Mandala 5-9-17

Mandalas drawn in the midst of crisis always seem to be the most interesting. I can recall my exact mental state and where I was when adding to each of these rings. When I had created the center outwards the flower like petals, I was in a relationship, yet concerned something was wrong. When I was drawing the stars up […]

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Mandala 1-22-17

1-22-17 – “Unity” This piece holds a lot of symbolism. The middle part came easily for me and I love how it had a quality of movement to it. However, once I completed the black ring, I became dissatisfied with the whole thing and almost moved on. Somehow I brought it back from there, however after finishing it, I know […]

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Mandala 8-29-16

8/29/16 – “Manifestation, Learning and Growing” This was the first mandala that I created on a canvas. I realized that sharpie performs wonderfully well on this type of medium and it looks even more sharp than the drawing paper I was using previously. The intention I set for this mandala was “Manifestation, Learning and Growing.” I had been working on […]

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Mandala 7-29-16

7-29-16 “Wholeness” I started this mandala around the same time as the last one that I posted a few weeks back. It is obvious to me when looking back at this one that my mind state had shifted dramatically. I love the center of this mandala, especially the vibration coming forth from the earth. This vibration continues throughout the entire […]

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Mandala 6-30-16

6/30/16 – “Communication” Clearly I was on a role creating Mandalas during the month of June. I had found a new release and I felt as though I was onto something. I started out with the intention of “communication.” I had no idea how I was going to convey that, but hey, art flows in this medium for me. Midway […]

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Mandala 6-11-16

6-11-16 – “Oasis Amongst Chaos” I finished up this mandala shortly after I had just finished my second one. I was utilizing  heavy sketch book paper, pencil and sharpie. I decided to utilize my compass on this one to create the circles. After I created the center (I always start in the center and work my way out” I really […]

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Mandala 6/5/16

6/5/16 – “Growth” “I wish you wouldn’t say things: that you don’t mean.” (Growth) Mandalas are circular designs that reflect the wholeness of the person creating them. According to Carl Jung, “a mandala is the psychological expression of the totality of self.” Jung a Swiss psychiatrist, discovered the significance of mandalas through his own inner work. “I sketched every morning […]

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