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Welcome to the Circle

Welcome to 100Mandalas.com and the home of the 100 Mandalas Challenge & Community hosted by Kathryn Costa. If you are interested in drawing, coloring, or working with mandalas, then you’ve arrived at the right place!

Are you new to the 100 Mandalas Challenge?

You may want to start with these links:

Current Workshops & Programs

  • Color Workshop – Great for beginners! Covers techniques using markers, colored pencils as well as an introduction to creating color harmony. ongoing
  • Goddess Workshop – Discover the goddess within you and make your own goddess art. Includes an introduction to mandalas, SoulCollage, and the Great Round. begins September 10, 2017
  • At Kripalu: Creating Mandalas for an Inspired Year – Begin your year feeling inspired, creating mandala art, and nourishing your body, mind and spirit. Kripalu is a world-renowned yoga and health center and perfect setting for a mandala weekend. December 29, 2017 – January 1, 2018

Have fun exploring the many pages on this site. Each week there is something new to inspire your mandala practice. Don’t miss out! Subscribe to the weekly e-mail newsletter.

Walking a Labyrinth

Labyrinth is a Greek word that means path. A labyrinth has a single path that twists and turns leading to a center point. To exit, one walks back the way she came in. It’s different from a maze that is designed with dead-ends.

Walking a labyrinth can be seen as a metaphor for one’s life journey. Each time I walk a labyrinth, I find myself reflecting on my life and what needs my attention in the moment.

Today’s labyrinth walk was at The Mercy Center in Madison, CT and features ocean views. As you look at the photo above, imagine hearing the crashing waves and feeling the coastal breezes blowing your hair.

Breathe it in.

Shall we walk the labyrinth together?

Let’s…

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There is no right or wrong way to walk a labyrinth and that’s a good thing for I found myself finding it hard to stick to the path at this site. Even though I have drawn this style labyrinth many times and I’m familiar with the pattern, I found myself a bit off course.

It’s how I find my life these days, familiar with my daily routines yet feeling a bit off course. hmmm…

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Along the path you’ll find unexpected things like this plant studded with many seeds. Let’s pause and take it in and consider the many seeds of possibilities in our own lives right now.

What possibilities are awaiting you?

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Looking across the labyrinth you’ll see some of the paths but not the destination.

I can’t tell you how many times I have felt like I know where I want to head in my life but I’m not sure how I’ll get there. I stick to the path taking the next visible step.

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Fortunately there are always allies on our journey, if we are open to receiving guidance and help. They may be friends, family, colleagues, or mentors. An ally may even show up in the form of ideas, wisdom, and guidance from a book. I have many paper mentors who have inspired my journey over the years including SARK, Wayne Dyer, and Mark Nepo to name a few.

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With guidance and persistence, our path becomes clearer until…

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We reach the center where we pause and tune into our hearts.

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When you are ready, follow the path with its twists and turns to find your way out.

Find a labyrinth near you! Check out this World-wide Labyrinth Locator

Learn how to draw a labyrinth in my book, The Mandala Guidebook.

Visit the labyrinth at The Mercy Center in Madison, CT.

Goddess Workshop

Discover the goddesses within you.

In this expressive arts workshop, Kathryn Costa brings three of her passions together: Mandalas, SoulCollage®, and Greek Mythology. Her storytelling style brings these classic stories to life and relates them to everyday situations.

In this series you’ll meet seven feminine archetypes depicted in the Greek mythology: Aphrodite the lover, Hera the wife, Demeter the mother, Persephone the daughter and Goddess of the Underworld, Artemis the sister, Athena the strategist, and Hestia the wise woman and hearth keeper. Getting to know the goddesses activates their qualities and powers within you. And you’ll discover how to navigate and pair their powerful characteristics to best serve your aspirations and your relationships.

You’ll explore the gifts of each Greek goddess while creating mandalas and/or SoulCollage® cards.

EXPERIENCE: No art experience required for creating SoulCollage® cards. Basic drawing skills recommended for the mandala art. Or you are welcome to follow your muse to create goddess art using any medium and style of your choosing, such as visual journaling or mixed media.

This online workshop includes:

A live webinar session where you’ll meet the goddesses through storytelling and art.

 

A quick quiz to discover the goddess archetypes that are showing up in you. You’ll recognize these classic archetypes in yourself and the women in your life.

