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Tibetan Thangka Painting Methods and Materials

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ISBN-10: 1559392576

ISBN-13: 9781559392570

Edition: N/A

Authors: David Jackson, Janice Jackson, Robert Beer

List price: $39.95
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Description:

Finally back in print -- the only book available that gives detailed descriptions of the techniques and principles of the art of Tibetan scroll painting. Explores in detail the background, themes, methods, and materials used to create these wonderful symbolic works.
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/14/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 8.25" wide x 11.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Preface
The Artistic Wealth of Old Tibet
The Preparation of the Painting Surface
Composition
Sketching and the Theory of Iconometry
Iconometric Practice and Further Techniques of Sketching
Pigments
Colour
Techniques of Paint Preparation and Application
Brushes
Shading and Colour Gradations
Outlining
Finishing Details
Iconometric Controversies and Sources
Resources
Motifs and Symbols and Deities
Guidelines for Thangka Painting using modern techniques and commercially available materials
Glossary
Bibliography
Indexes