Dot Mandala in Adobe Illustrator

Dot Mandala in Adobe Illustrator
 
In a previous tutorial you had learned to create Mandala in Adobe Illustrator and today you will learn to create Dot Mandala in Adobe Illustrator.
Dot Mandala in Adobe Illustrator
The process of making Dot Mandala is similar to the process of making a mandala drawing but the difference is in the shape. In the Mandala tutorial, we were using lines and in the Dot Mandala tutorial, we will use circles to create shapes.
Launch Adobe Illustrator and create a document of size 841.89 pt X 595.28 pt with RGB color mode.
Step 1
Select the Rectangle Tool and create a background.
Create a background
Press Ctrl + 2 to lock the background. Now select the Ellipse Tool and draw a circle at the center of the background. The size of the circle is 35 X 35 pt.
draw a circle
Step 2
The center point of the Dot Mandala has been created in the above step. Now we will draw different layers of circles. The size of circles will be in ascending to descending order.
Again select the Ellipse Tool and draw a circle of size 10 X 10 pt.
draw another circle
Select the small circle drawn and create a duplicate copy of it and set it as shown in the below image.
create duplicate copy of the circle
Step 3
Select both the small circles and click on Object in the Menu Bar. Place the cursor on Transform and select Rotate.
Select Rotate
In the Rotate dialogue box, set the angle at 25o and click on Copy.
Set the angle of rotation
Now press Ctrl + D to rotate the circles again.
repeat the rotation
Step 4
Now draw a circle of size 12 X 12 pt with the help of Ellipse Tool and create a new layer as we have created in the above step.
create a new layer of dots
Now in this way keep on creating new layers by increasing the size of the circle.
create more layers of dot forming the shape of mandala
Step 5
Now we will fill color in our Dot Mandala from lighter to a darker shade.
Dot Mandala in Adobe Illustrator
This is how you can create Dot Mandala in Adobe Illustrator.
 
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