These digital drawings are visual metaphors of nature and spirit expressed in abstract symbols and colors. For the past twenty years, my paintings and sculptures have integrated the language of early modern abstraction with Buddhist and Hindu imagery from my native Nepali culture. The computer has enabled me to unify these diverse ideas into a new format. Digital drawing expands the possibility of experiencing different visual forms linked by similar aesthetic values.
The digital drawings
presented here are both traditional and electronic. It explores the
similarities and differences between these two approaches with regards to how
art is created, stored, transported, exhibited and owned.
The work reflects the
spirituality of nature expressed in the form of abstract symbols. The colors
and iconography of Hindu, Buddhist rituals of Nepal and Native American
iconography have influenced this art. It is a synthesis of diverse ideas
The drawings are created
by using MS Windows 3.1 Paintbrush program by drawing, cutting,
pasting, layering, duplicating, reversing, tilting and stretching the image.