In Buddhist culture, mandalas are said to transmit positive energy to the environment and to the people who view them. They are believed to affect purification and healing, and to achieve a sense of oneness with the universe. We will be painting our mandalas on 4” x 4” canvases after learning the relatively easy methods for creating perfect symmetrical dots of all sizes. Your finished artwork will be perfect for hanging in an entryway, bedroom or little nook.
Stacy Gates is an artist, craftsperson, arts educator. She is the owner of Manchester Arts Studio & Gallery and has been teaching art classes, camps and workshops in the area for nearly 20 years. As an artist, Stacy works in a variety of mediums as she is the most fascinated by color, texture and pattern. She is most passionate though about helping others find or rekindle their creativity through both art and working with their hands.