Mandala drawing - beginners (evenings)

Mandala drawing for beginners
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Description

Join me for a fun class learning to draw stunning, intricate mandalas using a few simple techniques.

If you don't see a date that suits you, please just let me know. Morning and afternoon classes can be arranged most days including weekends, and early evening classes on Mondays. Click 'More from this maker' (under 'Maker' below) to book a morning class.

Mandalas are an ancient art form that spread across Asia some two thousand years ago. Drawing and colouring mandala is now recognised around the globe as a fabulous aid to meditation and relaxation.

During my class, you'll discover a wide range of design elements inspired by traditional Asian mandalas. By the end of the class, you'll have all the knowledge you need to continue drawing mandalas, making each one unique. And you'll have access to downloadable pdfs that form a library of symbols and design elements for ongoing inspiration.

Suitable for individuals, groups and corporate 'days out' even in lockdown. Private group classes available on request.

What you'll learn:
- How to draw a mandala template.
- How to draw an Asian inspired mandala (it's a lot easier than it looks once you know a few simple techniques).
- Tips and tricks to make beautiful intricate designs (that are much easier to create than you'd imagine).
- A brief history of mandalas and how to use them as an aid to relaxation.

By the end of the class:
- You'll be able to draw stunning, intricate mandalas.
- You'll have access to downloadable pdfs that form a library of symbols and design elements.
- After the class, you may wish to colour your mandala using metallic pens, coloured pencils or paints.
- Join my private Facebook group for ongoing inspiration and tips.

Please check that your camera is working on Zoom before the class and that your compass can draw a circle without slipping. Any problems just send me a message.

I also offer private large group classes and advanced small group classes. You'll find more details if you check out the link to my other classes below.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

A 90-minute (or so) online small group class (price is per person). The duration of the class can vary a lttile depending on the group on the day.

Access to ongoing tips and worksheets via 'Mandala Meadow' newsletter and Facebook group.

What you will need

- Paper at least 21 x 21 cm (a couple of sheets of thick paper. A4 is a suitable size)
- Pencil
- Rubber/eraser
- Ruler
- Compass
- Protractor
- Smudge-proof fineliner pen
- Colouring pencils or paints (optional)

Please send me a message if you would like a list of recommended products.

Maker

Kathryn Burrington at Mandala Meadow

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This course is taught online

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Hen dos
  • Limited mobility
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users

Duration

100 minutes (6:30pm to 8:15pm)

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Reviews

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Liz Tipping - - #32544

Great workshop, Kathryn is a great teacher, giving us plenty of time to complete each section. She makes the sessions relaxing and fun. Shame there was only two of us, but so nice to have time to meet another lovely lady and her beautiful cat.

Response from Mandala Meadow:

Thank you, Liz! That really is appreciated. I'm so pleased you enjoyed it.

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Jill Prior - - #32504

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Response from Mandala Meadow:

Thank you, Jill. It was great to meet you all and I'm so pleased everyone enjoyed it. It was a fun afternoon. We all need a creative outlet, especially in these strange times and mandala drawing is very beneficaial for our mental health, particularly for relaxation - it's a great stress buster. And I find it so rewarding when people who say they can't draw are delighted with the results they achieve drawing a mandala.

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Nicola Down - - #32312

Very happy morning learning more about how to draw and colour a mandala.

Response from Mandala Meadow:

Thank you, Nicola both for your review and for joining me for more classes. I'm so pleased you are enjoying them.

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Sue Hitchcock - - #32227

really clear explanation and time given to get it right. great way of switching off and learning new skill. Thoroughly enjoyed the session.

Response from Mandala Meadow:

Thank yu, Sue. It was lovely to see you again! I'm so pleased you enjoyed it. Looking forward to our workshop later in the month.

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