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Workshop on thangka painting techniques

From: Anita Chowdry <anita.chowdry>
Date: Wednesday, August 4, 2004
Tibetan Thangka Painting
Practical Workshop with Gonkar Gyatso
The Brunei Gallery
The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
October 26-28, 2004
10 am - 4 pm
Cost: UKP175.00 all-inclusive

A unique opportunity to attend a three day course on the traditional
methods of creating Tibetan scroll paintings (thangka) with the
artist Gonkar Gyatso. He has been trained in this unbroken heritage
of sacred painting by renowned master artists at Dharamsala. He is
also a highly skilled and versatile artist of other styles and
techniques. There will be an added opportunity to view rarely seen
thangka in the Wellcome Library.

Learn about and experience:

    Processes involved in preparing an authentic painting surface.

    Special techniques of drawing and painting key elements.

    The significance of traditional iconography.

    Use of colour and the traditional mineral and vegetable

Further Information:

    Anita Chowdry
    Asia House
    105 Piccadilly
    London W1J 7NJ
    +20 7499 1287
    education [at] asiahouse__co__uk

Booking: Send your name, address and contact details with a cheque
for UKP175 made out to Asia House at the address above.

This course is organized as part of the exhibition "Asia: Body Mind
Spirit" presented by Asia House in association with The Wellcome
Trust. Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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