Step 1: Paint outside of the wooden coaster with Dina Wakley Media Paint in Ruby.
Step 2: Paint another circle with Dina Wakley Media Paint in Cheddar.
Step 3: Paint inner circle with Dina Wakley Media Paint in Lemon.
Step 4: Blend colors with blending sponge.
Step 5: Use a mandala stencil to trace design with a white colored pencil. Begin adding in petals.
Step 6: Use a stylus to add a large dot to center with Dina Wakley Media Paint in Lemon.
Step 7: Place a Fine Tip Applicator to the Lightning Liquid Pearls and apply small dots around middle circle.
Step 8: Use a fine tip brush to paint over white pencil lines with Dina Wakley Media Black Paint. Let dry.
Step 9: Add another set of petals in between first set with white pencil. Paint over with a fine tip brush and Black Paint.
Step 10: Add rows of dots down each large petal using Outrageous Liquid Pearls. Add smaller dots using a stylus.
Step 11: Use Bronze Liquid Pearls to apply dots to the center of the large black dots.
Step 12: Add Bronze Liquid Pearl dots on either side of the bottom petals. Use a stylus to drag the dots into a tear shape. Repeat by adding another dot above the first and drag to form tear drop.
Step 13: Apply Outrageous Liquid Pearls to center of teardrops and around the yellow center.
Step 14: Squeeze a dot of Grapefruit Stickles on each of the large petals. Use a stylus to spread Stickles and fill in the petal.
Step 14: Place a dot of Grapefruit Stickles to the top of each bottom layer petal and directly in the middle of the yellow center. Allow mandala to dry.
Step 15: Use a moistened q-tip to clean mandala of any dust or debris. Seal with a glossy varnish or using ICE Resin.
Iryna Swartz shares her techniques for creating this stunning dot mandala painting.