Illuminated Iconographic Tibetan Calligraphy

The Precious Sun & Moon

Pure gold and silver leaf, with natural Azurite mineral pigment background on 70mm - 28" inches diameter Spanish roundel paper. 2019


The sun & moon motif on a ground of space like blue, gilded in pure gold (sun of compassion) and silver leaf (crescent moon of skilful means)

A fire element bindu swirls heavenwards from the sun - of red and orange mineral paints, highlighted with line-work Nepalese pure gold powder paint.

Especially created for a current exhibition at Amankora, Thimphu, Bhutan.

The Precious Sun & Moon - Tibetan Calligraphy