The oldest known oil paintings were created by Buddhist artists and date back to the 7th century AD. Traditional oil painting techniques often begin with the artist sketching the subject onto the canvas with charcoal or thinned paint. Oil paint remains wet longer than many other types of artists' materials, enabling the artist to change the color, texture or form of the figure. At times, the painter might even remove an entire layer of paint and begin anew.
Acrylic painting looks similar to oil painting, but the difference is that it is a fast-drying paint. And due to this, it is very popular among our students who are just starting out with painting. You will learn everything from basics like holding a brush, and mixing colours, to very advanced topics like painting portraits, reflections, etc.
Watercolor painting is extremely old, dating perhaps to the cave paintings of paleolithic Europe. There are an abundance of watercolour techniques you need to master to become proficient at the art form. Watercolour is a tricky medium, but when handled right it can be a versatile and flexible painting technique that is certainly worth pursuing.
This easy to learn painting has drawn maximum number of students. Its simple and textured appearance sets itself apart from every other medium. With our expert guidance, you will soon be able to paint ordinary objects in an extraordinary way. Even children can enjoy this Knife painting course!
Charcoal is the most primitive art forms known to man. Charcoal is a therapeutic medium which forces you to focus on how light bounces off the various surfaces and creates beautiful textures. It can produce lines that are very light or intensely black, while being easily removable, yet vulnerable to leaving stains on paper.
Tanjore Paintings is a classical South Indian art developed in the late 16th Century in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. It is also known as Tanjore. They evoke a sense of class and timelessness with their alluring illustrations of godly scenes. This course is a hot favourite among our students who want to make immensely beautiful paintings clad with stones and gold.
Kerala has a rich and a long tradition in mural arts. It dates back to the 7th and 8th century AD. Its temples, palaces, churches are adorned with profusion of very colourful mural paintings. The period between 14th-16th centuries was the golden-age of the traditional mural paintings in Kerala. The human and the godly figures depicted in Kerala murals are strong and voluminous, drawn in running, smooth curves and subtle darkening of colours.