Tibetan Thangka painting: methods & materials
Snow Lion Publications, Aug 30, 2006 - Art - 202 pages
Tibetan Thangka Painting is the only detailed description of the techniques and principles of the sacred art of Tibetan scroll painting. It is the distillation of research carried out over a period of ten years, collected during five journeys to Nepal and India, and compiled from some twenty traditional painters.
This book presents, step-by-step, the techniques used to make a thangka, from the preparation of the canvas to the final application of the sacred syllables behind each completed figure.
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Review: Tibetan Thangka Painting: Methods And MaterialsUser Review - Marsha Altman - Goodreads
If you want to paint thangkas or know how to paint them, this is the book you want. You will read it multiple times, makes notes on it, and copy examples of drawings out of it. It tells you everything ... Read full review
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