Monthly Archives: April 2015

Art Game: Mandala Challenge

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After creating mandalas individually at Art Club, we played an art game: each starts with a blank paper, and we take turns calling out what the next “ring” of the mandala will include. Of course, despite the system, each one came out wonderfully unique:

 

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The last one is mine, because I couldn’t resist joining them–who could? Unfortunately, a few artists left before I could get a picture of their mandalas.

 Can you spot the fish, sandwiches, water and hearts in each mandala?

 

 

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Young Artists Create Freestyle Mandalas

 

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I love mandalas in whatever form they take, however temporary or permanent, colorful, simple, filled with words or My Little Ponies or scribbles. My hunch was right that the young artists would enjoy them, too, and create some beautiful designs. 

I showed them some Tibetan mandalas online, and my freehand samples:

The young artists’ creations:

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