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!
“The mandala is an archetypal image whose occurrence is attested throughout the ages. It signifies the wholeness of the self” (Jung, 1965, pp. 334-335). I started coloring mandalas about a year and a half ago when I started my M.A. in Counseling Psychology at Pacifica Graduate Institute. I find the practice of coloring … More Mandalas