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Certificate in Drawing and Painting

Program Outline

The Certificate Course in Drawing and Painting at Leonardo da Vinci School of Design is designed for individuals who are passionate about visual arts and wish to develop their skills in drawing and painting. This comprehensive program provides a solid foundation in both traditional and contemporary techniques, enabling students to explore their creativity and express themselves through various artistic mediums.


12th Pass or Diploma in Dress Designing and Garment Manufacturing from Govt. Polytechnic


1 year

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1 Dr. Monika Aggarwal Chairperson, Dean Faculty of Design, MGM University, Chhatrapati Sambhaji Nagar, Email id: [email protected].
2 Dr. Milind Dhobley Professor, Dean, MIT School of Fine Arts & Applied Arts, Pune
3 Mr. Atul Kunjar Assistant. Professor, Department of Fine Arts MGM University, Chhatrapati Sambhaji Nagar
4 Rajesh Rameshkumar Shah Assistant Professor, Department of fine Arts MGM University, MGM University, Chhatrapati Sambhaji Nagar
5 Mr. Dinesh Sapkale Expert in Industry, Art Director -Brand & Graphics, Spline communication Address: D 505,Sr. No. 39,15/16B, Ambegaon BK, Pune-46
6 Dr. S.S. Ambekar Expert in Academics, Expert in Industry, Assistant professor: School of Design (Dept. of Fashion Design) MIT-World Peace University, paud Road' Pune Maharashtra.
7 Dr. Ganesh Tartare Expert in Research Organization, Professor, Address: Sir. J. J. School of Art, Mumbai

A one-year certificate course in Drawing and Painting can provide you with a foundation in artistic skills and techniques. While it may not be as extensive as longer degree programs, it can still open doors to various career opportunities in the fields of art and design. Here are some potential career paths and opportunities you can explore after completing a one-year certificate course in Drawing and Painting:

Freelance Artist:You can work independently as a freelance artist, creating and selling your artwork. This can include commissioned pieces, gallery exhibitions, and online sales through platforms like Etsy or personal websites.

Illustrator:Illustrators are in demand in various industries, including publishing (books, magazines, and online content), advertising, animation, and graphic design. Your drawing and painting skills can be used to create illustrations for these purposes.

Art Teacher or Instructor:With additional teaching qualifications, you can become an art teacher at schools, community centers, or art studios. Teach drawing and painting techniques to students of all ages.

Graphic Designer:Your artistic skills can be applied to graphic design, where you create visual content for websites, advertisements, branding, and marketing materials.

Gallery Assistant: Work in art galleries or museums as an assistant, helping with exhibitions, art curation, and public programs.

Art Studio Manager:Manage the operations of an art studio, including organizing classes, workshops, and events for aspiring artists.

Art Therapist Assistant: Assist licensed art therapists in using art as a therapeutic tool to help individuals with mental health challenges or disabilities.

Art Supply Store Manager: Manage and run an art supply store, helping customers select materials and supplies for their creative projects.

Art Conservator Assistant: Work with art conservators to help preserve and restore artworks in museums, galleries, and private collections.

Storyboard Artist:If you have an interest in film or animation, you can work as a storyboard artist, creating visual sequences that help directors and producers plan scenes.

Commercial Artist:Create artwork for commercial purposes, such as product packaging, advertisements, and promotional materials.

Event Illustrator:Offer live illustration services at events, such as weddings, corporate functions, or public gatherings.

Art Critic or Writer: Write reviews, articles, or blogs about art and artists for publications, websites, or art magazines.

Art Sales Representative:Work for art galleries or art dealers, helping to sell artwork to collectors and clients.

Art Consultant: Offer consulting services to individuals or businesses looking to purchase or display artwork in their spaces.

Exhibition Coordinator:Coordinate art exhibitions, manage gallery spaces, and promote the work of artists to the public.

Fine Art Photographer:Combine your drawing and painting skills with photography to create unique fine art photographic works.

Art Residency Participant: Apply for artist residencies to further develop your skills and create new works in a supportive and inspiring environment.

Art Event Organizer: Plan and execute art-related events, such as art fairs, open studios, and community art projects.

While a one-year certificate course can provide you with a strong foundation, consider continuing your education or gaining additional experience to further your career in drawing and painting. Building a strong portfolio and networking within the art community can also enhance your career prospects in the field.

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Mr. Sachin Kamble

Computer Lab

The Computer lab caters the class of 40 students. List of Design Software accessible to the students:-

Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, CorelDRAW AutoCAD

(All the computers have 24X7 internet access.)


IFD Total books. 601 volume Total magazine 06 Volume 189

Total journal 03 Volume 30

COFA Total books volume 852 Total magazine 4

Textile Testing Lab

List of equipment’s accessible to the students: -Fibre testing equipment - Microscope

Yarn Testing Equipment - Beesly Balance Twist Tester Wrap Reel Motorized Crease Recovery tester GSM Round Cutter Fabric thickness tester Tearing strength tester

Washable platform for Chemical Testing with a sink at the corner For Mechanical Testing wooden platforms or tables with storage and a centre table for cutting of specimen and demonstration

Weaving Studio

Equipped with table looms so that students can create weave patterns.

Garment Construction Lab

Garment Construction lab is equipped with commercial sewing machines (Juki), drafting tables and white boards

Pattern / Draping Making Studio

The Pattern making studio is equipped with drafting tables, dress forms and white boards.

Display Arches

Exhibition Area to exhibit students, work.