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21 October - 17 November
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Digital Mandala Creation

Combining physical and digital creation to create mindful mandala or “zen tangle” art-work

The picture shows a colourful wooden mandala on a white background.

Lifelong wellbeing theme

What’s on offer?

At Fablab Coventry we are about creating physical, digital, and merging them together to create exciting designs. We also understand the importance of wellbeing and mindfulness and the role it plays in our lives. Active creativity involves the act of making as means of wellbeing, expression and creating a positive impact. With this workshop we are looking to encourage this mind set and learn new skills both in the digital and physical environment around us while creating a unique mandala ornament.

What’s it about?

Mandala and “Zen Tangle” colouring are ways in which people find to relax and be mindful. In this workshop we are looking at adding a digital element to create your own mandala design instead of existing artwork. We will be creating our design in a digital art software call Inkscape and though tools like mirror and rotate we will be creating a unique design. After we have the design, we will be cutting it on to wood and making it into a hanging ornament that you can add more details and patterns to with markers and paints.

Who’s leading the event?

FabLab Coventry - Hilary Wray

Open to

Young people aged 12 to 18. All young people (aged under 18) must be accompanied by an adult.

Of particular interest to

The event will be of particular interest to young people who are:

Interested in creative fields in art and design.

are interested in digital fabricating.

interested in pattern design, making and painting.

want to do something relaxing and mindful.

Scheduling information

We are running two sessions on the same day, you are welcome to attend either:
1. 9th November, 12-3pm
2. 9th November, 3.30-6.30pm

Sessions suitable for those aged 13-18yrs

Event booking deadline

7th November 2023