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Introduction to Mandala Stones

Dot Mandala on Stone

The word “Mandala” is basically derived from the classical Indian language of Sanskrit. It represents wholeness & is far more than a simple shape. Mandala is a holy practice that involves Tibetan Monks & many other cultures.

Nowadays, people use Mandala images for artistic decoration or as an aid for meditation. But did you ever wondered Mandala can also be painted on stones too!

Mandala stones are the latest trends that are going viral in Art & Craft world. The colorful dotted patterns of mandala on stones are very eye catchy and are quite easy to create. The great advantage about learning the art of painting mandala on stones is that you don’t require any expertise in painting the attractive dots on the stones. It is not so difficult to paint the dots on the stones. It is cost-effective and also require very less material. With some simple tricks you can get the hang of it in no time!

Materials used for Mandala stones:

  • Colors – You can choose any different paints to make Mandala on stones. There is no hard & fast rule for selecting the paints in in Stone Mandala. Consistency of the paint plays a vital role in Mandala stones. If the paint is if the paint is too thick then more water need to be added.
  • Brushes – Here, selecting a proper paint brush is very important. For this type of painting you require pointed round brushes with simple synthetic bristles. You can also look for brushes with yellow or artificially white bristles. The tip of the brush should be pointed and the diameter should be rounded.

Stones – Stones can be found on any beach. The surface of the stones should be smooth for painting Mandala dots. Round and flattened stones are best for drawing Mandala dots. Ensure that the stones should be properly washed & cleaned by using soap water.

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