 

Insightful connections between the Great Round Series and the goddess archetypes. You’ll learn which goddess archetype will best guide you through the different challenges that you face in life.

 

Introductions to creating mandalas, SoulCollage®, and the Great Round with prompts and demonstrations to guide you in creating your own unique goddess art.

 

September 10 – November 4, 2017
Online Course
$35

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Schedule

Sunday, September 10, 2017 ~ Course Begins  

IN WEEK ONE:

Lessons include:

  • Take the goddess quiz.
  • Introduction to creating mandalas, a circular art form. It’s recommended that you have some basic drawing skills and confidence. This is not a beginner mandala drawing class.
  • Introduction to creating SoulCollage® cards, collages made using magazine images. No art experience needed.
  • Introduction to the Great Round, a fascinating series exploring the challenges and celebrations that we all go through in life. Excellent review for those familiar with the Great Round and an introduction for those new to this series.

Log in to view the lessons when it is convenient for you.

Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 3 pm, EST ~ Live Webinar  

Presented by Kathryn Costa. You’ll meet seven Greek goddesses including Aphrodite, Athena, Artemis, Hestia, Hera, Demeter, and Persephone. Listen to their stories from classic Greek mythology and make connections to your life.

IN WEEK TWO:

Lessons include:

  • Details, symbols, and characteristics about each goddess with prompts for making your goddess art.
  • You are invited to make mandalas or SoulCollage cards or both.
  • Choose to create art for each of the goddesses or focus on your favorites.
  • Your final project is to create a mandala or SoulCollage® card that reflects the goddesses within you.

WEEKLY CHECK-IN’s between webinars.

You’ll have 1-1/2 months to create your goddess art.

Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 3 pm, EST ~ Live Webinar

In the final webinar celebration, we’ll meet the goddesses within our circle. The presentation features YOUR goddess art.

All webinars are recorded.

Supplies Needed

For creating mandala art: compass, protractor, ruler, pencil, eraser, white card stock, and your favorite coloring supplies. Optional: tracing paper, graphite transfer paper.

For creating SoulCollage® art: scissors, glue stick, assorted magazines, and card stock or matt board cut 5″ x 7″.

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About the Facilitator

What a fun and different way to view and reflect upon my mandalas! I’ve always been intrigued by Greek goddesses and mythology, but had a hard time connecting. However, Kathryn’s storytelling, energy, and passion for the Greek Goddesses (through mandalas) have left me inspired and excited to learn and create more!

Paige Scheinberg, MS, ATR, CZT Art Therapist and Wellness Professional Founder, SHINE ON Consulting

 

Kathryn CostaKathryn Costa thinks of herself as an instigator of creativity. Her playful, conversational storytelling style will draw you into these ancient myths and leave you going “ah-ha! I get it.”

Kathryn’s gifts include taking complex concepts and making them easy to understand.

She’s the author of “The Mandala Guidebook: How to Draw, Paint, and Color Expressive Mandala Art” and is the host of the 100 Mandalas Challenge.

“When I first learned about the Greek Goddess archetypes seven years ago, it opened up a whole new world to me. I learned a lot about myself, both my strengths and weaknesses. I also have a new perspective on the women in my life. So much so, that I feel like I have a better understanding and appreciation of them. It’s even helped me to navigate the workplace. The biggest takeaway has been the realization of how we can have different values, priorities, and tendencies – none of them better or less than, simply different. I can’t wait to meet the goddesses within you!” ~ Kathryn Costa

Gallery: White Swan Spring Renewal Mini Retreat

What an incredible day! I love collaborating with Rosie at White Swan Yoga Studio. Today’s session included restorative yoga, a nourishing lunch (color bowls from Milk & Honey), mandala making (Seed of Life), collaborative danmala (flower mandala), color meditation and sound bath.

Click on the images below to read the captions and to get a closer look at some images from this restorative, nurturing, and creative mini retreat.

The day was a huge success! We plan on offering more mini retreats and mandala workshops. Be sure to subscribe to my newsletter to not miss the announcements. When you subscribe you get a free mandala coloring book with 50 designs.

2017 Inspired Year Compass

Forty-three participants of the Inspired Year Mandala Retreat were invited to contribute a piece to this group mandala project. Each person was given a piece and assigned a color. They printed the piece, filled it with color and form and incorporated their word-for-the-year into their design.

When I started creating these “community mandalas” it was to bring our group closer together and illustrate how there is a place for everyone. I love that you don’t have to be an “artist” or believe that you are creative to fit into this project.

