I signed up for an online mini-class from Alisa Burke called Mandala Magic. I've had a lot of fun going through her videos and learning more about how she creates her Mandalas. Here is the first one I created:
After I drew the mandala I began seeing the dots as eyes and the little critters remind me of an anime character from My Neighbor Totoro.
For my second mandala I decided to draw it over the paint I rolled in my sketchbook while cleaning off my brayer during a Gelli® printing session. I took photos along the way so I could share the process. I'll let the photos tell the story:
The finished mandala:
And a little close up:
I believe I will be creating more in the future!