battle field of Kurukshetra
Page 3, Dadication page
Page 4, Fore word by Art Litterateur Prosanta Daw
Page 5, end of Foreword by Prasanta Daw
Page 7, Author's word
Page 8, Goddess Durga with her children and Mahisasur the demon, in Chalk
Page 9, Contents
Page 10, Introduction about properties of Chalk
Page 50, Exercise-9, sculpting covered boat
Page 51, Exercise-9, Sculpting a covered boat
Page 82, How long will Chalk last
Page 83, How long will Chalk last
First page Showing
Lord krishna &
Arjun at the battle
field of Kurukshetra
Back cover
Front Cover Showing Kolkata
Skyline in Chalk
Page 83, How long
will Chalk last
Page 51, Exercise-9,
Sculpting a covered
boat
Page 82, How long
will Chalk last
Page 10,
Introduction about
properties of Chalk
Page 8, Goddess
Durga with her
children and
Mahisasur the
demon, in Chalk
Page 5, End of
Foreword Art Litterateur
Prosanta Daw
Page 3, Dadication
page
Page 50, Exercise-9,
sculpting covered
boat
Page 9, Contents
Page 7, Author's
word
Page 4, Fore word
by Art Litterateur
Prosanta Daw