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FX School’s 6-month Certificate course in Digital Art helps you build a solid foundation in digital art techniques and a strong understanding of the design process. This intensive, project-oriented course not only refines your aesthetics and technical skills but also enables you to present your artwork like a seasoned professional. The course comprises a 3-month module in Art Essentials and a 3-month module in Product Design.Click here for More Course Info

Advanced Certificate in Digital Art

The course comprises two 3-month modules

Art Essentials

The Art Essentials foundation module focuses on developing the core fundamentals of Art, which are the building blocks to any successful career in Art and Design. A strong synergy between a solid foundation in Art and an understanding of the Design Process helps to prepare students for the advanced modules.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Photoshop
  • 1-Point Perspective
  • 2-Point Perspective
  • Painting a Sphere
  • Drawing Cylinders, Cones and Spheres
  • Drawing and Painting from Observation
  • Colour Theory
  • Introduction to the Design Process
  • Thumbnailing for Landscape
  • Final Drawing/Presentation

Product Design

This module gives the student a comprehensive understanding of advanced techniques and design aesthetics for a successful career in Design. This will enable students to envision and build any object in 3D space. By the end of the module, they will have the capability to design a product and it’s packaging, as well as the ability to present and pitch their designs.

Course Outline

  • Understanding Form
  • Introduction to Anatomy
  • Painting a Simplified Figure
  • The Human Skeleton
  • Muscles
  • Material Study
  • Advanced Perspective: Drawing Objects in 3D Space
  • Product Design Project - Setting Up a Moodboard
  • Product Design Project - Thumbnails
  • Product Design Project - Final Design
  • Product Design Project - Final Presentation

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C B Arun Kumar

C B Arun KumarAcademic Director

C B Arun Kumar has worked in the Animation & Broadcast Industry in India since 1985. He did his Masters from MCRC, Jamia Milia Islamia in 1989.

He has worked with TV18, Business India TV (TVI), Aaj Tak, Doordarshan, Vijay TV, Maya Entertainment and Pixion.

He worked on the first Indian 3D animation series, "Jungle Tales" (for Cartoon Network) with Moving Picture Company.

He was awarded the National Award for Best Director of an Animation Film (2005) for "Kachua aur Khargosh."

Shehzad Kapadia

Shehzad KapadiaFaculty Game Art

Shehzad Kapadia studied Concept Design at FZD School of Design in Singapore.

He started his career as a Lead Artist at Spiel Studios and worked on his first game, Galaxy Run which went on to become one of the Best mobile games of 2014 on the Apple Appstore.

He has worked as a Concept Artist for films, mobile applications and AAA games such as Speedy Gun Savage as well as on projects for Microsoft and Baidu. He has also worked on the design for the theme park, Dubailand.

Shehzad aims to help students acquire the artistic vision and real-world skills required to enter the film and gaming industry.

Why FX School

  • 100% Apple Mac labs and classrooms with a 1:1 computer to student ratio
  • Faculty that comprises leading industry professionals with hands-on experience of what is taught
  • Project-oriented curriculum that ensures you have a quality portfolio at the end of the course
  • Students have been placed at top companies such as Prana Studios, Rhythm&Hues, Prime Focus and Technicolor India

Student Testimonials

Anuradha S. Alegavi

Anuradha S. Alegavi Diploma in Digital Art 2012

Enrolling in FX-School was the best decision of my life. I learned more about painting in a few months than in my ten years of trying at school and other institutes. FX School is undoubtedly an institute with high caliber of teaching, ethics and support, both from teachers and fellow students.

Toby Lalnunsanga

Toby Lalnunsanga Diploma in Digital Art 2014

FX School is one of the greatest things that have happened to me. Ever since I have attended the school, my artistic skills both in the traditional and digital medium has improved tremendously. So much so, that many friends and family have been in awe of the significant changes and improvement in my art. The amount of things I have learned from the school in just one year has been beyond anything I could have imagined. Not only in Digital Art, the course I have chosen, but also from other disciplines from our Foundation and Specialisation courses. I have been able to implement so many other principles from other courses to my artwork.

Bhimsen Shahi

Bhimsen Shahi Specialisation In Digital Art 2011

My days in FX School were an outstanding experience for me. I am very happy and grateful that I chose this school. It was a lot of fun, the environment was very interesting and I gained a lot of knowledge. The faculty shared not only a lot of information with regards to our subject, but also helped me to pinpoint my weakness and turn them into strengths.Thanks FX School team! I would like to recommend FX School to everyone who is interested in Digital Painting and also those who seeking to learn Film Making, Photography, Animation and VFX.

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