Painting a perspective

July 26, 2019 09:30 am

Kishor Jyoti is an artist based in Kathmandu, Nepal. Jyoti, also known as Young Flame Artist, describes his style as realism with a hint of surrealism. As of now, Jyoti is a part of an artist community called the “Pagoda Artist Group” and for nearly five years, he has been honing his craft under artist Roshan Pradhan.

“Thang” meaning cotton and “ka” meaning images together make up the Tibetan word “thangka” which literally translates to images made on cotton. Thangka paintings’ origin can be traced back to nearly 2500 years ago. A visual representation of Buddha’s teachings, thangka paintings originally served as personal meditation tools for monastics and students

Teaching herself to Paint

June 7, 2019 11:04 am

From the day she fully learned to grasp her pencil well, Aakriti Kharel started drawing. She started with circles and stick lines (her imitations of people as a child) and today she is painting large canvases with intricate details. From sticks and lines she has grown into an artist of her own and all on her own.

The essence of colors

March 22, 2019 10:30 am

On most days the district of Dolpa is under a thick coat of snow. To the inhabitants their lives are lived in monocolor. Tenzin Norbu, however, grew up with colors, lots and lots of it.

BHAIRAHAWA, Feb 2: Shakti Mineral Pvt Ltd, a 40-million-rupee venture, is set to start its operations next week. The first of its kind in Nepal, the company will produce flux and dolomite – essential material for the production of steel and paint, and aims to export them to the larger Indian sub-continental market.

Exhibiting love for people and place

December 24, 2018 11:45 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Artist Rupak Rai’s paintings are on exhibition at Classic Gallery, Chakupat, Lalitpur. The exhibition kicked off on Friday. It features a variety of artworks including paintings and prints. Rai has used various medium to create the paintings. His love for people and place inspired him to paint. The paintings are based in his he his day to day observations.

Paint it green

July 23, 2018 13:20 pm

Mehendi culture mergers fashion and tradition during Shrawan as the devotees of Lord Shiva flaunt intricate henna designs throughout the month.  What initially began as a cultural practice has now evolved into a fashion trend, especially among youngsters.

KATHMANDU, June 24: The results of Secondary Education Examination (SEE) this year could not match the expectations raised by last year’s result with more number of students scoring Grade Point Average (GPA) from 0.85 to 1.20, which is the second lowest grade.

WASHINGTON, Feb 7:  President Donald Trump is continuing his habit of painting immigrants as criminals, highlighting gang connections, calling family reunification a national security threat and bemoaning the death of a pro football player involved in a car accident with a man living in the country illegally.

Nippon Paint India enters Nepali market

February 7, 2018 09:10 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Indian paint manufacturer Nippon Paint India has announced its entry into the Nepali market. Issuing a statement on Tuesday, the company said it aimed to create a foothold in Nepal engaging with dealers and enticing wide range of customers, from individuals to large businesses.

KATHMANDU, June 9: Following the latest report that  many pedestrians have been killed while crossing the roads in Kathmandu Valley, parliament's Development Committee on Friday  asked the government bodies to paint the zebra crossings at intervals of 120 meters within the next 15 days.

POKHARA, Dec 30: The first edition of Paint Tour Workshop series organized by NS Club of Hill Point with an aim to promote peace, tourism and art kicked off from Chisapani village in Rupakot – 3.

With prose and paint

December 2, 2016 00:11 am

Erina Tamrakar does as she believes. Since she has always considered art and literature to be each other’s best counterparts, she really enjoys bringing the two worlds together on her canvas whenever possible. The Week caught up with the artist and poetry enthusiast to talk about her favorite books and its influences in her work.