An abundance of painting locations will keep you thoroughly absorbed. Practice your own styles with expert guidance from our tutors, tailored for budding and accomplished artists. What is unique about a painting holiday to these countries is an introduction to Thangka painting which is uniquely Himalayan. A Thangka is an object of devotion, an aid to spiritual practice, and a source of blessings to those who meditate upon it. These incredible works of art are central to Himalayan culture; however, in the recent times they have fallen into danger of becoming extinct. Customer testimonials.