Yantras and Mandalas

Subject: Painting, Visiting Master, Visiting Master
Dates: 8 May 2017 - 12 May 2017
Time: 10:30 to 17:30
Location: Lift Youth Hub, 45 White Lion St, London N1 9PW
Tutor: Renuka Gurung
Full price
£ 385
Student and pensioner concession
£ 310

There are just 2 places remaining on this course.

This course offers an introduction to the methods, materials, history and rituals involved in painting Yantras and Mandalas, particularly amongst the Nepalese Newar Buddhist community. Nepalese master painter Renuka Gurung join us from Kathmandu to teach painting techniques through demonstrations. She will guide participants to complete their painting with traditional tools and pigments in a contemplative state and environment.

Students will need to bring a palette with wells and at least three sable watercolour brushes to class, sized between 00000 and 3. All other materials will be provided.

Monday - Friday

Tutor biography

Renuka Gurung

Renuka Gurung PhD learned Paubha painting from one of the Chitrakar Masters and Vajracharya priests of Nepal and has established herself as one of the leading masters of traditional Paubha painting. Following the completion of her doctoral studies at the School, Renuka continues her work of preserving Paubha painting by researching and documenting this traditional painting method. She travels internationally exhibiting her works, conducting workshops and lectures with the aim of introducing and promoting Paubha. She recently gave presentations and workshops on Paubha at the University of Oxford and in Hong Kong, and her paintings are in various private collections in Nepal, Russia, Italy, the USA and Britain.

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