Simple Steps to More Stunning Mandalas Premium class

Jane Snedden Peever, Creating & Blogging at

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9 Videos (24m)
    • Introduction

    • Materials And Project

    • 6 Sections Grid and Framework

    • 6 Sections Details And Inking

    • 8 Sections Grid And Framework

    • 8 Sections Detail And Inking

    • 12 Sections Grid and Framework

    • 12 Sections Details and Inking

    • Final thoughts


About This Class


This is the second class in my Hand Drawn Mandala series.  In this class I will take you further into the process and introduce you to using circular grids.  We will learn how to make three different grids and then use these grids to create frameworks, add detail and ink our mandalas.  Similar design elements will be used throughout all three mandalas so the student can see how changing up the grid and framework can give you a completely different look.

What you require:

  • pencil
  • paper
  • pen
  • compass
  • protractor
  • eraser
  • ruler
  • no drawing experience necessary - just the desire to explore and learn

What you will learn

  • How to draw three different versions of a circular grid and the skills to invent your own
  • How to create a framework using a preset grid
  • How using the same design elements and simple shapes can give different looks depending on what grid you start with.

What you will walk away with

  • The skills to make your own grids
  • three grids available for you to download, print out and use over and over again
  • The encouragement to tackle your own creative designs
  • a community of fellow mandala lovers like you learning to create beautiful designs, share their stories and encourage each other on.

Looking forward to seeing you in class!

52 of 52 students recommendSee All

Very clear and useful tips :-)
Federica Peruzzo

art explorer

This is really amazing lesson. I recommend it to everyone who want do draw Mandala but they think it is impossible to accomplish.
Easy to follow and could be a great way to express your creativity in a different form.





Jane Snedden Peever

Creating & Blogging at

Illustrator, Designer and Hand Drawing Enthusiast

I am a pen and ink junkie with possibly too large a collection of pens :)  I find there is nothing like the relaxing sensation of a pencil gliding across the paper and the exhilarating sensation of the ink making your work come to life. I love exploring all mediums and am always trying to push the boundaries in new methods of design, but no matter what, I always come back to pencil and paper and my big box o' pens. :)

Encouraging and Inspiring others to use creativity in all areas of their lives on a daily basis.

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Keep in touch with me by sharing your class inspired designs with me @jspcreate or #jspcreate.  I love seeing your creations and sharing in your daily creativity