Diploma in Applied Arts

The Diploma in Painting program teaches students the creative and technical skills needed to begin a career as artists. Instruction is offered in non-figurative and figurative fine art, including Still Life, Nature Studies, Figurative Studies and composition, Indian Miniature and European Classics. The Diploma in Painting program is taught on-campus OR through distance mode. This UGC approved program teaches students the creative and technical skills needed to begin a career as artists.

Type: Distance and Online 
Level: Diploma Course
Duration: 1 Year
Eligibility: Must pass 12th class any discipline
Course intake: Admission Open
Tuition Fee: INR30000
University: Shri Krishna University, Chhatarpur


Subject Lessons Medium Semester
Color theory & design 10 Poster or Gauche Colors 1
Still life drawing 10 Charcoal and Pastel 1
Illustration 10 Poster & watercolor 1
Outdoor Advertising – Part – I 10 Charcoal and pencil 2
Computer Graphics 10 Water Color 2
History of Advertising – Part – I 4 Watercolor/ Poster color 2
Hstory of Arts 5 Theory 2

Teaching Method

Teaching is done through pre-recorded demo, online notes, assignment and discussion forum. Each subject consists of Topics. Each Topic is opens as you complete the earlier topic respectively. To complete a topic you need to login, watch the demo, read the notes and submit the assignment. To submit an assignment, simply take a picture or scan the homework assignment and upload it in the assignment forum for feedback. Instructors may provide your with a review with 24-48 hours.


Each Subjects comes with 5-10 assignments. These assignments are grades for your internal assessment. End of the year exams will held in in the month of April. The final exam sheets images must be uploaded in three stages, drawing, mid-stage and Final. The same sheets are to be posted to our head office address. The theory exams will be taken at the study centre of your city or online.

How and who can apply?

Any one can apply and become an Artist! Students may apply online or by phone. For more information about admissions at the Academy, please fill-in the mail-me-information form available on all course pages or click here.

How can I enrol??

The International Fine Art Academy maintains an open admissions policy for all persons who wish to obtain an education in fine arts. Any one can apply for our courses. You may register, pay tuition, and apply for admission online. For Admission please fill in the admission form.

Certificate Course in Painting Program Learning Outcomes

  • Produce a consistent body of work demonstrating proficiency in a breadth of fine art disciplines
  • Demonstrate basic skills in composition
  • Demonstrate effective use of color theory
  • Describe work effectively

International Fine Art Academy Learning Outcomes

  • Produce a body of work suitable for seeking professional opportunities in their chosen field of art and design.
  • Solve creative problems within their field of art and design, including research and synthesis of technical, aesthetic, and conceptual knowledge.
  • Communicate their ideas professionally and connect with their intended audience using visual, oral, and written presentation skills relevant to their field.
  • Execute technical, aesthetic, and conceptual decisions based on an understanding of art and design principles.
  • Evaluate work in their field, including their own work, using professional terminology.
  • Recognize the influence of major cultural and aesthetic trends, both historical and contemporary, on art and design products.
  • Learn the professional skills and behaviors necessary to compete in the global marketplace for art and design.