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Creating mandalas : for insight, healing, and self-expression

Author: Susanne F Fincher
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Shambhala ; [New York] : Random House [distributor], 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This book is a practical and insipiring guide to reating the circular drawings known as mandalas. The author introduces the history and ritual use of mandalas in cultures all over the world; offers guidence in choosing art materials, techniques, and colors for the creation of personal mandalas; and discusses the symbolism of colors, numbers, shapes, and motifs such as birds and flowers. She also presents several  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susanne F Fincher
ISBN: 0877736464 9780877736462
OCLC Number: 23941163
Description: viii, 192 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Robert A. Johnson --
Preface --
Mandala: a reflection of the self --
Creating and interpreting a mandala --
Color in mandalas --
Color systems --
Numbers and forms --
The great round of mandala forms --
Dancing the round.
Responsibility: Susanne F. Fincher ; foreword by Robert A. Johnson.
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"This book is a practical and insipiring guide to reating the circular drawings known as mandalas. The author introduces the history and ritual use of mandalas in cultures all over the world; offers guidence in choosing art materials, techniques, and colors for the creation of personal mandalas; and discusses the symbolism of colors, numbers, shapes, and motifs such as birds and flowers. She also presents several illustrated case histories of people who successfully used her techniques." From the bookjacket.

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