sand painting

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a painting done by Amerindians (especially Navaho)

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This technique of sand painting is a local folk art in the Chongqing area.
They had all the stuff, the paintings, the sand paintings, the sacred objects, they had everything there, like they had out in the bush, at caves and sacred places.
He said that as part of the offering, the tent is equipped with numerous games and activities such as slides, toys and bouncy rides, cartoon characters, puppet shows, face painting, sand painting, clay workshops and many more edutainment activities.
Activities: Colouring, mug painting, origami, Monopoly, card making, sand painting, Scrabble, necklace and bracelet making, dominoes, face painting, figurine painting, puzzle games, plate painting, playing cards, photo frame and picture drawing, chess, board games
TIBETAN Buddhist monks spent a week at World Museum Liverpool creating an intricate sand painting - and then set about destroying it.
One shows a Navajo healer kneeling on the floor of a hogan, executing a ceremonial sand painting.
The construction of a sand painting begins with the monks tracing the mandala to a degree of detail and specificity that is surprising to many who view the construction.
As part of a unit on Native American art studies, students researched Navajo sand painting.
We were all profoundly affected by the holy man who would create a sand painting on the floor each day before our eyes.
For days, the Dalai Lama and more than two dozen Buddhist monks have purified the grounds of the Tibetan Cultural Centre, meticulously crafting a brilliant sand painting called a mandala.
At the same time, the company has launched Sand Painting, a collection of borders with coordinating fabrics that have a decidedly Southwest design flavor.
The University of Redlands will welcome a group of Tibetan Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery to campus from April 4-8, when they will be constructing a mandala sand painting.
It will also include a Quidditch tournament, story telling with the pirate Mary Read, a coastal illumination and sand painting by noted California coastal artist Andres Amadore.
The other key highlights of the festival include an expo on Islamic stamp designs, sand painting, history of the press in Qatar, a currency exhibition, a documentary film competition and shows, a book fair, religious stanzas, children's workshops, a beach football competition, a Garanga'oh celebration, the Ramadan competition and more.
While here, they will demonstrate the sacred art of sand painting by creating a mandala on a table in Conant Library at the college.