How to Draw Mandala Art for Beginners

Do you want to learn mandala art? But you don’t have any idea, how to start mandala art? Therefore this tutorial is for you. In this stepwise tutorial, you will learn “how to make mandala art” in five steps, each step has included the drawing’s for better understanding.

Supplies You Might Need

  • Pencil – I uses Artline pencils for my artworks, it comes with different grades.
  • Kneadable Eraser – For removing dirty stuff and lightning the value of shading these gummy erasers are very useful.
  • Sketchbook – A quality sketchbook.
  • Mechanical Pencil – 0.5mm mechanical pencils for drawing fine and precise lines.
  • Fixative Spray – For protection of art from smudging.
  • Blending Stump – Paper stumps for smooth blending.
  • Pencil Color – Its thick cores are perfect for shading and shadows.
  • Acrylic Color – This set of acrylic paint has all the necessary colors to paint anything.
Mandala art featured image

Step 1 – Firstly, vertically & horizontally split the paper into 4 equal parts.

Base steps for mandala

Step 2 – Draw ten or twelve curved lines using a compass then, draw many small or big “Daisy or Dahlia flower’s” petal shapes in the middle of the curves line.

Note – Take curve lines according to your wish.

Mandala art in first quarter

Step 3 – Now, change the curved line into the circle using a compass.

Drawing multiple circle for mandala

Step 4 – Continue to design the entire inside of the circle as in step 2. Finally, your mandala drawing is completed.

complete mandala design

Step 5 – In the last step shade the mandala design using 2b, 4b & 8b pencil grades like this picture.

complete mandala art after shading

All steps in single frame

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Untitled design

I hope, you have liked this step by step tutorial of the Mandala art drawing. Make sure to bookmark this page for future reference.

You can also check this post on “Learn to Make Butterfly Drawing

Keep Drawing!

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