The “Cosmic Sunflower” mandala displays a simplified pattern (an oval with 8 protruding rays) repeated in fractal form in the upper and lower left sides of each ‘sunflower’, as it goes off the page into infinity.
“True Heart” “I love, honor, and respect all that I am” I created one full-color version using color pencils: This … More
“Flare” “In my stillness, comes my peace and joy” I created one full-color version using markers: While meditating and thinking … More
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.
Many of my mandalas are created by just putting pencil to paper, free of any preconceived idea or design. They seemed to create themselves on the paper before my eyes. For “Star Power” I started with a simple pattern in the middle and it just grew from there.
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.