64 Mandala coloring pages get you started in the art of soothing coloring therapy

by Fred Showker

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Wonderful gift idea Did you read my article about visiting Drepung Loseling Monks to watch as they created mandalas from colored sand! Now that "adult coloring" has become in vogue, our collection of samples from Mandala coloring books becomes right in style! Here are 64 free sheets you can try, and then buy the coloring book that offers more of your favorites!

More Mystical Mandalascoloring books for adults

Hours of creative coloring await with a cosmic collection of mystical mandalas! A microcosm of the universe, an aid to meditation, and a hypnotic art form there are many facets to the mandala's appeal, including the allure of a coloring challenge. Thirty-one intricately detailed circular designs offer colorists of all ages the chance to create dazzling kaleidoscopic effects.
Here's the Full Story Full story : More Mystical Mandalas Coloring Book

Nature Mandalascoloring books for adults

An appealing and unique combination of mandala patterns offer hours of imaginative coloring. Thirty-one fanciful designs incorporate dragonflies, daisies, seashells, and other natural motifs into arrangements of leaves, vines, and trees. Specially designed for experienced colorists as an escape to a world of inspiration and artistic fulfillment. Previously published as Nature Mandalas Coloring Book.
Here's the Full Story Full story : Creative Haven Nature Mandalas by Marty Noble

Paisley Mandalascoloring books for adults

This collection of more than 30 original illustrations combines elements from two ever-stylish motifs: the mesmerizing allure of mandalas and the enduringly popular paisley patterns. Full-page images offer a hypnotic array of coloring possibilities. Paisley Mandalas offer an escape to a world of inspiration and artistic fulfillment. Each title is also an effective and fun-filled way to relax and reduce stress.
Here's the Full Story Full story : Creative Haven Paisley Mandalas Coloring Book by Shala Kerrigan

coloring books for adultsMandalas Color by Number

Offering unlimited opportunities for shading and color choices, mandalas can be among the most challenging designs to color. This helpful book offers lightly printed numbers that correspond to a color key: use them for guidance or strike out on your own! 46 illustrations.
Here's the Full Story Full story : Creative Haven Mandalas Color by Number by Shala Kerrigan

Mandala Madnesscoloring books for adults

Sophisticated colorists with an eye for geometric designs as well as those who savor the entrancing lure of circular images will adore these full-page patterns. Cubes, stars, ovals, triangles, diamonds, and other shapes explode into over 30 swirling mandalas. Specially designed for experienced colorists, this is an effective and fun-filled way to relax and reduce stress.
Here's the Full Story Full story : Mandala Madness Coloring Book by John Wik

coloring books for adultsHow to Create Mandalas

Use these simple exercises to make your own templates and achieve symmetry in your drawings of elaborate, hypnotic mandalas. Illustrated guidelines include suggestions for designs, practice pages with unfinished patterns for you to complete, and many helpful tips. In addition, plenty of samples for coloring provide numerous chances to experiment.
Here's the Full Story Full story : How to Create Mandalas (Art Instruction) by Jessica Mazurkiewicz

Now, download and try a few of these for yourself!

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Once you've tried your hand at these, you'll want more. Have fun and enjoy the art of mandalas! And, thanks for reading

Fred Showker

      Editor/Publisher : DTG Magazine
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