Original Imaginative Composition in Colour

( Three Hours)

This paper is to be given to the candidate one week (seven days) in advance.

Supervising Examiners are requested to ensure that candidates write clearly, the

number of the question and their Index Number on the top right hand comer of

the front surface of the paper. A small area in this comer should be kept clear

of paint for this purpose

 Candidates must be instructed that ruling by any means whatsoever is forbidden.

You are required to make an original composition based on one of the subjects

given below. Bear in mind that the quality of the composition, feeling and

originality are the main objects of this Paper.

Before starting work, take note of the following instructions:

1. You must, on no account, base your composition on any picture you have seen.

2. Except for the number of the question and your Index Number, you must not write anything on the front of the picture; however, you may write anything you wish to explain about your subject at the back.

3. Your picture should fill, or approximately fill, your sheet of paper. The intended marks for questions or parts of questions are given in brackets [ ].


Attempt one of the following topics:    [100]

1.Dark rain clouds are hovering ovrhead. People with colourful umbrellas are heading for their destination as the rain pours down.

2.Four or five village ladies, after a day’s hard work, are sitting together outside a thatched mud hut, gossiping, gesticulating, laughing and having a merry time together.

3.Four young men are playing a game of cards in a train compartment. The other passengers looking on are visible in the background.

4.A Scene based on the following stanza: ‘

Tiger, Tiger, burning bright,

In the forest of the Night,

What immortal hand or eye,

Has made thy fearful symmetry’.

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