Mandala – “By the River” 2017 This mandala is the only color piece I have created to date. Way back when art was my major, I enjoyed using acrylic paint. I figured I’d start painting color backgrounds and creating the mandala on top. Another plan came into fruition though, especially in regard to the “background.” This was supposed to be a “cool funky” background not a bunch of different patterned squares… but hey a creation happens that way. This piece was not signed yet because it is not yet finished. I always know when one is finished and it is then signed. It is an interesting ongoing work because I can only return to it at certain points in my life.
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 […]
4-16-17 – “Introversion” This is a really small mandala, about 4 x 6. The pen that I was using kept giving up on me so I had to put a few to work on this one. I notice that this one shows rightward movement as the previous one I had done from my own collection did. The number 10 seems to be prevalent in this piece which is interesting to note. I had started this one and finished it in the parking lot of a grocery store on fathers day.
4-1-17 *Created for a friend. My intention was expressing my friend in this art-form* Where to start with this one. From the center emanates a cross, and sections of three in each arm; pyramids and the scorpio symbol above them. The pyramids also seem to have an eye placed at the top. This section then moves on to much bigger, […]
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 The Magic Check 1.) Repeat the exercise from the 1st day. First thing in the morning, write 10 things that you would like to have in your life and be grateful for them in advance. Write them as if you already have them, not as if you will have them in the future. Write why you […]
Monday, August 13, 2018 On Top of the World 1.) Repeat the exercise from the first day, write down your list of 10. 2.) Think about 3 times in your life when you felt on top of the world, and give your utmost gratitude for those times. Begin to visualize and re-live these wonderful times in your life, feel the […]
Sunday, August 12, 2018 Mending Relationships 1.) Repeat the exercise from the first day, think of 10 things that you would like to have in life and be grateful for them as if you already have them. Then read over each item and visualize each item in depth, feel the feelings associated with each one. 2.) Choose a problematic, difficult, or […]