Thangka Art Workshops

Registration: Please fill out an application form and contact Sarika at thangdegatsal@hotmail.com to schedule a workshop.

Please choose from one of the following workshops:

Also see: Thangka Art Courses

Single-day Workshop

Pencil Sketch of Buddha's Head9:00am – 5:00pm
ONLY ON DONATION BASIS

This workshop is designed to introduce students to the Thangka art and includes the following:

  • Pencil sketch of the Buddha’s face
  • First session 9:00am to 1:00pm
  • One hour lecture from 9:00 – 10:00am
  • Drawing Session from 10:00 am – 1:00pm
  • Lunch served from 1:00 – 2:00pm
  • Second session 2:00 – 5:00pm
  • Tea served twice during the day
  • Taxi to and from Dharamsala or McLeod Ganj
    (To be paid by the group/student.)

Weekend Workshop

Sketch of Buddha's body without robes9:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday -Saturday
ONLY ON DONATION BASIS

This three-day workshop is designed to introduce students to the Thangka art and includes the following:

  • Thursday: Pencil sketch of the Buddha's face
  • Friday: Pencil sketch of the Buddha's body without robes
  • Saturday: Pencil sketch of the Buddha's body with robes
  • First session 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • One hour lecture from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • Drawing Session from 10:00 am – 1:00pm
  • Lunch served 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Second session 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Tea served twice a day
  • Taxi to and from Dharamsala or McLeod Ganj
    (To be paid by the group/student.)

Single-day Group Workshop

Thangka Painting Workshops9:00am – 5:00pm
ONLY ON DONATION BASIS

This workshop is designed to introduce students to the Thangka art and includes the following:

  • Pencil sketch of the Buddha’s face
  • First session 9:00am to 1:00pm
  • One hour lecture from 9:00 – 10:00am
  • Drawing Session from 10:00 am – 1:00pm
  • Lunch served from 1:00 – 2:00pm
  • Second session 2:00 – 5:00pm
  • Tea served twice during the day
  • Taxi to and from Dharamsala or McLeod Ganj.
    (To be paid by the group/student.)

Non-residential fees include art supplies, training, lunch, and pick up and drop off at facility (within Dharamsala only).

One-hour Lecture for Student Groups Only

Lecture for students from FUR (Foundation for Universal Responsibility of His Holiness Dalai Lama)Please contact us to schedule session.
Total cost: ON DONATION BASIS

This one-hour lecture about Thangka art is designed for student groups to introduce them to principles and techniques of Thangka painting, and to inform them about why this art is endangered today.

Also see: Thangka Art Courses