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Beginning Thangka Painting Classes in Berkeley with Dinesh Charan Shrestha

Introducing Dinesh Charan Shrestha, Tantrik Thangka Artist

Date: Tuesday Feb 07, 2012 - Tuesday May 22, 2012

Tuesdays 10 am – 1 pm

Location: (Location Details)

A rare Opportunity to See the Work and Study with a Master of this Sacred Art.

Painting in the Newari Style is an aesthetic, meditative practice in which knowledge, skill and concentration come together to produce a vibrant and detailed embodiment of the divine. A true art of heart illumination, Sadhana & exquisite beauty.

Beginning Classes Open to all. No drawing or painting experience required.

In these 16 sessions you will learn:

  • techniques of drawing & graphite rendering
  • forms & mudras specific to the Deity
  • arrangements & placements of ornaments,landscapes & borders
  • application, blending & laying techniques of paints
  • Buddhist, Hindu & Nepalese iconography & art as a meditative process of heart illumination & sadhana.

Fees & Registation

Registration is closed.


Berkely, Ca


About Dinesh Charan

A painting master from the fine arts society of Katmandu, Nepal, Dinesh Charan and his traditional Newari Thangka paintings have gained worldwide attention. Resonating with an ideal of the divine, this meditational and creative practice blends knowledge, skill and concentration, and has a strong devotional impact. Dinesh’s inspired paintings possess an ecstatic, vibrational quality of aliveness.

Dinesh’s works have been acknowledged and awarded first prizes at the National Art Exhibition in Nepal, and are included in the collections of renowned collectors and galleries including artist/collector Robert Beer, and the Asian Art Museum in Fukuoka, Japan. As a teacher with impeccable technique and a meditative approach, Dinesh is a gift to dedicated students and beginners alike. He currently lives and teaches in Berkeley, CA.

Please call (925-889-9195) or email mersedeh@ahva.com if you have any questions.