What word will inspire you as you navigate the challenges and opportunities that are showing up for you? For participants in the workshop we played with words until we found the one that spoke to each of us. A compass design brings together all of the words to help us individually and as a group to live an inspired life.

This is a powerful symbol of faith and hope.

Want to participate in the next Community Mandala Project?

The next group mandala project will be coming up in the Color Workshop open to Sharing Circle Members. Learn more and register here. I’m saving a spot for you in the next group mandala! Join us!

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Click on the images for a closer look. The detailed view includes the word and the artist’s name.

How to Rock Mandalafest

Mandalafest is coming very soon! This online event that I’m hosting celebrates the joys of creating and coloring mandalas with several contests and lots of prizes. Today’s post will give you lots of ideas for the “Mandala Your World” contest where you are encouraged to draw mandalas on found objects like pebbles and rocks.

There are so many ways to paint a mandala onto rocks…let’s explore some of those options.

[Note: I link to the products that I use in this post to Amazon. I’m an affiliate which means when you click through and purchase anything, I get a small kick back. Know that your purchases help me to buy art supplies which in turn I use to create tutorials and share inspiring blog posts like this one. Know that you don’t pay more for anything that you purchase by clicking on these links. I never link to a product that I haven’t tried myself.]

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Paint Pens

I love using Uni-Posca paint pens that come in a variety of vibrant colors. Pictured above shows my steps where I started with drawing the basic shapes in pencil. I then filled in the shapes with color and then outlined in black. The final step is to add lots of little details. You’ll see that I ended up changing the colors of the inside petals and circle.

What I love about the Posca pens is that they are opaque. You can color over any color whether the first coat is dark or light. Here I thought the red looked flat and there wasn’t enough contrast with the orange. I painted over the orange with a light and dark color green and covered the red with purple. Don’t get discouraged if you don’t like the colors. Remember you can always paint over it!

Look more closely at the details of my mandala and you’ll see how I outlined the yellow triangles with orange and finished it with black spirals. The orange dots around the outside were covered over with the light green to connect it with the colors used inside the mandala.

I also love working with these paint pens because they are acrylic and dry fast. Working with a marker is also easier than painting with a paint brush.

The technique, colors, and style of my mandala stones are inspired by F. Sehnaz Bac and her book, “The Art of Stone Painting: 30 Designs to Spark Your Creativity.” Watch her video above to see examples of her colorful rock art. I really love her book and highly recommend it.

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Here is another rock painted with the same technique.

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Since this stone was darker, I started by painting a white circle using a heavy body acrylic paint. This ensured that the colors painted over it were nice a bright.

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This is a mandala stone that I painted a couple of years ago using Posca paint pens. When you flip this rock over you’ll find another design…

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…here a rose metallic marker was used along with a black Sharpie and white acrylic paint.

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This lotus mandala stone is the perfect place for my Buddha to sit, don’t you think?

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Jewel Drop Mandalas

Pictured above are jewel drop mandala stones by Elspeth McLean of Victoria, BC, Canada made by using acrylic paints and a very small paintbrush.

Meet Elspeth and learn about her lovely and thoughtful process for making these gorgeous jewel drop mandalas in the video above. Find Elspeth on her website, on Facebook, and on Etsy.

Here’s a tutorial that illustrates this dot painting technique.

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Dip Pens & Ink

MagaMerlina (aka Maria Mercedes Trujillo Arango) uses a dip pen and inks to draw her mandala pebbles.

Watch how MagaMerlina grows her mandala design.

Find tutorials and videos on MagaMerlina’s blog. You’ll also find her on Facebook and Etsy.

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See also Maria’s book, Meditative Mandala Stones that is part of a kit that comes with 2 river stones, 4 metal calligraphy/drawing nibs with wooden holder.

PRIZE ALERT! I have two of these mandala kits that I’m giving away at Mandalafest! Scroll down to the bottom of the post to learn how you can win one!

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Inspired by Maria’s book and kit, I tried using a calligraphy pen and inks to draw a mandala on a rock.

My river rock wasn’t circular so I started by painting a white circle in the center and surrounded it with a metallic bronze paint.

I pulled out a gorgeous ink set that my mother had given me as a gift many years ago and used the bordeaux, turquoise, and verde colored inks. I used Winsor & Newton black calligraphy ink to draw my design first then filled in with the color.

