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January Mandala Challenge – Seeds of Possibilities

What are the many possibilities that await you in this new year? The January Mandala Challenge called, "The Mandala of Many Possibilities" uses the design motif of little dots or stars to represent the many possibilities available to you in this moment. Think of these little dots as seeds of potential. You may create your… Continue reading January Mandala Challenge – Seeds of Possibilities

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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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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