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Define/ what is fine art - Fine art or the fine arts describes an art form developed primarily for aesthetics and/or concept rather than practical application. Or

Fine arts are a type of art created primarily for aesthetic purpose rather than commercial purpose.
The concept of fine art is commonly misunderstood. Many people think that fine art refers to the quality of the art in question; however this is not actually the case. What the fine in fine art actually refers to is that of the discipline's purity.

Historically, the five greater fine arts were painting, sculpture, architecture, music and poetry, with minor arts including drama and dancing. Today, the fine arts commonly include the visual art and performing art forms, such as painting, sculpture, collage/assemblage, installation, calligraphy, music, dance, theatre, architecture, photography, conceptual art, and printmaking.

Difference between art and design

  • A artist typically starts to creating a work arts from nothing, a blank canvas. Art should convey a message or inspire an emotion it doesn’t have to adhere to any specific rules, the artist is creating his own rules.
  • Art is something that can elicit a single thought or feeling such as simplicity or strength, love or pain and the composition simply flows from the hand of the artist.
  • The artist is free to express themselves in any medium and color scheme, using any number of methods to convey their message.
  • No artist ever has to explain why they did something a certain way other than that this is what they felt would best portray the feeling or emotion or message.
  • A artist could never be given any specific instructions in creating a new chaotic and unique masterpiece because his emotions and soul is dictating the movement of his hands and the impulses for the usage of the medium.


  • Design in the commercial sense is a very calculated and defined process; they almost always have a fixed starting point, whether a message, an image, an idea or an action.
  • A designer is similar to an engineer in that respect and must not only have an eye for color and style but must adhere to very intricate functional details that will meet the objectives of the project.
  • The word “design” lends itself to a hint that someone or something has carefully created this “thing” and much planning and thought has been executed to produce the imagery or materials used for the project.
  • Most design projects have a detailed set of instructions and most design is based on current trends and influences.

In simple term we can explain the difference between art and design, a good art sends different message to everyone and good design sends the same message to everyone.

Types of the fine arts

Painting and drawing- painting is a form of visual expression and is one of the major forms within the visual arts.

Calligraphy - is a type of visual art. It is often called the art of fancy lettering.

Photography - Fine art photography refers to photographs that are created to fulfill the creative vision of the artist. Fine art photography stands in contrast to photojournalism an d commercial photography. Photojournalism provides visual support for stories, mainly in the print media. Fine art photography is created primarily as an expression of the artist’s vision, but has also been important in advancing certain causes.

Sculpture - Sculpture is three-dimensional artwork created by shaping hard or plastic material, commonly stone (either rock or marble), metal, or wood. Some sculptures are created directly by carving; others are assembled, built up and fired, welded, molded, or cast.

Conceptual Art - Conceptual art is art in which the concept(s) or idea(s) involved in the work take precedence over traditional aesthetic and material concerns.

Film - Fine arts film is a term that encompasses high quality motion pictures and the field of film as a fine art form. A fine arts movie theater is a venue, usually a building, for viewing such movies. Films are produced by recording images from the world with cameras, or by creating images using animation techniques or special effects. Films are cultural artifacts created by specific cultures, which reflect those cultures, and, in turn, affect them. Film is considered to be an important art form, a source of popular entertainment and a powerful method for educating or indoctrinating citizens.

Film industry - The process of making a film, from an initial story idea or commission, through scriptwriting, shooting, editing, directing and distribution to an audience is typically, it involves a large number of people, and takes from a few months to several years to complete. Filmmaking takes place all over the world in a huge range of economic, social, and political contexts, and using a variety of technologies and techniques.

Film Making and Film Production Courses trains an individual about the intricate art form involving a thorough understanding of human psyche, collective consciousness and the contemporary global scenario. It also enables individuals to learn more about history, art and aesthetics coupled with technical prowess imagination, meticulous observation and rapier sharp underst anding of the economics of film making.

Film Production - “Film Production” is generally not considered a department as such, but rather as a series of functional groups. These include the "front office" staff such as the Production Manager, the Production Coordinator, and their assistants; the accounting staff; the various Assistant Directors; and sometimes the Locations Manager and his or her assistants.
The Director is considered to be a separate entity, not within the departmental structure. Executive Producer is usually an investor in the project or just a credit that the filmmaker gave to someone who paid for the credit. You can have as many executive producers as you want but generally keep it to a minimum.

Film Producer - Film producer creates the conditions for making movies. The producer initiates, coordinates, supervises and controls matters such as raising funding, hiring key personnel, and arranging for distributors. The producer is involved throughout all phases of the filmmaking process from development to completion of a project.

Scope of film industry

The field of film making which is highly competitive is one that has a lot of scope for employment opportunities especially, India which releases a large number of films every year.  Even for acting and directing, which are basically creative fields that require inherent talent; training helps to hone the skills. In areas like cinematography, sound engineering and editing, professional training is essential. There are several universities institutions that offer training in these areas. The pioneering institute in this line is the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune.

Career in India - One can become an independent film maker, join a production house, advertising agency, television channel or even work as a freelancer. With the boom in the media industry a plethora of opportunities have opened up for filmmakers in India and with the multiplex culture engulfing India, many new filmmakers are getting the "golden opportunity" to make small budget movies to carve a niche for themselves in the film fraternity. Bollywood is the ultimate destination for all film makers in India.


Under Graduate

  • B.A.Drawing and Painting
  • B.A.Film Studies
  • B.Sc.Visual Communication
  • B.Sc.Visual Media
  • Bachelor of Design (B.Des) Communication Design
  • BFA in Visual Communication
  • Bachelor in fine arts (foundation course)- painting
  • Bachelor of fine arts ( B.F.A) – applied art
  • B.F.A painting and mural painting
  • Bachelor in arts in sculpture
  • Integrated B. Sc in multimedia  and animation


  • MA fine arts ( drawing and painting)
  • Master of visual art – painting
  • M. Sc VFX (major) & Animation
  • M. Phil in drawing and painting
  • Ph. D in painting


  • Diploma in painting
  • Diploma in live sketching
  • Diploma in Radio Jockey(3-months part time)
  • Diploma in News reading & anchoring
  • Diploma in Acting and modeling (6-months.)
  • Diploma in Sound recording and audio engineering
  • Diploma in Non linear editing.
  • Diploma in Fashion photography & Videography
  • Diploma in Digital Filmmaking
  • Diploma in Direction
  • Diploma in Direction and Screen Play Writing
  • Diploma in Direction, Acting, Videography, Film Editing
  • Diploma in Film Directing, Film Acting
  • Diploma in Film Making
  • Diploma in Film Processing
  • Diploma in Film Studies
  • Diploma in Film, Theatre and T.V. Technology
  • PG diploma in Public Relations, Advt & Event Management
  • PG Diploma in commercial art
  • PG diploma in Film direction
  • PG diploma in Cinematography
  • PG diploma in Creative Writing
  • PG diploma in Screenplay & dialogue
  • PG diploma in Television journalism

Certificate Course

  • Certificate course in oil painting and water coloring
  • Certificate course in applied designing
  • Certificate Course in Camera and Lighting Techniques
  • Certificate Course in Digital Film Making
  • Certificate Course in Film Direction
  • Certificate Course in Hindi News Reading On TV for Women
  • Certificate Course in Media Technology
  • Certificate Course in Production and Direction
  • Certificate Course in Professional Videography
  • Certificate Course in Television News Reading, Anchoring, Presentation, Announcement Styles and Editing
  • Certificate Course in Television Reporting, Presentation and Production
  • Short term course in pencil drawing


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