Life & Art Academy


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1st Floor, 15, Third Street, Parameswari Nagar, Adyar, Chennai - 600 020.

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+91 984 005 31 33

About Partner

Life & Art Academy was established in 2013 with an aim to offer specialized courses in the various fields of art. Since its inception, over 500 students have successfully completed Certificate and Professional Certificate Courses across the different genres of art from Life & Art Academy. The Quality Management System of Life and Art Academy in 'Providing the Teaching and Training for Fine Arts is ISO 9001 : 2015 Certified'.

Courses Offered

Specialization Course in Photography
Once the students have a clear understanding of the art of photography, they can now opt to specialize in any particular genre and take that up as their line of profession. The specializations that we offer are:
Food Photography, Fashion Photography, Nature Photography, Wildlife Photography, Jewellery Photography, Creative Photography and Product Photography.
Food Photography :
Food photography is one of the most popular genres sought out in the industry today. We will teach you how best to capture food and drinks in an attractive and appealing way. They will be taught to understand the client’s requirement and know how to match the art director’s brief with their photographs. There are many techniques and tricks involved while shooting different food items. Students will be taught how to enhance colours, basics of food styling, positioning of props, handling steam, digital editing and basically how to make anything look delicious. Course fee: Rs. 35,000/- Course duration: 8 weeks; 16 weekend sessions
Jewellery photography :
Jewellery photography is a niche field and can be quite challenging because of the complexity of the subject. we train students how to control lighting to the photographer’s favour while shooting jewellery. Students will gain an in-depth understanding on topics ranging from positioning the jewellery, diffused lighting, white balance, using natural lighting to their best advantage to bring out the true colours, controlling reflections, and shadows.Course fee: Rs. 35,000/- Course duration: 8 weeks; 16 weekend sessions
Fashion Photography :
Fashion photography course will present a deeper understanding of people photography to the students. They will be introduced to the different aspects of a fashion shoot – make-up, styling, model selection and direction, outfit selection and fitting, in-studio or outdoor location recce, lighting techniques and digital editing. They would be trained to know the most flattering angles to capture their model,how to highlight their best features, how to control lighting to make the subject look attractive, capturing different emotions, knowing how to showcase colours, textures, fabrics etc. They will also be introduced to the basics of makeup and how it can be used to the photographer’s advantage. Course fee: Rs. 45,000/- Course duration: 8 weeks; 16 weekend sessions
Product Photography :
We train students to become experts at table-top and product photography. They are taught how to handle products of different sizes, shapes, textures, colour etc. The challenge in this area of specialization is that you have to bring out the life and beauty in any type of product. Unlike people photography, products cannot emote, and it is the photographer’s job to make even a dull product seem attractive.Students are taught the different techniques involved in both indoor studio shoots and outdoor locations, controlling lighting, clicking white background images, conveying softness and other textures through their pictures, how to aesthetically position their products and direct all efforts towards getting the best pictures. Course fee: Rs. 35,000/- Course duration: 8 weeks; 16 weekend sessions
Creative Photography :
This multidimensional course teaches students how to capture their subjects – be it products, people, scenery, landscapes, candid etc., in their own unique and different way. They are encouraged to play with their instincts as they learn and together we discover newer ways to present the old. The course is beneficial especially for those students who have a natural flair to think and visualize things with a creative angle. Through the course, students will be presented with different techniques and subjects to hone and develop their creative eye. Course fee: Rs. 35,000/- Course duration: 8 weeks; 16 weekend sessions
Nature Photography :
In this specialization, students are taught to appreciate and capture the natural beauty around us. They are introduced to the different types of subjects that they would encounter – mountainous landscapes, hillsides, greenery, flowers, animals and insects. Students would be taken on a field trip to an outstation location where nature’s abundance can be truly observed and captured through the lens. They would be taught the technique to capture water bodies and rain. Course fee: Rs. 35,000/- + cost of field trip ; Course duration: 8 weeks; 16 weekend sessions + field trip
Wildlife Photography :
This course involves both theory and practical components, where students are taught how to prepare themselves for the field, approaching a subject, using natural lighting to their advantage, using artificial lighting and much more. The practical component of the course will include a field trip to a wildlife sanctuary where students will be mentored on how to click the best shots in the wilderness. The course trains the students to look at the world around them differently – right from finding subjects for wildlife photography in their backyard, parks and in the city too. The course is designed to provide students the knowledge and training to transform into successful wildlife photographers. Course fee: Rs. 35,000/- + cost of field trip ; Course duration: 8 weeks; 16 weekend sessions + field trip
Grading Structure :
Grade A – Excellent understanding and application of course content
Grade B – Good understanding and application of course content
Grade C – Good understanding of course content and displays scope for improvement in application
Colour Cubs
In Colour cubs, children are introduced to the right method of learning drawing and painting, which is not through mindless copying of drawings in pre-printed colouring books, or tracing from a drawing book, or any form of strict learning with boundaries. Our students are encouraged to learn art through their own expression – by learning through live objects and models right from the beginning. This is the right approach to develop an artist within the child, as he / she will harness their own expression and interpretation of the subject.
Teachings :
In this course, students will be introduced to many mediums of drawing and painting - pencil sketching, shading, pastels (dry & oil) and watercolours. They will also be taught free hand drawing, 2D and 3D drawing.
Course Fee and duration :
Course fee: Rs.2000/- per month.
Number of classes: 8 per month (weekend classes)
Clay Cubs
Clay Cubs introduces young children to the exciting world of clay and pottery. It is a cool, fun way to develop and improve their motor skills, as they knead and handle the clay. They learn the various processes involved in clay art, such as hand building techniques, crafting techniques, creating figures and shapes using the different tools and much more. The Clay Cubs program lays the right foundation for children to develop an active interest and understanding of pottery and sculpting. This foundation will be helpful for them to pursue the art at a more serious level in their future.
Course Fee and Number Of Classes:
Rs. 2500/- per month ; 8 per month (weekend classes)
Junior Fine Arts Programme (J-FAP)
The J-FAP programme will help children evolve into young adults with enriching hobbies and possibly into talented future artists. It is an ideal extracurricular activity for students, apart from their academic pursuits.They will progress to higher levels as they complete each year and move to the next. At the end of each year, children will be graded on the work developed during the year and certificates will be awarded.
Course Fee:
48,000/- p.a. payable as quarterly instalments of Rs. 12,000/-
Course duration and Learning:
A 3 year art programme for children, giving them sound knowledge about almost all the art forms offered at Life & Art Academy. In the first year, the course will teach them the basics of pottery, drawing and painting, sculpting etc. Depending on their aptitude and interest they can pursue all or any of the art forms in detail in the subsequent 2 years. 8 classes per month (weekend classes)
Professional Certificate Courses
Life & Art Academy’s Professional Certificate Courses are the right springboard for students who wish to pursue art or photography as their career. They provide the ideal foundation for a budding artist, while also offering supplementary training for students already pursuing a career in creative fields such as Visual Communication, Fine Arts, etc. The Academy’s Certificate courses provide an excellent learning avenue for general art enthusiasts and for those who wish to pursue art as a hobby.
The Academy is a spacious and serene place of learning, providing the perfect ambience for personal and professional growth.
Working hours:
Tuesday - Saturday: 10:30 am - 5 pm
Sunday: 10:30 - 2:30 pm

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