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The Mandala Guidebook

Author : Kathryn Costa
ISBN : 9781440344244
Genre : Art
File Size : 34. 41 MB
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Relax, create and connect with mandala art. Do you love coloring mandalas? You're not alone! Adult coloring books are gaining in popularity every day. Do you want to learn how to draw and color your own mandalas? In The Mandala Guidebook, Kathryn Costa shows you how with easy instructions perfect for the beginner. You'll find a wide range of projects, each with beautifully illustrated step-by-step instructions covering more design styles and artistic mediums than any other book out there. Simply put, a mandala is a circle with a design in the center, but psychologists and spiritual leaders have used mandalas as a tool for self-reflection and self-exploration through the ages. Mandalas have intrigued cultures around the world, from Celtic spirals and Indian mehndi to medieval church labyrinths. And now it's your turn! If you can write the alphabet, you can create beautiful and expressive mandalas. Journey with Kathryn, creator of the "100 Mandalas Challenge," to create spontaneous and spirited mandala art: Enjoy prompts and questions to practice self-discovery, gratitude, relaxation, meditation and explore your unique talents and artistic path as you create Discover 24 demonstrations with clear and colorful step-by-step instructions to master the mechanics of making mandalas--both freehand and geometrically symmetrical designs Explore mixed media and textural painting techniques within the boundaries of a circle using everything from a simple pen and paper to watercolor, collage, acrylic and stamped Gelli plate Get pattern inspiration and discover how to play with color using common palettes from the world around you Set your intention and learn how to use mandalas to solve problems, let go of fear, lean into love and gain clarity and insight as you create!

Mandalas In Mixed Media

Author : Kathryn Costa
ISBN : 9781440344206
Genre : Art
File Size : 39. 40 MB
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Relax, create and connect with mandala art! Simply put, a mandala is a circle with a design in the center, but psychologists and spiritual leaders have used mandalas as a tool for self-reflection and self-exploration through the ages; they have intrigued cultures around the world, from Celtic spirals and Indian mehndi to medieval church labyrinths. And now it's your turn. If you can write the alphabet, you can create beautiful and expressive mandalas! Journey with "100 Mandalas Challenge" creator Kathryn Costa to create spontaneous and spirited mandala art: Enjoy prompts and questions to practice self-discovery, gratitude, relaxation, meditation and explore your unique talents and artistic path as you create Discover 24 demonstrations with clear step-by-step instructions to master the mechanics of making mandalas--both freehand and geometrically symmetrical designs Explore mixed media and textural painting techniques within the boundaries of a circle using everything from a simple pen and paper to watercolor, collage, acrylic and stamped Gelli plate Get pattern inspiration and discover how to play with color using common palettes from the world around you Set your intention and learn how to use mandalas to solve problems, let go of fear, lean into love and gain clarity and insight as you create!

Mandala For The Inspired Artist

Author : Louise Gale
ISBN : 9781633229150
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 63. 1 MB
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Mandala for the Inspired Artist is sure to spark endless hours of DIY and craft mandala projects and imagination! Learn how to create your own beautiful mandalas using a variety of tools and mediums. One part inspiration, one part how-to, Mandala for the Inspired Artist is chock full of unique and inspirational prompts, exercises, and approachable step-by-step projects that are perfect for crafters of any skill level. From making art with pencils, paints, and paper to tape, nature's textures, and found objects, readers will discover a variety of ways to make unique mandala artwork. This engaging and interactive book is packed with helpful tips and beautiful photographs of finished work to both instruct and inspire. Inside artists will discover how to draw and paint mandalas, how to arrange a mandala, and how to turn their own mandalas into inspiring artwork, home decor, and gifts. Included are interactive pages for brainstorming and sketching, in addition to fun templates for scanning, copying and/or coloring in. Full of inspirational instruction, sophisticated artwork, and a myriad of ideas to explore and build on, Mandala for the Inspired Artist is sure to spur endless DIY and craft projects and spark hours of mandala fun and imagination!

The Mandala Book

Author : Lori Bailey Cunningham
ISBN : 1402762909
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
File Size : 35. 67 MB
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The Mandala Book is a visual symphony, filled with 500 stunning mandalic images from nature and civilization. As an archetypal symbol of wholeness, mandalas are replicated on a grand scale in both human culture and the natural universe. Drawing from history, science, religion and art, Lori Bailey Cunningham conducts a journey that spans from prehistoric petroglyphs to Carl Jung, from tiny particles of matter to entire galaxies. She explains the concepts of mandalas and patterns clearly and simply, showing how they are at the root of life itself.

