It's no secret that we love intricate patterns here at the IMA. With their beautifully shaped floral designs, a common theme in Islamic art. Join us in designing your own mandala online from the comfort of your home. Join @smvisionary, and create your own artwork inspired by nature and your own creativity. With its origins in Eastern religions of Hinduism, Buddhism and others, mandala art is a map of the universe. In addition to this, mandala art in Islam combines geometric arrangements and cultural motifs symbolising their connections with Allah (God). The mosque grounds include mandalas, similarly to Eastern religions, the circle represents Allah and everything within it represents His beauty, His creations and the infinite nature of the universe. Our program is beginner friendly, therefore bring along your friends and join in our relaxing mandala art program. This program will be run step-by-step to ensure everyone created their own amazing art work from home. Once completed, colour and share your self-made artwork! Allow your instincts and feeling to inspire and guide you through this fun and engaging process. Materials needed:
  • A4 paper
  • Greylead pencil
  • Rubber
  • Compass
  • Sharpener (if needed)
  • Black fine liner
  • Ruler
  • Coloured markers, pens or pencils
All materials can be found can be ordered online at Officeworks or at your local supermarket. image of a person drawing their own mandala art piece Check out our other activities at IMA at Home.