For my 100 day project this year, I chose to create #100DaysofFluidArt. In order to make this practical for my time (less than 30 minutes a day) and budget (I did not want to spend $400-$500 to make these paintings using cradled wood panels) I chose to use 6″x 6″ glazed ceramic tiles from the … More Using glazed ceramic as a substrate
I sketched every morning in a notebook a small circular drawing, a mandala, which seemed to correspond to my inner situation at the time. With the help of these drawings I could observe my psychic transformations from day to day…My mandalas were cryptograms…in which I saw the self—that is, my whole being—actively at work. Jung, … More 365 Days of Mandalas + a Bonus Leap Year Mandala
I have been creating mandalas (sacred circle art) every day for the past year. Over time I felt the need for my artwork to extend beyond the circle. This started with creating ink backgrounds for my mandalas and eventually led me to take a number of online art classes. … More Experimenting with Pouring Medium
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
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
“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