"Wading neck deep in a swamp, your revolver is neither use nor ornament until you have had time to clean it" Mary H. Kingsley (1897)

Northern Exposure: Part 6


Picture taken at the Institute of Handicraft and Handloom, Gangtok, Sikkim.


6 responses

  1. Fascinating technique and much brighter colors than some.

    September 8, 2011 at 6:43 am

    • The Tibetan’s use of colour is amazing and immensely powerful.

      September 8, 2011 at 7:57 am

  2. Toffeeapple

    He seems to have remarkable control of the paint brush. Interesting way of attaching the canvas to the frame.

    September 8, 2011 at 3:29 pm

    • I think it is a piece of material, rather than canvas. The Tibetans often paint on silk.

      September 8, 2011 at 4:09 pm

  3. So absorbed is he in his work that he fails to feel how uncomfortable that seat is.

    September 8, 2011 at 6:01 pm

    • He didn’t even look up on hearing my camera clicking away behind him..

      September 9, 2011 at 4:45 pm

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