New Delhi: The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has started the admission process for three courses in visual arts with an aim to develop creative and aesthetics sensibilities of the students.

The three visual arts certificate programmes in painting, applied art and sculpture can be pursued by those who have passed their 10th standard board exam, said the varsity.

"The programmes aim at imparting basic knowledge and skill of drawing, developing applied and design skills and understanding and use of material and technique to create expressive sculptures in turn inculcating creativity, precision and use of tool and materials," it said.

"The programme also helps to develop self-observation, visualisation and self-motivation to create an art work."The last date to submit forms for the courses is Jul y 30, 2012.

(Agencies)

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