Color is one of the most powerful of elements. It has tremendous expressive qualities. Understanding the uses of color is crucial to create an effective composition. Here is a guide to understand the color theory.
This is why creating a mandala is often part of art therapy. It enables some people to access their unconscious and connect with their source. Finding a creative outlet to give expression and meaning to our experiences however dark, painful or unpleasant, can be healing, and a source of personal growth.