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I Create Coloring Mandalas And Give Them Away For Free
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Art, Illustration7 years ago

I Create Coloring Mandalas And Give Them Away For Free

I’m Del, a Welsh girl who has been living abroad in South Africa for the past few years. I have many creative hobbies and one of them is doodling. I recently picked up some adult coloring books and was so enthused by how relaxing the process was (and following encouragement from friends) that I decided to draw some mandala designs by myself for other people to color.

For the mandalas, I draw patterns and scan them onto the computer. I use Photoshop to flip and copy them into a full circle so that the intricate drawings repeat almost perfectly.

For the doodles, I draw straight onto the paper with black ink pens and let the imagination flow. I don’t start with any preconceived creative ideas, I just draw a central shape and then build up shapes and patterns around it. I use a thicker 0.5mm pen for the main shapes and then fill in detail with a finer 0.3mm nib. Doodling these detailed drawings is just as relaxing as the coloring-in afterward!

I provide the full-size coloring pages for free download, all at 600DPI, and high resolution for high printing quality so that anyone can download, print, and color my art for free, and hopefully find it as relaxing as I do.

More info: welshpixie.deviantart.com

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JeanneDeaux
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7 years ago

How much time does it take you to draw one of these? It's very impressive!

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7 years ago

With the mandalas I only draw a 'slice' of a circle then use Photoshop to copy /paste the slice into a circle, so not long - an hour maybe?

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kjforce
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7 years ago

Absolutely gorgeous and very creative...this type of artwork appears to be inspired by emotional status ( mindset ) a the time of design .

Community Member
7 years ago

Thank you! Indeed, different kinds of designs come out depending on mood - they're also very relaxing to draw too ^.^

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GraceBarclay
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7 years ago

You are very talented. Thank you for sharing. Thank you also for being in South Africa.

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JeanneDeaux
Community Member
7 years ago

How much time does it take you to draw one of these? It's very impressive!

Community Member
7 years ago

With the mandalas I only draw a 'slice' of a circle then use Photoshop to copy /paste the slice into a circle, so not long - an hour maybe?

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kjforce
Community Member
7 years ago

Absolutely gorgeous and very creative...this type of artwork appears to be inspired by emotional status ( mindset ) a the time of design .

Community Member
7 years ago

Thank you! Indeed, different kinds of designs come out depending on mood - they're also very relaxing to draw too ^.^

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GraceBarclay
Community Member
7 years ago

You are very talented. Thank you for sharing. Thank you also for being in South Africa.

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