This is the foundation for all courses taught at Takshaa. Classes will cover form, perspective, anatomy, composition,color and more. This is a continuous requirement for both foundation and specialization students and admission is open through the year. Some modules are compulsoryand some are optional. After the foundation year students can choose their modules. Students usually chose modules related to their chosen specialization like Sculpture for Modeling students, Acting for Animation students etc. Students are encouraged to explore a wide variety of classes which will stimulate the imagination and enable them to communicate and visualize their ideas better. Each module runs for 12 weeks. 

Brief List of courses offered include:

History of animation 
History of film 
Story- I 
Story – II 
Design Concepts 
Color and Composition 
Aesthetic Anatomy 
Drawing – Various levels 
Painting  - Various levels 
Theater/Acting 101 
Theater/Acting 102 
Puppetry – WorkShop 
Voice Modulation for Theater - Workshop 

Takshaa prides itself on the quality of its students work. Please visit the Gallery to see samples of work for this department and other.

Other Information :

Department Directors

Ruturaj Arolkar

Manu Ittina

Student reel 2008

This edited compilation broadly represents student work from the year 2008. The work is from various semesters and meant to be indicative of the progress of students through the various modules and kind of work students can expect to do at Takshaa.

All the artwork on this website has been created by Takshaa students while studying in the institution. The images are copyright by the respective creator and Takshaa.

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Reproducing the images in any media, in part or whole, without permission from the copyright owner, is prohibited.