This month's mandala challenge was inspired by an email that I received from Chel who recently completed the "Make Ten Challenge" in my Mandala Drawing I Course. In the course, there are ten lessons and I encourage students to create ten variations for each lesson. This is an opportunity to explore the many possibilities by… Continue reading April Mandala Challenge
When Arteza asked me what products I would be interested in trying out for a product review, I was curious to compare their colored pencils with the woodless colored pencils. I look for four things in colored pencils: color selection, vibrancy, blendability, and price. Watch this video to see how these two products pass the "Kathryn Costa test."
I am so thrilled to announce that I have found a spot right here in my home city of Manchester, NH to offer mandala art classes on a regular basis. Studio 550 Art Center is conveniently located in downtown Manchester, NH on Elm Street. Mindfulness Mandala Art Classes are offered monthly on a Tuesday night… Continue reading Mindfulness Mandala Art Classes at Studio 550
In life we are faced with many confrontations, in this mandala project you literally stand your ground. I've done this mandala project many times in the Great Round course where you trace your feet, draw concentric circles around them and add color, form, and sometimes journal writing. Working on this type of mandala, these questions come to… Continue reading March Mandala Challenge & Prize Giveaway
Did you know that the mandalas that you create have a story to tell? We can learn a lot from our mandalas from the colors, shapes, and symbols that we use and even how these elements are all arranged within the circle. Finding meaning in the art that we create isn't… Continue reading Discover your Mandalas Stories in the Great Round Course