Drawing is an integral part of almost all-visual disciplines. The classes include exercises in free-hand drawing from objects, nature, and human figure to study proportion, volume and visual perspective. These exercises are meant to increase the realization of rhythm, relationship between line, form, value and texture. Emphasis us on knowledge of drawing materials and their possibilities for imaginative drawing.
Students learn and explore different aspects of three-dimensional forms, principles of balance, space and volume relationship, deep understanding of material and the mechanics of sculpture. The manipulation of material usage and ever-growing skills & confidence is encouraged as an element of our teaching.
Students are guided towards the development of their own vocabulary of form and a close & critical examination of other sculptors’ work. They are encouraged to place their work in the internal environment and to coincide its broader relationship with the situation.
The development of painting is taught in the painting course through the use of various media & techniques. The students learn the principle of pictorial composition and are guided towards self-expression & communication through visual Arts. A sense of acute perception is developed through painting from observation. Exercises are carried out with focus on color in nature, landscape, still-life compositions & portraiture which include etching, woodcut and lino cut. There is an emphasis on the command of technical skill. The proficient usage of diverse media, enables students to approach their work and helps them to develop a personal artistic language.
This course provides general training to the students in photography covering principles of design & principles of photography. Thus students learn to plan, compose and optimize images captured for printing projects.
This course cover all the areas of ceramics like pinch, coil, slab and wheel methods. Though it is offered as a minor course it enables the students to realize their potential as individual designers which offers challenge to their creativity. It also provides an educational experience.
Textile design is one of the major courses designed to equip the students with the knowledge, skill & methodology to function successfully as designer in the textile industry. Courses are designed to achieve creative and problem-solving abilities. Emphasis is placed on the quality of design in relation to the product through the application of colors, design history and rich traditions. Knowledge of different techniques of textile designing like screen-printing, block-printing, tie & dye, batik and weaving in traditional ways along with a study of vegetable dyes to enhance awareness of natural & indigenous materials also imported.
One of the core courses of Fine Arts department is miniature painting where students are trained to develop their skill in the traditional style of painting. It is an endeavor on the part of the academy to carry forward this traditional heritage in its best possible and purest form with an emphasis on the traditional technique.
Hunerkada has a music program that offers training in Classical and semi-classical music of the region. The program is confined to vocal music and has had quite a few talented students including a sizable number of foreign students from countries like the US, China, Bangladesh, etc.
Introduction is given to elements and principles of architectural rendition, Isometric projections, parallel and angular perspective.
Product designer's special privilege is to imagine, to recollect, to think and to feel in forms. Form activates feelings. Form is not merely a play with abstraction, a communication of pleasure by the skillful manipulation of proportions or the intervals and other geometrical elements but it is the recognition of the fact that we are what we create, use and treasure that underlines the real value of the designs.
The College has a production unit that has been involved in several TV dramas and Documentaries. The Hunerkada Production Unit plans to acquire all necessary facilities for a degree course in the field of production to get the required training informally.
The enthusiasts can be trained in Acting, Directing, Script writing, set designing, filming and editing in an on-the-job-learning atmosphere during our own productions. Till such time that the required infrastructure for a full length theatre and film making course is developed. The number of trainees is, however, limited.