Drawing as an Art of Meditation & Relaxation

Drawing as an Art of Meditation and Relaxation

8 May 2010, 9 am-4 pm, Foundation House, 695 Ladprao Soi 11

Deadline of registration: 30 April 2010


The Thousand Stars Foundation is pleased to invite interested persons, practitioners and students to attend a course on “Drawing as an Art of Meditation and Relaxation” on Saturday 8 May 2010 (9 am-4 pm) at the Foundation House, 695 Ladprao Soi 11, Bangkok.

Drawing is a way to meditate. Medical experiment shows that drawing and painting can help children who have problem with concentration. This course combines drawing with meditation and relaxation. It does not emphasize on beauty and convention but on mindfulness. Learners need not have any background in drawing or painting.

Content of the Course
1. Tibetan drawing style – combination of drawing with meditation and visualization. The skill is imperative for thangka painters.
2. Free drawing style – drawing with a sense of let go, no expectation.

Program
9.00-9.30 Meditation and visualization
9.30-10.30 Tibetan drawing I
10.30-11.00 Break
11.00-12.30 Tibetan drawing II
12.30-13.15 Lunch
13.15-15.30 Meditation and mindfulness
13.30-14.30 Free drawing I
14.30-15.00 Break
15.00-16.00 Free drawing II

Course Fee
700 baht including lunch, snacks and drawing materials. Learners need to register in advance by 30 April 2010.

How to Make Payment
Transfer the fee to any of the following accounts
Account name: “Thousand Stars Foundation”
Krung Thai Bank, Siam Square Branch, savings account no. 052-0-02254-8
Siam Commercial Bank, Siam Square Branch, savings account no. 038-431667-8
Kasikorn Bank, Central Ratanatibet Branch, savings account no. 391-2-66998-9
Bangkok Bank, Central Ratanatibet Branch, savings account no. 924-0-05512-0

Venue
Foundation House, 695 Ladprao Soi 11. A map can be downloaded at www.thousand-stars.org or https://krisadawan.wordpress.com (please click at maps).

Contact
Khun Panpilai Kairith 1000@gmail.com, Ajarn Supachok at 081 7200 645, Fax 02 528 5308.

About the Instructor
Ajarn Supachok Chumsai Na Ayudhya
B.F.A Silpakorn University
Aj. Supachok has studied art in various religious traditions, such as Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism and Islam. His areas of interest include Theravada, Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhist art styles, history and development of art, and comparative art. At present, Aj. Supachok is an independent artist creating contemporary Buddhist art and serves as a special lecturer at Faculty of Fine Arts, Burapa University and at Philosophy Department, Faculty of Arts, Silpakorn University.

Attached Picture File
Paining of Buddha image by 10th Karmapa. It does not conform convention but is a great piece of art which expresses the painter’s sincerity and purity of mind.

Registration Form
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