Bhutan - My Shangri La Paradise

1p.gif (49 bytes)In this Bhutan web presentation, I have included for the reader's benefit the full background narrative instead of the slimmed-down version used in the previous four examples of the regional features. In addition I provided a different composition and finished painting the unique apparel that each individual is wearing, instead of only an image of the clothing because of my premiere opening time constraints.
1p.gif (49 bytes)Surrounded by the dramatic Himalayan mountains of Tibet to the north and India to the south, this little nation, known as the land of the "peaceful dragon", has produced a fiercely independent, self-sufficient people.

Portrait of Bhutan
original oil

 "No race, ethnic or religious group, possesses a superior awareness or intelligence over any other on this miniature earth in the limitless space of our Universe. With only different modes and levels of opportunity, we are all children of a common family learning through a similar preschool curriculum the expression of living and giving."

 

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