How To Draw Mandalas

Author : Jessica Mazurkiewicz
ISBN : 9780486491790
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 36. 16 MB
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Step-by-step instructions to draw your own mandala designs by hand, using compass and ruler. Includes practice pages to complete and colour in.

Mandalas Of The World

Author : Rudiger Dahlke
ISBN : 1402716222
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
File Size : 36. 24 MB
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Both beautiful and enlightening, these 100 mandalas are among the most significant in history, derived from nature and the world’s great spiritual traditions. With each mandala comes detailed background information, as well as a suggested meditation to use as you color it in. The patterns provided for your brush or ink markers include the rose window from a Gothic cathedral in Switzerland; the tenth tarot card, known as the Wheel of Destiny; the symbol that stands for T’ai Chi; and dozens more. Over and over again, through the mere act of looking and drawing, the magical circles and gorgeous designs will provide spiritual sustenance and pleasure.

The Mandala Workbook

Author : Susanne F. Fincher
ISBN : 9781590305188
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 42. 65 MB
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Mandala-making is fun, relaxing, and can show you things about yourself that may surprise you. Susanne Fincher invites you to make mandala creation a practice, and to experience the insights and delights it can provide. Based on ancient European artifacts, contemporary religious iconography, and traditional tantric art, mandalas are circular designs that offer a profound symbol of the wholeness of the self. The Mandala Workbook offers a complete guide to mandala work, based on the Great Round-the twelve archetypal stages that represent a complete cycle of personal growth. Each chapter focuses on one stage and aims to fully engage readers in the meaning or purpose of that stage. Through a variety of step-by-step exercises and activities, each chapter provides mandala-making projects to help connect readers with the transformative powers of the mandala. Building on her previous books, Susanne Fincher highlights connections between the archetypal imagery of circles and working toward a balanced wholeness of self. This book combines theory and philosophy with practical and creative methods to present an engaging and hands-on approach to mandala work.

Creating Mandalas

Author : Susanne F. Fincher
ISBN : 1590308050
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
File Size : 61. 38 MB
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The traditional designs known as mandalas were recognized by C. G. Jung as symbolic representations of the Self. This book is a practical guide to mandala drawing for personal growth, stress reduction, and creative expression. Fincher introduces the history and ritual use of mandalas in cultures all over the world; offers guidance in choosing art materials, techniques, and colors for the creation of personal mandalas; and discusses the symbolism of shapes, colors, numbers, and motifs, such as birds and flowers, that may appear in mandalas. She also presents several illustrated case histories of people who successfully use her techniques.

Doodle Trees And Happy Bees

Author : Kim Anderson
ISBN : 9781440342158
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 43. 3 MB
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Find your happy place! Create as if no one else is watching, like you did when you were a child. Doodle Trees and Happy Bees will take your hand and show you how fun it is to get lost in your own doodled art. With step-by-step illustrations as a friendly guide, you'll see how simple lines and shapes easily come together to create art that brings a smile to your face and your heart. In addition, inside you will find: Suggestions for getting into the creative zone Ideas for developing your own style and encouragement to try new things Easy techniques using pens, washi tape, art foil, glitter glue and more Templates for drawing a variety of cute creatures and pretty motifs--each with ideas for adding your own personal spin Pick up a pen, Doodle Trees and Happy Bees and discover your own playful voice!

The Art Of Mandala Meditation

Author : Michal Beaucaire
ISBN : 9781440541148
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
File Size : 44. 45 MB
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Discover the restorative power of mandala meditation Relax your body, calm your mind, and promote overall well-being with The Art of Mandala Meditation. This gorgeous collection features inspirational instruction and more than eighty colorful mandala illustrations that will help you find the comfort, healing, or inspiration you've been seeking. With these mesmerizing designs, you'll finally be able to ease your mind and free yourself from the obstacles that keep you from achieving inner peace. This book also includes customizable blank mandalas to further your meditation and guide you even deeper into tranquility. This beautiful volume is a must-have for anyone looking to live a more balanced life.

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