March 6th, 2022
This program is part of INSPIRE 2022!!
The Hypnotic Art of the Mandala
Mandalas are a sacred circle of geometric patterns or designs which have been a meditative element from a variety of cultures, particularly, Eastern religions. Their repetitive elements focus on protection, growth and reflection.
Mandalas are easily be designed in Photoshop becoming beautiful works of art. This class is a great introduction into basic Photoshop skills such as creating and loading brushes, adjusting gradients and using layer effects. After a discussion regarding the color wheel and color theory, we will begin with some basic designs and keep adding elements as our image emerges. While there are variety of methods to create Mandalas, this workshop uses effects layering combined with a variety brushes, gradients and techniques. Join the hands-on-demonstration in creating these fun designs, but be warned–creating Mandalas becomes a hypnotic, addictive skill used to therapeutically unleash one’s creativity!
Della Watters is the owner of WattersWorks & Company from Bedford County, PA. She is a PPA Certified Professional Photographer and specializes in weddings, events and family portraits, working closely with a nearby four star resort. Della serves on the Executive Board of Governors for PPA of PA. She is within grasp of receiving her four degrees through PPA and has been a former IPC medal winner and GIA finalist.