Beginning Thangka Painting Classes in Berkeley with Dinesh Charan Shrestha

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.