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Bigger Circles

Bigger Circle

If you need to make a really big circle, some compass sets contain an extension for the adjustable leg. Alternatively, you can just move the pencil further out in the compass to increase the radius.

For a really big Mandala that goes beyond A3, you can follow the techniques of the ancient Greeks and use a rope that is fixed in the centre to draw circles. Look at these examples, some of which you can still find today.

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Once you have read all the examples, continue with the next lesson.