Bachelor in Fine arts - Visual arts (4 year course)

A Fine Arts bachelor's degree programme encompasses a wide range of artistic disciplines, such as photography, creative painting, environmental art, and visual arts. In the world of fine arts, opportunities to demonstrate one's talent and inventiveness are expanding quickly.


With our teaching approach, students are not only encouraged to learn but also to increase their creative zeal and visual arts knowledge through practical exercises. Putting ideas into practice, students will explore more practical activities and resolve authentic problems. Over the years you will be made strong & confident with fundamentals like geometric shapes, compositions, and perspectives before you step up to advance concepts like color theory, material exploration, and full-figure sketching.

Students submit a graduation project by the conclusion of their final year that displays all the knowledge and abilities they have acquired and refined throughout the course of the programme. They finish their visual arts design bachelor programme with a jury evaluating their work, prepared for a reputable placements.

Workspace for students studying fine arts design course in Chennai with paintings on a painting board stand and spray paint walls

DOT is confident in its ability to provide students with quality education with our renowned faculty from prestigious universities, industry professionals serving as advisers, regular syllabus updates, and industry-viable infrastructure. Enrolling in our visual arts design course will enable you to polish your talents and get ready with a wide range of employment options.


DOT is well equipped to be placed with a premium placement cell helping students find their professional spaces.

Students have different opportunities in the creative field as a fine artist, commercial artist, graphic design artist, calligraphist, illustrator, storyboard artist, comics book artist, commercial art gallery manager, art curator, set designer, mural artist, print and surface designer in textile firms and an academician.

D- SPRAC: A Design incubation & research initiation

D-SPARC is a design-focused community of ambitious and passionate problem solvers who have a pragmatic yet futuristic approach to research and development.D-SPARC aspires to mold and shape its members to be responsible creators, participative collaborators and successful leaders.

  • Elements And Principles Of Art
  • Basic Drawing And Painting
  • Basic Modelling And Sculpture
  • Fine Interpersonal Skills.
  • Drawing Skills.
  • Indian Art History
  • Pattern Making
  • Basic Illustration
  • Aesthetics
  • Printmaking
  • Work Art History
  • Art Appreciation
  • Advanced sculpture
  • Basic graphic design
  • History of contemporary art
  • Ceramic art
  • Curation and representation
  • Set design
  • Basic animation and storytelling
  • Intellectual property rights
  • Portfolio development
  • Art entrepreneurship
  • Graduation project
  • Advanced Painting


In order to enroll in the Bfa Visual Arts course at DOT, which has a limited number of seats, we require certain competencies from our students. Such as Visualization techniques, Innovation And Creativity, a Very good eye for detail, Observational Techniques, Communication Proficiency, Business knowledge, Visual thinking, Persuasiveness, and understanding of both traditional and contemporary visual art trends.


What Course Must I Join To Pursue My Visual Arts Dreams After The 12th Grade?

DOT School Of Design offers a B.F.A course in Visual Arts for candidates who have just successfully completed their 12th grade / HSC / Equivalent diploma . The course is designed to teach all the basics one must pursue towards a career in Visual Arts.

What Is The Selection Criteria To Join BFA Visual Arts In DOT?

Eligible candidates have to undertake DOT-DAT (Design Aptitude Test) conducted by DOT. Check on DOT-DAT (Design Aptitude Test) for more information about the test.

How Good Is Your Faculty For BFA Visual Arts?

DOT School of Design has the best faculty who possess more than a decade of experience in the BFA Visual Arts field. Please visit Faculties to know more about the profile of our faculties

Does DOT Arrange For Placement Assistance For Its Graduating Students?

At DOT School of Design, we have different programs to assist students in carving their path into the future. One of the assistance programs is INCO - Industry Connect, which connects industrial experts and students. Another assistance program is IRC - Incubation Research Centre, where the students are given assistance in various ways to come up with their own designs or projects and become an entrepreneur. The third program is Fablab where a designer is given physical space and tools at DOT to do their projects. The designer can also get DOT students into their project if need be. These assistance from DOT to students are not only for their career, but also for their academic projects.

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