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November Mandala Challenge – Dandelion Mandalas

For this month's challenge I invited fellow mandala artist and teacher Louise Gale to share with us a project from her newest book, "Botanical Mandalas." The video above includes: Interview with Louise Gale about mandalas, nature, and the featured project. Louise and Kathryn share their dandelion stories. Step-by-Step demonstration to create your own Dandelion Mandala.… Continue reading November Mandala Challenge – Dandelion Mandalas

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How can a mandala practice help with healing and living a joyful life?

I've given myself a BIG gift in honor of my 50th birthday - the gift of health. I've set the intention that in this next year, I'll explore various practices and modalities to help me to heal and balance my body, mind, and spirit. I want this next decade to be vibrant and joyful. How… Continue reading How can a mandala practice help with healing and living a joyful life?

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July Mandala Challenge – Pattern Play

Mandalas with all of their shapes and spaces lend themselves well for drawing repeating patterns. In this challenge, Kathryn Costa invites you to play with the design principle, repetition. Watch this quick video to see examples of how patterns can easily add detail and beauty to your mandalas. How to Enter Draw a mandala. You… Continue reading July Mandala Challenge – Pattern Play

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Product Review: Arteza Water-based Brush Pens

Arteza reached out to me asking if I would give an honest review of three of their products: 48 Water-Based Ink Real Brush Pens, Water Brush Pens, and Premium Watercolor Paper. Run Time: 14:27 Related Links Color I Course - For more product demos and lessons on creating color harmony.  Mandala Drawing I Course - Learn how… Continue reading Product Review: Arteza Water-based Brush Pens