MotW 16-34: A Rose is a Rose Mandala

Here’s my progression through the painting of this week’s Mandala of the Week #34: A Rose is a Rose. I used a set of Pelikan watercolors and a set of Yasutomo Pearlescent watercolors. This painting is the first time I’ve used the pearlescent watercolors…was eager to play with them.

Painting Tip:

When working with sets of colors, I find it helpful to make a chart for each set so that I can see what all the colors look like.

Then when I have a certain color in mind, I can look at my chart to find the color that best matches; then I know which paint color to use from the set.

Watercolors and Iridescent W/Cs with chart
Pelikan Watercolors and
Yasutomo Pearlescent Watercolors with chart

Now, on with the show!

Select an image to see a larger view or go through the slide show.

Happy Coloring!

joyfully, Maureen
The Mandala Lady


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