The brushes (pir) used by our main informants consisted of a brush tip of fine animal hairs attached to the pointed tip of a characteristic type of wooden handle. Brushes constructed in this manner contrast sharply with the Chinese style of paintbrush used throughout East Asia. The latter was usually made by bundling the brush hairs together and inserting them as a plug into a hollow-ended handle. Although many Tibetan artists were familiar with .
Steps for Preparing a Thanka Painting The painters of Tibet pursued their art in an orderly and systematic I way. When creating thangkascroll paintings they proceeded through six clearly defined steps: The first step was the preparation of the painting surface. Second, came the establishment of a design on that surface by means of a sketch or transfer. The third step involved laying down the initial coats of paint, and that was followed .
Pema is a Thangka artist from Bhutan. He has been paintingThangkas and Mandalas for 15 years. He paints for a living. Below is the short interview with Pema about his life and path to the Thangka Art. About Pema Pema is from Bhutan. He is married and has a family. He does paintings for a living and to provide for his family. He is living in Thimphu Bhutan with his family. Pema’s Academic qualification .