Himalayan Art Resources

Painting Main Page: Painting & Composition Types (Flat Art/Two-dimensional Art)

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Three Painting Subject Types:
- Painting Description (mural & scroll work)
- Figurative Subject
- Narrative Subject
- Diagrammatic Subject
- Three Painting Subject Types Outline
- Subject Types & Categories

Painting Traditions & Painting Styles:
- Painting Traditions
- Painting Styles
- Painting Styles Glossary
- Others...

Subjects, Topics & Types:
- Four Composition Types
- Four Ground Colours
- Medium/Support
- Format: Size, Orientation & Sets
- Subject & Format Outline (General)
- Inscriptions
- Miniature Paintings
- Minimalist Painting
- Aesthetics/authentication
- HAR Cataloguing Standard
- Aphorisms for Himalayan Art
- Confusions & Controversies
- Contemporary Art
- Others...

The information here is primarily intended for portable scroll paintings and does not emphasise mural paintings which will be treated separately.

Jeff Watt 6-2010 [updated 11-2016, 5-2017]