The curriculum provides exposure to the magic of lighting. Lighters will be able to appreciate the role of the DOP in the motion picture industry. Through lectures, demonstrations and continuous assignments, students will learn real life lighting techniques and well as animation specific techniques. Courses offered are basic, intermediate and advanced in level. Each module runs for 12 weeks.

Classes include:

LS 101 Light & Shade : An introduction 
LS 102 Light & Shade: Intermediate level 
LS 103 Light & Shade : Advanced level 

Focused learning happens simultaneously on Color, Texture, Composition, Design concepts while enable the student to have all the tool of the trade to become a successful texture artist/ Lighting artist/ Art director in the animation and visual effects industry. Student also take theatrical lighting courses to have hands on experience using real lights.

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 Director

Ruturaj Arolkar

Aaraty Mehta 

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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