The Wiggle Room mandala is one of a series of 21 asymmetry mandalas created over a 3-week period in autumn 2007. It consists of seven vertical wavy lines and twelve horizontal straight lines. My asymmetry mandalas come about by drawing in-the-moment inspired doodles.
While taking a studio colored pencil class, where each of us works on our own projects with guidance and evaluation from the instructor and fellow class mates, I decided to play with watercolor pencils. This was my second painting from that experimentation.
While walking one day I came across a dead, fully-intact, butterfly on the ground. I carefully picked it up and brought it home with the intention of creating a butterfly mandala based on its markings.
The Fiesta mandala is one of a series of 21 asymmetry mandalas created over a 3 week period in autumn 2007. It consists of …. My asymmetry mandalas come about by drawing in-the-moment inspired doodles.
This hyperbolic tessellation mandala features turquoise flowers and orange butterflies, with purple bodies and blue orbs on their wings; all of which help to make a garden delightful…hence the name “Garden Delight”. I used fine-point markers to color this version of Garden Delight.
Prior to 2005 I had created to King Tut inspired mandalas. By 2005 I wanted to create another one. This one is my interpretation of a amulet/necklace worn by King Tut and on display at the Cairo Museum. The center scarab in this case represents Tut being carried off to the afterlife in a boat. The cobras and other scarabs are there to protect him on his journey.