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Dear Omega Mandala Family,

Thank you again for taking my mandala program at Omega and making my first time there a blessing! I’ve added a few additional links to this page since I first published it. You’ll see a link to the pendant that I wore all week and a link to the awesome pencil sharpener that Billie brought to class.

I’m working up my debrief with notes to self as well as feedback for Omega. I have some suggestions on how they can help a first-time faculty member (like showing me where to find the temperature settings!) They also didn’t follow my request for two people per table. I do apologize that we were tucked in so tightly and as the week progressed it got tighter. Thank you for your patience as we snugly created our mandala art. I’ve already started updating my presentation slides based on your questions and my observations.

If you have feedback that you’d like to send to me, I would love to hear from you. I’m always looking at how I can dial in what I do to make my workshop experiences better and better. Here is my e-mail: kathryn@100mandalas.com.

I do hope that I’ll return to Omega in 2019.

{soul hugs}

Kathryn
updated: August 5, 2018

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Resources

Here are some links to resources to support your mandala practice. I hope you’ll continue to create mandalas and I’d love to see what you create.

Subscribe to my e-mail newsletter for upcoming classes and mandala challenges.

Let’s Connect: Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram

Sharing Circle – Free membership website for mandala enthusiasts. Includes monthly mandala challenges.

Jewelry

Coexist Harmony Pendant Lotus Design from Buddha Groove

Labyrinths

Find a Labyrinth in Your Area

Veriditas

Books: Drawing Mandalas

The Mandala Guidebook: How to Draw, Paint, and Color Expressive Mandala Art by Kathryn Costa

Download Chapter 1

100 Mandalas Checklist & Log – 100 ideas for creating mandalas. Use “omega” as the order number; no purchase necessary

Creating Mandalas with Sacred Geometry by Susanne Fincher

Books: Interpreting Mandalas

The Mandala Workbook: A Creative Guide for Self-Expression Balance, and Well-Being by Susanne Fincher

Creating Mandalas by Susanne Fincher – Covers meaning of colors, symbols, numbers, etc.

Videos

Free How-To Videos

My YouTube Channel

Online Classes

Mandala Drawing I – Ten video lessons focused on geometric style mandalas. Ongoing. Self Paced.

Color I – Color Theory as well as demonstrations on a wide range of art supplies.Ongoing. Self Paced.

Great Round – Fascinating study of the meaning of our mandalas. Next course begins August 26th. Instructor led. (We use the book, “The Mandala Workbook” in this course.)

Soul Journey Mandalas – Each mandala lesson includes a recorded Soul Journey and an activity guide (pdf) with reflection questions to go with each mandala project. Sample the first lesson to connect with your Soul Tree. Self Paced.

Tools & Supplies

Alvin Speed-Bow Compass

Staples Card Stock (not cover) – This is what we used in the course.

Faber-Castell Pitt Pens – India Ink; great for journals; doesn’t bleed $$$$

Spectrum Noir – Alcohol-based $$

TomBow Brush Markers – Water-based $$$$

Arteza Water-Based Brush Pens (see this demo) $$

Uni-Ball White Gel Pen (Broad Point) – Favorite white gel pen

Posca Paint Pens – For stones and other objects.

Faber-Castel Polychromos Colored Pencils $$$$

Prismacolor Colored Pencils $$$$

Arteza Colored Pencils $$

Carl Angel-5 Pencil Sharpener – Thank you Billie for bringing yours. I just ordered one!