How to Draw a Yin Yang Mandala | A Step by Step Tutorial

this is the image of a yin yang with a mandala on one side and tangles on the other side

Mandala art is for everyone to enjoy. It doesn’t require any artistic skills, and it is easy and simple once you learn the few tips and tricks needed as a beginner.

For this project you need:

Materials:

  • Compass
  • Protractor
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Eraser
  • A4 paper
  • 0.2 fine drawing pen (brand used: UNIPIN)

Directions:

  1. First mark the center of the paper and trace an eight cm radius circle.
this is the image of a circle sketched on an A4 paper
  1. Trace a vertical line crossing the center, and measure 2 cm from each side of the center.
  1. Use these last two marks as centers for two 4 cm radius circles. Then, using the same centers, trace two 2 cm radius circles.
this is the image of a compass, ruler and a yin yang
this the image of a yin yang sketched on a an A4 paper
  1. Now that the outline of the yin yang is ready we will start decorating it.
  1. In one of the sides trace 16 different curves using your compass, taking as a center of these curves the tail of the side you’re working on.
this is the image of a yin yang with a mandala grid on one side
  1. Fill these curves with shapes as shown in the pictures or in the video below.
this is the image of a yin yang with a mandala grid on one side
this is the image of a yin yang with a mandala on one side
  1. For the other side, doodle some tangles.
this is the image of a yin yang, one side mandala and the other tangled.

Share your results with me on Instagram: @mandala_art_bymaria

Video Tutorial:

YIN YANG MANDALA / STEP BY STEP TUTORIAL / BEGINNERS/ MANDALA ART (Art Lesson 85)

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