Creating a Structured Mandala
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Creating Mandala Grid6:14
Patterning a Mandala Grid6:31
About This Class
Does freehand freak you out? Do you prefer to be precise with your art? Are your mandalas only semi-circular? :) Then this mandala class is for you!
We will use a:
- fine felt tip pen, and
to create what I call a structured mandala. We will draw concentric circles with our compass, make a grid with our protractor, and then fill in the spaces with simple shapes to create personal mandalas.
I am an accidental artist. Growing up, I always wanted to be creative, but I didn't think I had any talent. In high school, I started doing cross stitch as a stress reliever, but I didnt consider it creative because I was following someone else's pattern. In college, I started beading and gained a whole new perception of myself! I loved weaving with tiny seed beads and making abstract beaded tapestries.
Fast forward several years, and as much as I want to paint or draw, I still can barely draw a stick figure. Then a friend introduced me to Zentangle! I looked on YouTube and devoured books and felt so artistic. When I took a Zentangle class, I found out I had only been doodling! I loved the Zentangle Method so much that I flew to Providence, RI to be trained as a Certified Zentangle Teacher (CZT).
Now I combine my love of Zentangle with other forms of art and play, and I teach other people that we all have a creative side. We just need to let go of the fear of mistakes and make a little creative mischief!