MANDALAS WITH MEANING
Mandalas with Meaning is an online video workshop series designed for beginners + experienced artists to learn how to work with the mandala as an archetypal symbol capable of deep meaning.
Each module follows a particular aspect of creating personal mandala art; 1. establishing + following a line of inquiry ; 2. developing a robust creative process ; 3. establishing a creative dialogue.
1.1.1 Circle Geometry : Part 1 : Video 1
Let’s begin with an introduction to the concept of circle geometry and the differences between secular and sacred geometry.
Here we briefly explore the meaning behind the maths – and why that may be important to the world we live in today.
▶️ Click here to watch Video 1 (06:34 min)
1.1.2 Circle Geometry : Part 1 : Video 2
Follow along with these practical exercises demonstrating basic circle geometry and how it relates to the mandala. Using some basic marks, you can unlock some of the deep mysteries of existence and witness the emergence of the blueprint for life itself.
▶️ Click here to watch Video 2 (12:28 min)
1.1.3 Circle Geometry : Part 1 : Video 3
Join in with this extension of the concepts introduced in Video 2 and learn how to describe an alternative form of the same universal pattern, this time developed further with Celtic symbolism.
▶️ Click here to watch Video 3 (06:27 min)
1.2.1 Circle Geometry : Part 2 : Video 1
An introduction to the second part of Module One in the Mandalas with Meaning video tutorial series from Julie Gibbons Creative.
The second part of the module expands upon the ideas laid out in the first and paves the way for the third part.
▶️ Click here to watch Video 1 (02:55 min)
1.2.2 Circle Geometry : Part 2 : Video 2
A practical exercise to create your most mandala-like design yet – the Seed of Life. Laying the foundations for your understanding of classical mandala construction following sacred geometry as a line of inquiry.
▶️ Click here to watch Video 2 (08:07 min)
1.2.3 Circle Geometry : Part 2 : Video 3
An invitation to develop your Seed of Life pattern further. Includes a more detailed explanation of the symbolism behind the pattern.
Laying the foundations for your understanding of classical mandala construction following sacred geometry as a line of inquiry.
▶️ Click here to watch Video 3 (09:47 min)
1.2.4 Circle Geometry : Part 2 : Video 4
Demonstrating how to follow the line of inquiry invited by the Seed of Life symbol in a piece of art journaling, using gouache paints.
In this video, I share with you the train of thought that arrives when I ask myself what the Seed of Life means to me personally at this time. Use this video as an inspiration to create your own artwork based on the classic symbol.
▶️ Click here to watch Video 4 (10:43 min)
1.3 Circle Geometry : Part 3 : Coming Soon
Part 3 completes our look at the classical mandala form through sacred geometry as a line of inquiry with an opportunity to create a unique mandala design arising from these principles.
Julie Gibbons has been studying and teaching mandala art almost full-time for many years and is the host of the ever-popular Mandala Magic twelve-month art + personal psychology program. In this mini workshop series, she invites you to return to basics with her to dig deeper into the meaning of the mandala.