of Tibetan paintings :
Different styles of Thangka representative different schools
of paintings in Tibet. The painting school of Tibet can divide
Karma Gardri school
Karma Gardri is one of the schools of Tibetan paintings
and sculptures styles.
It is said this school follows the painting style which
had been used by Karma Mikye Dorje in the Figure Measurement
composed by himself and was famous for painting calm and
kind-hearted personal figures.
Chintse School is founded by Chintse Chamao of KhongKarLdo
in Tibet. This school was born out of ManThangPa painting
style and prolongs the painting style of ManThangPa.
The fouder of Mansaer School was Tshanpa Quyang Gyatso.
Their painting style is close to the ManNyang School with
characteristic of boorish lines, powerful faces, taller
figures, dense color and fine painting techniques.
Karlre School was founded by the Lama Namka Tsashi who
combined the technique of measurement in Tibetan painting
style with those of colouring and arrangement in chinese
painting of the Han nationality.
It has characteristic of large picture and various contents.
The personage been painted almost had comeliness and pretty
face and implicit smile.
Jechupi School is a school of painting founded by Karma
Choying Dorje who absorbed the painting style of Kashmir
on the basis of Tibetan painting.
Manlu School is the total call of ManNyang School and Mansaer
The painting style of Scholars named Chocar and ManThang
Tshaca and so on is called TanLu School. They had written
many art books like Figure Measurement Favonian Beads etc.
The painting style of Shigampa and schools which kept this
painting style are totally called Shigampa School. It is
also called Nepal School because of been influenced by the
painting style of Nepal.
Tyare School is a school which combined the painting style
of Karlre school and ManThangpa school. They mostly pay
attention to the sculpt, xpression and connotation of the
persons painted. There are many famous painters in this
school like Tendzin Norepu, Rongpa SonamGepo, TsiLa PhuriWu
TshayRang, ThangLa ChaiWang etc.
It is the earlist painting school in Tibet which was founded
by Manla TongTsu in the 14 th century. The persons painted
in their works were almost with a smile as anger, with a
slim and graceful figure and verisimilar expression , wearing
magnificent clothes, been colored refinedly, and the yardstick
of every position of the body is moderate.