Drawing Mandalas: How to Create Beautiful, Intricate Patterns (Paperback)

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*Shortlisted for the Creative Book Awards 2023*
*Received 'Highly Commended' award for the Creative Book Awards 2023*

If you've ever wondered how to draw mandalas, then this illustrated full-color guide is just what you need.

Beautiful and intricate, mandalas have appeared in decorative artworks and in spiritual works for thousands of years. More recently they have been celebrated as a way to practice mindfulness, with the repetition of patterns, colors and shapes inviting you find peace in the present moment. This step-by-step guide shows even total beginners how to master mandala drawing and replicate these complex patterns. Over the course of eight chapters, artist, teacher and author Hannah Geddes explores the origins of mandalas and then leads readers through the process of creating mandalas them.

Includes:
- A guide to the materials and tools needed
- Step-by-step instructions on how to draw the various components - from centers and middles to outer segments and borders
- How to make templates and create intricate patterns including a compass rose mandala, a half-moon mandala and an intriguing sinkhole mandala
- The incorporation of sacred geometry and patterns
- How to introduce color into the patterns

There are beautiful projects to follow to practice your skills and lots of handy tips to help readers become confident mandala designers.

About the Author


Hannah Geddes is an author, artist, teacher and designer based at Stansted near London, UK. She is a CZT (a Certified Zentangle Teacher). Hannah teaches a variety of mindful meditative arts and craft classes and workshops in the UK and Europe. She designs products, kits and classes to help her students and other artists to enhance their designs.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781398808874
ISBN-10: 1398808873
Publisher: Sirius Entertainment
Publication Date: July 15th, 2022
Pages: 96
Language: English