I believe in the power of kindness and compassion. Kindness for everyone.
charcoal and chalk 30″x 22″
This is a little companion piece to the larger oil painting ‘Dance of the Drum Beaters.’
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‘The Monk’s Mask’ oil on canvas 20″ x 16″
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Druk Yul 2001
“Land of the Dragon”
Paintings on handmade paper from Bhutan, Saunders waterford paper, Arches 90 wt. paper, rice paper, gouache, watercolor, pen and ink, Caran d’ache crayons, bamboo, prayer pages, postages stamps, Xerox from traditional school of art in Thimphu, woodblock print, silver rubbing wax, graphite, fabric, color xerox, transfer prints.
size 10″ x 8″
I sketched the drum beaters dance when I was in Paro at the Buddhist Tsechu festival honoring Guru Rinpoche born from a lotus flower. Dances are performed by monks wearing ornate costumes and fantastic masks.