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This comprehensive program offers an immersive exploration of the fundamentals, including freehand drawings, meticulous human anatomy studies, and the mastery of various sculptural materials, complemented by the crafting of intricate 2D and 3D designs. In the second semester, students advance their skills by engaging in the carving of anatomical and traditional sculptures, encompassing animals, birds, and revered idols, culminating in a 50-day project. With a commitment to a rigorous curriculum, hands-on experiential learning, and seasoned guidance from our expert instructors, this course at Amrita Shilpa Kalakshetra provides a formal platform to nurture your artistic talents while preserving cultural heritage.

This course has been specially designed to address issues that have plagued the handicrafts industry in recent years. In order to raise quality standards while simultaneously increasing output capacity, the courses incorporate modern machinery-based sculpting skills. The school also trains its students in negotiation as well as how to work effectively with banks. The school will identify and train 1,000 students over the next five years who have a natural aptitude for the craft. Each student receives a monthly stipend to cover living expenses during their studies.

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Semester I
S.NO Course Title Contact Periods L T P C
1 Free hand Drawings (Memory/Perspective) 105 (15 Days) 2 0 1 3
2 Free hand Drawings (Anatomy) 175 (25 Days) 1 0 2 3
3 Modelling (Clay/Plaster of Paris/Cement) 280 (40 Days) 1 0 5 6
4 Sculpture Design (2D& 3D Carving and Ornamental Designs carving) 420 (60 Days) 0 0 8 8
Total 980 (140 days) 20
Semester II
1 3D sculptures carving Anatomical 315 (45 Days) 1 0 3 5
2 3D sculptures carving Traditional 315 (45 Days) 1 0 3 5
3 Project works 350 (50 Days) 10
Total 980 (140Days) 20
Evaluation Pattern

Three unit written tests will be conducted during each semester and final examination at the end of each semester. The minimum pass marks in Theory is 35%, and for Practical’s is 50%.

Project work will be evaluated by judging the final Idol created.

Text and Reference Material

“Shilpamritam” material will be supplied by the respective Gurus.

Fee Structure for One year Diploma – 50,000/-

Internal Faculty

One Year Diploma on “Traditional Sculpture and Wood Carving”
Sri. Sivakumar

Chief Instructor ,
Department of Traditional Sculpture and Wood Carving,
School of Spiritual & Cultural Studies,

External Experts

One Year Diploma on “Traditional Sculpture and Wood Carving”
Dr. T.G. Jyothilal

Asst. Porfessor in Sculpture, Department of Visual Arts
Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit. Kalady – 683 574.Ernakulam

One Year Diploma on “Traditional Sculpture and Wood Carving”
Sri. Suresh K. Nair

Professor of Art, Dept: of Painting, Faculty of Visual Arts,
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

Contact Us

KPXX/146 West Poonkulam,
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695522
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Ph: 80780 07576

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