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Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Mandalas, Altered books & other Work In Progress
This book arrived today. I was prompted to buy it by Kathryn the Collage Diva who is giving a copy away on her blog... I felt so drawn to it that I ordered it. Here is a sample page:
Its a while since I showed any of the computer generated kaleidoscopic mandalas that I'm so fond of... so here are six, derived from a crocus photo I took a couple of weeks ago:
Having made those I printed out a bunch and used them in what's called tea-bag folding... only I can't show you that as the dog ate my homework... I mean Teasel ate what I made before I'd photographed it...
Here are two more mandalas I made, digitally, though somewhat differently:
I also realised that something I'd been working on a week or so ago might well be in rather mandala-like:
Its made from torn up atlas pages in the middle and surrounded by torn up AS Maths papers around it. Both then painted. I'm not yet sure about the colours... Its on a 1m square canvas and is the 4th in a sequence of circles in squares that I've been working on since sometime last year... none of them entirely finished...
Another project on the go is an altered book for a class that's being offered on line which started on Sunday. This is the book I started with:
And just to finish up this is rather like a natural mandala too: