All posts tagged: mandala guidebook

Four Artists Play: Mandala Art Inspired by The Mandala Guidebook

I asked several artists who I greatly admire if they would review a copy of my book, “The Mandala Guidebook: How to Draw, Paint, and Color Expressive Mandala Art.” What is so much fun with these reviews is how each artist was inspired to play and create mandalas and they took the concepts and ideas from my book and made it their own. Michelle Ward I first “met” Michelle many years ago when I was first blogging and she was hosting creativity challenges on her blog. Through these challenge, Michelle inspired me to experiment with different mediums and techniques that show up in my mixed media mandalas today. In addition to loving Michelle’s design sensibility, I appreciate her process for finding inspiration everywhere and finding creative ways to translate that in her own style. Michelle writes, “If you have considered jumping into mandala making then I recommend seeking out Kathryn’s book.  It’s a wonderful introduction to the unique art form.” “[Kathryn] has a gentle yet enthusiastic voice that walks you through options for designing, embellishing, and adding color …

Mandala Guidebook Contributor – Donna Gentile

Artist: Donna Gentile Location: Connecticut, USA Found on page: 133 Title of Art: Love Mandala Materials: Watercolor & ink on paper Donna, how has making mandalas been healing for you? I discovered mandalas during a time of trauma. They helped me process pain, overcome limiting beliefs and heal naturally. In the “Watercolor Love Mandala” featured here, I set the intention to attract “love” to bring peace, balance and harmony back to my heart, soul and life when I was the target of extreme anger, fear and controlling behavior. What happened to me is a part of my past story, but it doesn’t define me. Making mandalas helps me tell my new story, express gratitude, attract positive people, energy and things and make the transformations I desire in life. It allows me to celebrate my authentic self, focus, relax, set goals, connect and work through difficult thoughts and emotions. Mandalas are a powerful creative tool for personal growth and healing. Today, I live a vibrant, happy life teaching Mandala Art Workshops to inspire, empower and transform …

10 Ways to Participate in The Mandala Guidebook Launch Party

Dear Mandala Family, You are invited to join me and mandala enthusiasts from around the world to celebrate the release of my new book, “The Mandala Guidebook.” Here are a few details with 10 ways you can participate in this online event. Date: Sunday, May 22, 2016 Place: Facebook Party link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1745943685629386 Time: Drop by any time beginning at 11:00 AM EST HASHTAG: #mandalaguidebook Download this party planner. 10 Ways to Participate 1. Change your profile picture for the day! Post a photo of the book as your Facebook profile photo. It can be a photo of you with the book, the book with your pet, the book in your home or studio, next to a sign that tells us where you live or one of your favorite haunts, or maybe propped in an unusual spot or simply just the book…you get the idea! OR use this badge as your profile photo for the day: (Right-click (Ctrl for MAC users) on the image to save it to your computer first.) When you post your photo add a caption. …