Posts Tagged ‘flower’

Straight from my Midori Passport Size TN another flower mandala doodle created over different moments having coffee when I had a little time to add to it:



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“The calm of the lotus can bring a rainbow of sights and thoughts.”

Rainbow is an original acrylic painting on canvas measuring 20 x 16 x 0.7 inches. A blended rainbow background holds a white lotus that grows and spreads it’s roots, symbolising the inner knowledge and thought that can be discovered through peace and internal discovery. It has been signed on both the front and back.

This original acrylic painting is available to buy from my website.

Various prints of this painting are also available from my Redbubble store

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Is it a sunflower? Is it a lotus? Is it something else entirely? Does it really matter?


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The product of a few doodle session while out having coffee using my grided notebook. I called it the Lovecraft Flower after being told it made someone think of Lovecraft… it works.4qzwumd

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triangle flower mandalaI am not a triangle fan. They’re too pointy and pokey for my liking. I, however, did not decide on the starting shape for this mandala. I let my daughter choose and she picked a triangle. I suppose it didn’t turn out too badly considering. I daresay I could have done a better job of evening it out as well so the middle is less disjointed feeling to me and yet it is what it is.

That middle cluster of triangles is like the muddle in my mind most days, having it’s effect on the outer whole of the flower around it. It has a certain amount of beauty to it, however, and if you look close enough even the muddle is it’s own form of organised chaos.

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Ten minute sketch in drawing inks and chalk pencils.

I mentioned in a previous post somewhere that I wanted to start doing more sketching hopefully on a daily basis and in a quick manner as I find this to be very freeing creatively. I love working sketches this way as it stops me over thinking what I’m doing and obsessing over how it looks rather than just expressing what I’m seeing and feeling from whatever it is I’m sketching. This is the first in this experimentation/practice that I’m hoping to set up.

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