Back at the easel with another version of the Golden Buddha from Nepal – inspired from my friend’s photo of a Buddha statue. Purt near took me all day to paint this one. Lots of layers & lots of fun.
Buddha |ˈboōdə; ˈboŏdə| (often the Buddha)a title given to the founder of Buddhism, Siddartha Gautama( c. 563– c. 460 bc). Born an Indian prince, he renounced wealth and family to become an ascetic, and after achieving enlightenment while meditating, taught all who came to learn from him.• [as n. ] ( a buddha) Buddhism a person who has attained full enlightenment.• ORIGIN Sanskrit, literally ‘enlightened,’ past participle ofbudh ‘know.’