October 5, 2023 5:00pm

Drawing the Face of the Buddha with Carmen Mensink

Carmen Mensink



Thursday, October 5, 2023

5-8pm ET

$60  $80 or $100 | In-Person

In this engaging workshop, you’ll delve into the rich Tibetan Buddhist tradition as you learn the art of drawing the serene Face of the Buddha. Embracing the essence of thangka painting, a revered form of Buddhist scroll art, the workshop provides a captivating blend of instruction, a brief meditation session, and an enlightening lecture on Tibetan Art. Drawing the Buddha’s face proves to be an immersive and meditative journey, enhancing your visualization skills during meditation.

There will be a follow-up course on  Oct 6/7/8 at the Shantideva Center.For more information please click here.

This workshop is suitable for everyone, including beginners with no drawing experience.

*Materials will be included*

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$60, $80, $100


Carmen Mensink is an internationally renowned painter of thangkas, the traditional Tibetan scroll paintings of Buddhas and mandalas. She is the founder of the School for Tibetan Buddhist Art. Carmen has been teaching Tibetan Art, Meditation and Philosophy for two decades and offers classes and lectures at museums, universities and buddhist centers around the world; including the Rubin Museum of Art, Pratt Institute, Columbia University, and Omega Institute. She has been featured in dozens of publications. Through the dedication and joy she expresses in her thangka classes (onsite, online, and private) and that are passed onto her students, Carmen has guided and inspired thousands of people along the buddhist art and dharma path. Carmen is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and is also being asked to work on related forms of Tibetan art, including the large floor paintings of the ‘Eight Auspicious Symbols’ she created to welcome the Dalai Lama in her home country for the past three times. To learn more go to www.tibetanbuddhistart.comand www.schoolfortibetanbuddhistart.com

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