INTRODUCTION TO BUDDHISM THROUGH PAINTING

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February

Dates: 03/02 - 05/05

Total Duration: 36 h

Saturdays, 10:00am - 1:00pm

During this course students are introduced to Buddhist Art History and basic Buddhist philosophy.   

 

The foundation of Buddhist concepts are introduced through the study of the Five Buddhas (Pancha Buddhas).  These Five Buddhas are commonly represented by the five colors on Buddhist Prayer flags as well as the five directions within mandalas.  Through the representation of their color, symbol, animal and hand position students get a basic understanding of the philosophy of Buddhism.

Students will learn basic drawing, inking and painting during the course.  Students complete one monochromatic painting of one of the Five Buddhas.

INTRODUCTION TO BUDDHISM THROUGH PAINTING

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February

Dates: 2/9 - 5/11

Total Duration: 48 hrs

Saturdays, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: Manitou Art Center

During this course students are introduced to Buddhist Art History and basic Buddhist philosophy.   

 

The foundation of Buddhist concepts are introduced through the study of the Five Buddhas (Pancha Buddhas).  These Five Buddhas are commonly represented by the five colors on Buddhist Prayer flags as well as the five directions within mandalas.  Through the representation of their color, symbol, animal and hand position students get a basic understanding of the philosophy of Buddhism.

Students will learn basic drawing, inking and painting during the course.  Students complete one monochromatic painting of one of the Five Buddhas.

Manitou Art Center (MAC) is hosting this course.  Members of the MAC pay $25 per class and non members pay $30 per class.  Fees are due on a monthly basis.  Everyone paints at their own pace, generally it takes four months of class to finish the painting.  We will continue class until it is finished on a month to month basis.