Here is a calligraphy set similar to the one that I have.

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I found that I love the fine lines that you can draw with the calligraphy nib. I went back in with a white Posca pen to add some light details in some of the blue petals and I have to say, I definitely prefer the fine nibs that came in the mandala kit.

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Acrylic Paint & Brushes

I painted my first mandala rock pictured above about seven years ago using acrylic paints (inexpensive craft paint) and a fine point brush. I started with drawing the spiral in the center and switched between different colors until the design finished as you see it. I added the dots by turning over the paint brush and using the end to dip into paint and tap it onto the rock.

I’ve seen beautiful mandala stones created using Sharpie pens and other ink markers. For more tips check out this post.

100+ Rock Mandalas on Pinterest

You’ll find lots of inspiration in my board here… https://www.pinterest.com/100mandalas/rock-mandalas/

 

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Now It’s Your Turn!

I have two copies of Maria Mercedes Trujillo Arango’s, “Meditative Mandala Stones” kit to give away. The contest is part of the Mandalafest online event happening from April 22 – April 30, 2017. Enter your mandala pebbles for a chance to win!

Get the details here!

Spring Renewal Mini Retreat

May 13, 2017
11:00 AM4:00 PM
Lunch Included

White Swan Yoga Studio
1889 Elm St, Suite B
Manchester, NH 03104

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A Day of Yoga, Art, Color, and Sound

Zen Buddhist Master, Soen Nakagawa said, “All beings are flowers blossoming in a blossoming universe.” With the coming of spring we are reminded of the cycles of nature and that it’s never too late to begin again. We are blessed with an array of color and surrounded by new life and beauty. The cold of winter fades away and the light of the sun grows stronger, giving us hope for the future. Spring is the perfect time to revisit intentions you might have set for yourself at the beginning of the year.

Join us on May 13, for a day of renewal and hope, as we examine the “seeds” of intentions we planted earlier in the year or as we “plant” new ones, exploring ways we, ourselves, can blossom.

Learn from mandala artist, Kathryn Costa how to create a Seed of Life Mandala. Rosie Latona, owner of White Swan Yoga Studio will guide you through a gentle, restorative yoga session followed by a color relaxation exercise. Our time together closes with Sandy Srivastava who will treat us to a sound bath with her beautiful singing bowls.

A colorful and nourishing “Rainbowl” from Milk and Honey Juicery + Cafe will be included (lunch options will be sent out after registration).

Return home with a completed work of art, an uplifting, essential oil blend, and feeling refreshed and renewed.

$80 includes lunch

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Color Workshop

Are you like the chipmunk collecting lots of art supplies and saving them for a rainy day?

The rainy day has arrived…

I have a confession. I’ve been guilty of collecting art supplies, lots of them, and not using them. Beautiful tins of colored pencils, collections of watercolor markers, gel pens, Copics, TomBows, Winsor Newton, and Posca paint pens fill my home studio.

Do you have lots of art supplies that are going unused too? It’s time to dust them off and start playing.

Join me for a color workshop that I’m hosting in the Sharing Circle. Get inspired, learn new techniques, try out some different color combinations, and connect with mandala enthusiasts from all over the world.

Let’s play with color this season!

~ Kathryn Costa,
Host of Mandalafest, the 100 Mandalas Challenge, and the Sharing Circle, and author of “The Mandala Guidebook: How to Draw, Paint, and Color Expressive Mandala Art.”

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Are you in a color rut, picking the same colors over and over again?

Do you feel overwhelmed by so many colors and feel stuck?

Would you like to learn new coloring techniques?

Do you want to create gorgeous gradients?

Not sure which markers or pencils to buy?

In two weeks you’ll:

  • Boost your color confidence

  • Learn new coloring techniques to create gorgeous mandalas

  • Energize your mandala practice with great color combinations

  • Save time and money as you get to see the difference between the different brands most used in coloring mandalas.

  • Get the most out of the coloring supplies that you already have!

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Week One: Coloring Techniques – Best papers to use, alcohol & water-based markers, paint pens, gel pens, and pencils.

Demos include coloring and blending techniques using Copics, Winsor Newton Pro Markers, Spectrum Noir, Sharpies, TomBow, Winsor Newton Watercolor Markers, Faber-Castel Pitt Pens, Watercolor versus Inktense Pencils, Posca Paint Pens, and Gel Pens. I’ll show you my favorite ways to mix some of these media too!

