Hi y’all! While I’m going to keep my personal blog here, I now have a business site for my mandalas. You can find my new site at http://www.brilliantaquastudios.com. Along with a friend and colleague from school, Shannon Hoppenstedt, I’ve created a Chakra Mandala Workshop. I’ve attached a flyer below. Head over to my new site … More New Site!!!
This is Part Four in my four part series about my vacation this August. You can see the other posts here: Part One: Great Barrier Reef Part Two: Port Douglas Part Three: Stranded in Palm Cove The Mandala Magic retreat in Ubud was the whole reason that I booked my vacation. I started drawing mandalas … More Vacation Part Four: Mandala Magic Retreat in Ubud
This is Part Three in my four part series about my vacation this August. You can see the other posts here: Part One: Great Barrier Reef Part Two: Port Douglas Part Four: Mandala Magic Retreat in Ubud I was supposed to fly to Bali the day after my rest day in Port Douglas. Unfortunately, … More Vacation Part Three: Stranded in Palm Cove
This is Part Two in my four part series about my vacation this August. You can see the other posts here: Part One: Great Barrier Reef Part Three: Stranded in Palm Cove Part Four: Mandala Magic Retreat in Ubud I spent the next part of my trip in Port Douglas, QLD. Of course, I … More Vacation Part Two: Port Douglas
Finally getting around to blogging about my vacation. This felt like the first real vacation that I have taken since…..high school? In the past I’ve usually considered scientific conferences to be vacations or used vacation time to visit family instead. Maybe a weekend away here or there, but this time I actually took a full … More Vacation Part One: Great Barrier Reef
I completed #The100DayProject last Thursday with the mandala shown above (I love a mandala of mandalas). Here is a slideshow of my 100 mandalas created using Project 365 Pro: If you are interested in how I create my mandalas, here are my other posts on mandalas: Mandalas and Time Lapse Mandala. I’ve decided to … More 100 Days of Mandalas
In honor of Mandala Monday, here are two time lapse videos of my mandala drawing and watercolor painting process. This mandala is 97/100 of #the100dayproject. After drawing the grid using a compass, protractor, and pencil, I used a 03 Micron pen, a Moleskine watercolor journal, this set of watercolors and various watercolor brushes. Enjoy!