About Us

The Curriculum for Adults

Our curriculum- generic

The curriculum is divided into 3 broad catagories-

  • Training of the hand (Hand Balance correction)
  • Training of the eyes ( still life, portrait, human figure, birds and animals)
  • Experiencing different mediums

OIL PASTELS/ PENCIL

1. Basic level- Introduction to Hand discipline, Hand control and Hand balance

 

Exercises aiming to improve balance of the hand.

 

Topics covered are-

  • Simple scenery

  • Flowers

  • Monuments

  • Vehicles 

  • Birds

  • Animals



Big painting#1 (An artwork that would be on a big sheet of paper approx 24 inch* 36 inch, ideally framed after completion, displayed in our online art exhibition)

 

2. Still life

 

Opaque non reflective

Opaque reflective

 

Big painting#2 (12 inch* 18 inch sheet approx)

 

Translucent

Transparent

 

Big painting#3 (24 inch* 36 inch sheet approx)

 

2nd Medium - Pencil shading

 

3. Exercises aiming to improve pencil shading.

 

Topics covered are-

  • Simple scenery

  • Flowers

  • Monuments

  • Vehicles 

  • Birds

  • Animals

 

4. Portraits

 

Basic of portrait- Features of the faces.

Rule 2 on 1 

Real life portraits with pencil shading.

Pen portrait

 

Big painting#4 (12 inch* 18 inch sheet approx)

 

Portraits with oil pastels.

 

Big painting#5 (24 inch* 36 inch sheet approx)

WATER COLOR

5. Basics of watercolour.

 

Techniques of watercolour- wow, wod, dod, shading

 

6. Advance level of watercolour

 

Topics covered are-

  • Simple scenery

  • Flowers

  • Monuments

  • Vehicles 

  • Birds

  • Animals

  • Still life

  • Portrait



Big painting#6 - scenery

Big painting#7 - flower

Big painting#8 - bird

Big painting#9 - animal

Big painting#10- portrait in watercolour

 

7. Human figures

 

Basics of human figure- types and features.

Different types of human figures- shading with pencil, colouring with watercolour.

 

Sceneries with human figures as the main subject.

 

 Big painting#11

 

ACRYLIC

8. Basic techniques of acrylic- working on canvas of different sizes.

 

9. Complex work using acrylic

 

Topics covered are-

 

  • Simple scenery

  • Flowers

  • Vehicles 

  • Birds

  • Animals

  • Still life

  • Portrait

  • Human Figure

OIL PAINT

10. Basics of oil paints

 

11. Painting flesh- variation of skin ranging from humans to animals.

 

12. Large size painting of Still Life.

 

Topics covered are-

  • Simple scenery

  • Flowers

  • Vehicles 

  • Birds

  • Animals

  • Still life

  • Portrait

  • Human Figure



13. Live portraits using models

 

14. Large size figure paintings using models.

 

16. "On-the-site" painting- Plein air technique