Yangchenma

Art Description

I wanted to depict the goddess of music, wisdom and the arts, Saraswati or Yangchenma- in an ordinary human form, represented by the women musicians. It is not common to see women play the traditional musical instruments  so it is always breathtaking when we do finally see them.

Artwork Specification
Title: Yangchenma
Year: 2020
Dimension: 150×150 cm
Medium: Acrylic

About the Artist

I was introduced to art in 2008 and started my artistic dream in Class Six when I was inspired by my sister who used to draw. My father introduced me to VAST Bhutan for which I am eternally grateful. I discovered a platform that gave me innumerable opportunities to learn and grow. I am one of the many recipients of the VAST Bhutan art scholarships. To increase my skills in art, I completed my studies in Applied Arts from Maharaja Sayajirao University of Vadodara ( a renowned art college in India) in the year 2020. I am currently interning at VAST Bhutan trying to give back  the  kindness that  I have received.

 I mostly paint portraits and landscapes but also enjoy making illustrations/designs. The tools I use to create are pencil and acrylic. I love painting landscapes as it gives me a peaceful feeling and I can fantasize about how my happy place looks. Portraits give me an opportunity to play with colors and they make great gifts for the people I know. I enjoy painting portraits of elderly people and young children, and their genuine expressions of joy and happiness is what I want to capture.I want people who view my work to be happy and at peace. I would want to be known as a realistic artist as I love to do more detailed work and can patiently spend time on each of my creations. My love for detail began when I was studying graphic design. The detailing works really helped me cultivate my patience. Raja Ravi Verma, an Indian artist and Michelangelo‚Äôs  works are my all time favourites.

Born 1996 , from Sarpang

Jharna Monger
Jharna Monger

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