Diploma in Art, Book Illustration and Graphics

Childrens Book Trust
In New Delhi

Rs 18,000
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Typology Diploma
Location New delhi
Duration 2 Years
  • Diploma
  • New delhi
  • Duration:
    2 Years


Where and when

Starts Location
On request
New Delhi
Children's Book Trust Nehru House, 4 Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, 110002, Delhi, India
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Starts On request
New Delhi
Children's Book Trust Nehru House, 4 Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, 110002, Delhi, India
See map

Course programme

The Academy has been established in homage to Shankar. He devoted his life to art, which found its climax in the journal SHANKAR'S WEEKLY started in 1948. Side by side, SHANKAR fostered organizations and activities for children such as the Shankar's International Children's Competition in Painting and Writing and Shankar's On-the-Spot Painting Competition. His love for children steadily moved him from brush to pen, and he founded in 1957 the Children's Book Trust (CBT), which brings under it all these activities, including the Indraprastha Press, and Shankar's International Dolls Museum which attracts a large number of children daily. CBT is a pioneering house for publishing children's books. The publications include the monthly journal CHILDREN'S WORLD.

The Academy conducts a course in Art, Book Illustration and Computer Graphics for which it awards diplomas..

The following is a brief outline of the Course Content:

Basic drawing-includes object drawing, still life, drawing from life, composition with human figures-in pencil, charcoal, in colour.

Outdoor sketches-drawing from nature, landscape, zoo study, composition in colour.
Colour-theory, rationale behind using particular shades, warm, cool and earth colours; creating textures, etc.
Perspective-theory and practical exercises.
Art history-lectures on Indian and International history of art.
Digital art- deals with some basic softwares like Corel Draw, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc. manipulating and editing images, developing layout and design for publication and other means of communication.
Handling of narrative text-picture books, graphic novels; illustrations with photographic likeness and finishing; conceptual illustrations; cartoon and caricatures.
Guest lectures-there is a possibility of initiating professionals from time to time to deliver lectures on handling of assignments for the market and other areas of applied art..

Additional information

Payment options: he yearly fee for the course is Rs. 18,000 i.e., Rupees Eighteen Thousand (single installment) or Rs. 20,000 i.e., Rupees Twenty Thousand ( in two consecutive installments within two months). This is payable in cash or a bank draft remitted to Children's Book Trust

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