Welcome

First of all I want to welcome you to my blog. I’m very excited to be starting this new journey of mine. Creating a website for my handmade mandala art and showing my art to the world in the hope to inspire others is like a dream come true. I hope my mandala art will inspire you to also be creative!

How to make handmade watercolors ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜

In this video I show you how I make my suuszen handmade watercolors. Safety first, so when you are working with pigment always wear gloves and a dust facemask, so you don’t inhale the fine pigments. What do you need to make handmade watercolors? Pigment, gum arabic, glycerine, natural preservative, palette knife, a glass slab…

Pearlcolors from Finetec/Coliro

I was stoked when I received these beautiful Pearlcolors from Finetec in the mail. Jessica from Coliro was so kind to let me try out these shimmering and sparkling watercolors for my mandala art. I was over the moon when there was not one but two palettes, one with 6 golden colors and one with 6 other colors. I’ve opend the two palettes and was amazed…

Tips for working with Gellyroll Moonlight pens from Sakura

For my colorful mandala art I use the Gellyroll Moonlight pens from Sakura. I use the pens for quite some time now, so here are a few tips on how to use them: Each time you use the pens make sure to clean the tip of the pens before using them. Sometimes it happens that…

Gellyroll Metallic pens from Sakura

In my previous blogpost I was writing about my favorite pens, the Gellyroll Moonlight pens from Sakura. But there is another version of the Gellyroll pens that comes really close to my favorite number 1 pens and those are the Metallic Gellyroll pens from Sakura. The difference between the Metallic and the Moonlight pens is the…

Gellyroll Moonlight pens from Sakura

Do you know that feeling, standing in a art supply store looking at all those beautiful, bright, intense colored pens and you just can’t decide which pens you should buy? I was a little bit overwhelmed about the number of pens/markers that are available nowadays. So I did some research on the internet before I bought my pens/markers. I…

Tools I use for creating a mandala

There are different tools you can use for creating a mandala. I only use a compass with protractor for the round circles and the rest I draw freehand. If you prefer a symmetrical mandala you can work with pencillines which you can make using a ruler. After you finished the mandala you can erase these lines. There are many…

Get into the creative flow

Before I begin with drawing a mandala I always have a little ritual to get into the creative flow. First I’ll make sure that I have all the tools around me that I need to draw a mandala. The right coloured pens, my compass and the right kind of paper. When I don’t have that organized and I have…