Curriculum

Applicants are invited to get admission in the following courses of studies as appended below:
(Session begins from the month of May and Yearly Examination conduct in the month of April. Application form will be distributed from the office of the Institute on every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 2.30 p.m. to 5 p.m.)

A bridge prospectus of Maya Chitram Art Institute, B.S. Road, Cooch Behar, Govt. of West Bengal Regd. Under Society Registration Act 1961. It is a Co- educational Institute consisting of the following courses of studies:-


Three years course for children
Age group- 5 to 12 years

1. Line Drawing
2. Sketch
3. Design(Decoration)
4. Flower
5. Foliage
6. Simple Perspective
7. Paper cutting collage

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Two years Painter and Decorator trade Certificate
(Syllabus of Vocational Training Course, Govt. of West Bengal)

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Preparatory Course
Age group- 6 to 25 years (age may be relaxed on special merit)

1st Year:

  Practical:
  • 1. Perspective
  • 2. Foliage
  • 3. Flower
  • 4. Object
  • 5. Nature study
  • 6. Life sketch
  • 7. Clay modeling
  • 8. Wood cut

  Theory:
  • 1. Bengal School of Art
  • 2. Indus Valley Civilization
  • 3. Ajanta Cave painting
  • 4. Aesthetics
  • 5. Patanjali Concept of Yoga
  • 6. Saranga
  • 7. Life of Indian painter or sculptor
  • 8. Wood cut

  • Medium
  • 1. Surface/medium
  • 2. Tools/material of sculpture
  • 3. Lyno Cut/Wood Cut

  • Literature
  • 1. Tagore's- Sonartari
  • 2. Keats's- Grecian Urn
  • 3. Yuge Yuge Bharat Silpa


2nd Year:
  Practical:
  • 1. Still life
  • 2. Life Drawing
  • 3. Composition
  • 4. Water colour
  • 5. Oil painting
  • 6. Lettering with shade
  • 7. Design
  • 8. Modeling/Clay/Plaster/Concrete

  Theory:
    History of Indian Art
  • 1. Ajanta Cave painting
  • 2. Mathura School of Art
  • 3. Tagore's Painting
  • 4. Aesthetics
  • 5. Patanjali Yoga
  • 6. Saranga

  • Western
  • 7. Impressionism
  • 8. Expressionism
  • 9. Life of Western Painter or Sculptor

  • Method:
  • 1. Support/Surface/Wash Method of Mould Casting

  • Literature
  • 1. Tagore's life and Works as Poet and Artist
  • 2. Keats's- Grecian Urn
  • 3. "Bageswari Silpa" by Abanindra Nath Tagore


3rd Year:
  Practical:
  • 1. Drawing
  • 2. Painting
  • 3. Life study
  • 4. Nature study
  • 5. Mural study
  • 6. Antique study
  • 7. Mould casting
  • 8. Indian painting

  Theory:
    History of Indian Art
  • 1. Aesthetics
  • 2. Gandhara and Mathura School of Art
  • 3. Indian Heritage
  • 4. Patanjali Yoga
  • 5. Saranga
  • 6. Renaissance

  • Western Painting
  • 7. Impressionism
  • 8. Abstract Concept
  • 9. Cubism

  • Method:
  • 1. Surface
  • 2. Preparation of Canvas
  • 3. Method of Oil Painting
  • 4. Method of Mould Casting

  • Literature
  • 1. Keats's- Grecian Urn
  • 2. Tagore's- Sonartari
  • 3. Art for Art Sake(essay) by W.R Goodman OR Art reflect the age (essay) OR Main behind the Art (essay)


4th Year (Specialization) for 2 years:
  Practical:
  • 1. Oil Painting
  • 2. Oil composition
  • 3. Oil Illustration
  • 4. Oil portrait

  Theory:
    History of Indian Art
  • 1. Philosophy of Art
  • 2. Indian Heritage
  • 3. Renaissance
  • 4. Aesthetics
  • 5. Gandhara/Mathura School of Art
  • 6. Stupa
  • 7. Patanjali Yoga
  • 8. Saranga

  • Western Painting
  • 9. Impressionism
  • 10. Cubism
  • 11. Abstract Concept
  • 12. Mural

  • Method:
  • 1. Mural/Fresco
  • 2. Preparation of Canvas
  • 3. Varnish
  • 4. Surface

  • Literature
  • 1. Tagore as poet and artist
  • 2. Art for Art Sake by W.R. Goodman
  • 3. Bageswari Silpa
  • 4. Keats's Grecian Urn
  • 5. Abstract Art Absurd Drama (essay)

Commercial Art:
  • 1. Lettering
  • 2. Design
  • 3. Book Cover
  • 4. Show Card
  • 5. Lyno
  • 6. Aching
  • 7. Wood Cut
  • 8. Lithograph

Applied Art:
  • 1. Batik
  • 2. Fabric
  • 3. Silk Screen
  • 4. Lyno
  • 5. Wood Cut

Note: After completion of five years course student may choose either of the two papers.

Contact

  • Maya Chitram Art Institute
  • Kala Bhavan
  • B. S. Road
  • Cooch Behar, West Bengal
  • Phone : 03582-225341
  • E-mail : contact@mayachitram.org
  • Website : www.mayachitram.org