Himalayan Art Resources

Subject: Flower Visual Study Topics


Study Topics:

1. Three types of Explanation
--- textual, oral, artistic

2. Types
--- padma (lotus), utpala, exceptions, generic flowers

3. Colour
--- solid, multi-colour

4. Shapes
--- regional & artistic styles, single lotus, double lotus, layered petals, with stem, w/o stem

5. Medium
--- sculpture, painting

6. Uses

7. seat (lrg. sml.), hand attribute, decoration, jewelry, landscape, object in a narrative, dynamic objects of visualization, etc.

8. Size
--- large, medium, hand attribute, small

Jeff Watt 8-2022