USA / NYC / Thu May 30, 2019 / Hybrid Animals in Tibetan Art

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NYC – Day workshop

Hybrid Animals in the Tibetan Tradition

‘The Three Symbols of Victory in the Battle Against Disharmony’ by Andy Weber

In this meditative workshop you will learn to how to draw hybrid animals according to the traditional Tibetan thangka tradition (scroll paintings of Buddhas and Mandalas).

The three most common hybrid creatures are called ‘The Three Symbols of Victory in the Battle Against Disharmony’.
They consist of the ‘six traditional enemies’ that are paired together in the following way:

  • Garuda & Snow Lion
  • Otter & Fish
  • Crocodile & Sea Snail

In this way three mystical animals are created, that symbols of universal love

In addition to the drawing sessions you will learn everything about the meanings and symbolism of these creatures in Tibetan Art.

The workshop is suitable for anyone, including beginners without any drawing experience.


Check out the other courses in NYC such as Buddha Face thangka workshop May 23Tibetan Amulet making class May 24, White Tara thangka course May 24-26,  Padmasambhava (Guru Rinpoche), The Second Buddha, May 31-June 2


More Info & Registration

Schedule & cost

thangka-art-group-new-yorkThu May 30 from 9am-3pm 

Workshop fee: $ to be announced

Materials to bring
  • At least 3 sheets of thick drawing paper, minimum size 8,5×11″
  • HB pencil (or a refillable lead pencil)
  • a long ruler (preferably 18-inch and with both inches and cm)
  • an eraser
Where
Shantideva Center
432 6th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11215
NYC

(917) 909-0410

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