Thangka Painting in Kathmandu
Arrived in Kathmandu, Nepal three days ago for two months of Himalayan magic. Today I asked a Thangka gallery in Thamel if I could visit their painting school to learn about the techniques and traditions of Thangka. They where more than happy to show and tell and organised for a student and a master painter…
Wat Rong Khun
In awe over Chalermchai Kositpipat’s temple in Chiang Rai. The scale, detail and utter ridiculousness of this work is off the radar. Inside the walls are painted in fine detail with images of Buddhism, Hinduism, galaxies, nuclear war, MJ and Keanu Reeves.