Private Instruction

Create a personal mandala as a symbol to live with, to study, and to begin a process of artistic development. Whatever your skill level, you will learn simple design, layout and acrylic painting techniques while you complete your own 20" mandala reflective of your inner world.
A mandala this size will take approximately 20 hours to complete. Mutually convenient times will be arranged. The hourly charge is $15.00. Materials are an additional $25.00.

Open Studio

Have you completed your first painting? Do you want to enjoy the comraderie of painting with others? Come to open studio on Tuesdays and Fridays (call first to confirm). Free - contributions appreciated depending on amount of instruction and supplies used. Bring food to share for lunch.

Colored Pencils on Black Paper

A great introduction to mandala-making, for all ages. Learn the basics to start creating mandalas easily anywhere, anytime. This class is portable - I will come to your home or office . This class is also adaptable - everyone from children to business people can enjoy and benefit from creating mandalas. Good for team building and stimulating right-brain thinking. Length of class can be adjusted to fit your needs, and is usually 2-4 hours.

Private rates: $15 per person, per hour
(maximum $40 each, 4 hours)- minimum 4 people.
Corporate rates: 1 hour class - $200 or 2 hour class - $300

Collaborative Art for Groups

Do you want to include an art project for a conference, a gathering of friends, or corporate team building? I will consult with you regarding theme and materials and lead your group in creating a mandala or other art project.

Collaborate and Celebrate - 75 women collaborated to make this mandala - with colored pencils on black paper.

All proceeds from the sale of this print will go to Gather the Women

Click here for information on the November 15th Workshop.

Charlotte Backman
24745 Clarington Drive
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Email to reserve your seat for these fun and creative class.