I have been exploring Mandala making. My lovely Aunt Jane who is an Art Therapist and Psychosynthesis Counselor shared with me this amazing book "Mandala Luminous Symbols for Healing" Well I took it home and fell instantly in love! I immediately contacted her and asked if she would like to get together once a week to work through the book and she said yes! We both are truly enjoying creating and spending time together.
Mandalas ~ "It works by offering you dynamic visual feedback of invisible energies and graphically teaching an alchemy in which the spiritual energies of the maker...
Pieces taking shape custom work coming to life... Gold diamonds beach glass and sapphires. Pieces that have fulfilled there moment being transformed into something fresh and new and a little more YOU!
Some commission's on the go.... Pink and white diamonds.... #6 was the winning design.
Takings a little old a little new to rejuvenate an engagement ring! The first design was the one.
My morning walks have turned into inspiration for some new pieces. Working with the driftwood I found, seeing its endless beauty once fully alive, and rich with green from the nutrients of its environment, and then after God only knows how long it stood, letting go, dieing yet still its beauty and presence remains to bring us joy.
I worked with a few different protective coatings such as tung oil, but it would just keep changing the original colour, and turning it much darker loosing the detail of the wood. So I decided to make my own with bee's wax...