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Week Two: Creating Harmony – Features great color combinations not covered in my book!

  • Learn ten different colors schemes.
  • Learn how to use and vary hue, value, and intensity to expand how you use color.
  • Open your eyes to the world of color around you.

You also get:

183 Mandala and Hamsa coloring pages to practice your new coloring techniques.
How-to instructions and prompts to get you started creating your own mandalas.
Connected with a warm and welcoming mandala community.

Open Enrollment: Access the lessons now and view them when it is convenient for you.

The Color Workshop is an online two week course open exclusively to members of the 100 Mandalas Sharing Circle. When you enroll in the 2017 Sharing Circle, you get the Color Workshop. This is an open enrollment meaning you can join the Sharing Circle 2017 any time before December 1st and have access to the Sharing Circle lessons and member library until December 31st.

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The course format is a combination of recorded videos and written instructions plus helpful worksheets for practicing. Each lesson has a spot for participants to share their color play and experiments. You can access the course content when it is convenient for you.

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$60 includes Sharing Circle Membership and Color Workshop


I make really informative and inspiring videos…

If you liked my video on “How to Use Colored Pencils to Color Mandalas” then you’ll love this Color Workshop.

What are people saying about my art instruction videos?

“Your videos are fantastic! You have a very easy going and inviting way, and you share your knowledge so JOYFULLY. Thanks so much.” ~ Eileen Gavin Larsen

“This video is one of the best I have seen. Thanks so much.” ~ Bill Buffington

“EXCELLENT!! You teach well and I am grateful to have found you and your work. My student hat is now on!” ~ Rochelle Nardelli

“Thank you for your great techniques. They have taken my coloring to the next level in beauty and have added tons more fun!” ~ Jimmy Gallaway

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Hi I’m Kathryn Costa. I love color and I think you’d agree it shows in my book, “The Mandala Guidebook: How to Draw, Paint, and Color Expressive Mandala Art.”

There was a time when I was really timid when it came to using color. In fact, I was down right afraid to use color. Most of my design work was done in black and white with “spot” color.

What changed? Deep inside, I wanted to have fun with color and to play with it. I started noticing color everywhere and I was inspired. With each creative project, I tried using different color combinations. Before I knew it, I was getting compliments again and again thanking me for adding gorgeous color to our world.

I love that adult coloring has grown in popularity. If you are rediscovering the joys of coloring and want some guidance. Check out my video above to preview my teaching style.

I hope you’ll be inspired to join me and my mandala family in the Sharing Circle. Your membership includes a member library filled with several coloring books to download, instruction on how to create your own mandalas, and lots of ideas. The best part is the support that you get from other mandala enthusiasts.

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$60 includes Sharing Circle Membership and Color Workshop

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Mandalafest

Mandalafest is an event to celebrate the joy of creating and coloring mandalas. Participants are encouraged to share their love for mandalas by hosting a mandala party for their friends and families. Gather with mandala enthusiasts from around the world online and enter in one or more of the five contests for a chance to win 20 prizes!


What is a mandala? Mandala is a Sanskrit word that loosely translates as “circle” or “center.” The circular designs often have shapes and colors repeating around the center. While mandalas have been around throughout the ages and in many cultures, they have reached a new popularity in coloring books.


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Official Mandalafest Party Planner

Download the Party Planner: The party planner has all of the details that you’ll need for participating in Mandalafest including:

  • Schedule of Events
  • Contest Rules
  • Party Planning Worksheets
  • Coloring Pages

Be sure to download the Party Planner right away so you can get an early start on your contest entries.

Mark Your Calendar: April 22 – 30, 2017

Starting on April 22nd, post your contest entries on Facebook here: www.facebook.com/100mandalas


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Prizes & Sponsors

Be sure to visit our sponsors. We are so grateful for their support of Mandalafest!

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Imagination International Incorporated

Imagination International Incorporated’s goal is to help our customers, as well as our community to thrive and flourish in tangible and meaningful ways! Over the years we have learned that creativity is precious. What makes us happiest is to see others discover the creativity within them. www.iii.global

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PRIZES: (4) Zipper Pouches with four pens including Kirarina 2 win, atyou Spica Twinkling like stars!, and two Kirarina Winks. Colors vary in each prize pack.

