A completed thangka
, however beautiful or impressive, never tells the full story of the complex process artists
to undergo to create such a divine image.
We have compiled this list of Twelve steps involved in producing a traditional Thangka sacred painting to help you appreciate your new thangka.
Although certain elements of thangka painting
have changed since artists began painting in exile, much of traditional styles and techniques have been painstakingly retained.
We hope the following will .