Panel painting, in art, either one element of a multi-element piece of art, such as a triptych, a piece of sequential art such as a graphic novel or comic strip, or a wooden panel used to paint a picture on.
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 .