Get the details on how you can win this prize. Download the Party Planner


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The Quarto Group

The Quarto Group (LSE: QRT) is the leading global illustrated book publisher and distribution group and is listed on the London Stock Exchange. Our mission is to educate, entertain and enrich the lives of our readers, putting books in their hands, wherever, however and whenever they choose. Quarto creates more than 600 adult and children’s books a year. These books are sold into more than 45 countries and in more than 35 languages. Subjects range from Art ‘How-To’, Graphic Design, and Home Improvement, to Cooking, Gardening, Motoring, and Crafts. In fact, we cover any subject that can be better explained with photographs or illustrations. Put another way, we love making great books and we love selling lots of them to readers as passionate about our subjects as we are. www.quartoknows.com

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PRIZES: (2) Meditative Mandala Stones Kit by Maria Mercedes Trujillo Arango

Get the details on how you can win this prize. Download the Party Planner


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Robin Mead Designs

Robin is a mixed media, watercolor, acrylic artist and art journaler. Robin uses vibrant and bold colors to capture the joy in life. Her favorite subjects are depictions of nature, preferably the ocean, landscapes, flowers and birds. Robin believes that we all have a colorful source of imagination and joy.  Robin seeks to convey beauty, joy and a zest for life in her art. www.facebook.com/RobinMeadDesigns

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PRIZE: (1) 12” x 12” handmade mixed media journal with assorted papers.

Get the details on how you can win this prize. Download the Party Planner


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Mandala Sparks

Draw unique mandalas with the help of inspiration cards. This deck of 52 cards represents more than a billion possible combinations to guide your mandala creation. Design your own one-of-a-kind mandala; our Sparks, your creations. A fun way to build a mandala and challenge the artist in you. Fun for both beginner and advanced artists. Designed by Tammy Murdock and Deborah Hall. www.mandalasparks.com

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PRIZE: (1) Mandala Sparks Deck

Get the details on how you can win this prize. Download the Party Planner


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StencilGirl  Products

StencilGirl Products cuts stencils the old fashion way, one at a time right here in the USA. We are a family-owned business that includes Mary Beth, her husband John, and son-in-law, Frank. Today StencilGirl Products sells more than 900 stencils designed by a team of talented artists. Mary Beth is proud of her artist designers and insists they are paid appropriate and fair royalties every time one of their designs is sold. www.stencilgirlproducts.com

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PRIZES: (2) Set of four 6” x 6” stencils.

Get the details on how you can win this prize. Download the Party Planner


Cassia Cogger

Cassia Cogger—artist, teacher and author of Creating Personal Mandalas—is inspired to create artworks, creative courses and experiences that allow individuals to enter into greater relationships with their surroundings, becoming present to that which is essential. As much as she is excited by color, shape, pattern and beauty, she is more excited by what the creative process reveals. Her work has been featured at the National Academy Museum of Design in NYC, in Watercolor Artist magazine as a rising star as well as in a host of other galleries and private collections. Download a Free Chapter of Cassia’s book at: www.cassiacogger.com

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PRIZE: (2) “Creating Personal Mandalas” published by NorthLight Books

Get the details on how you can win this prize. Download the Party Planner


And a special shout out to…

…two of our generous mandala family members

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Gorgeous hand beaded pendant that features a different colored cabochon on each side: green and pink. The Oculus Pendant pattern is by Samantha Westcott and this treasure was beaded and donated by one of our Sharing Circle members, Susan Kolovson.

Get the details on how you can win this prize. Download the Party Planner

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Steve Kozak for a mandala coloring book and $25 gift card.

Get the details on how you can win these prizes. Download the Party Planner


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Kathryn Costa, host of Mandalafest offers these prizes:

Mandala Workshop at Yoga Balance

Creating Mandalas for Relaxation & Self Expression

Saturday, Apr 8, 2017
at 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Yoga Balance Studio
135 Hooksett Road, Manchester, NH

This workshop will be a fun opportunity to channel your inner artist! The workshop begins with an introduction to mandalas: the origins of the mandala; where mandalas show up in various cultures and in nature; and how mandalas are used as a practice for relaxation and self-expression. After centering with a short Gentle Yoga practice, we will learn how to construct a symmetrical grid as a basis for our designs, which we will then add shapes and patterns to create beautiful individual mandalas. We will finish with a closing ceremony to witness and honor everyone’s work.

No art or yoga experience required.

Beginners are encouraged to attend.

All materials and supplies are provided.

Fee: $45 per person; $40 before April 1.

REGISTER NOW & SAVE!