Stuti, 9, from India, was learning about Mayan civilisation and the art that prevailed at the time at art school. Inspired by the stories, she chose to draw a Mayan royalty. It shows details about their headgear, clothes and things that they used.
Medium used: mix of acrylic paint and oil pastels on handmade card paper.
Growing up in Bangalore, Stuti has witnessed first hand the plight of homeless people on her streets and would like to donate 50% of her portion of the proceeds of the sale of this bag to Dream A Dream, an organisation that aims to empower children and young people from vulnerable backgrounds to overcome adversity and flourish in the 21st century using a creative life skills approach. Currently, this organisation works with 10,000 young people a year through their two innovation labs - After School Life Skills Programme and Career Connect Programme; have trained over 5500 teachers/educators from 157 partners impacting over 137,500 children and young people.
The Nitty Gritty:
- The bag is made of a weatherproof polyester canvas, and has a 100% cotton lining for added durability.
- Approximate size of the bag is 30cm x 30cm, with a boxed out base for extra capacity.
- The bag is completely machine washable, and printed, cut and sewn in Melbourne, Australia.