I used Autodesk Sketchbook Pro on my Microsoft Surface Book along with my Surface Pen to add patterns and shading to two of the butterfly outline designs I drew yesterday. I’m happy with the results.
Today I’ve also created two more dot mandalas, each around 5″ in diameter. I added some gems to those, as well as to the small dot mandalas I created over the last couple of days. The sparkle really adds something special to them, and helps to emphasise the circularity of mandala designs.
You, dear reader, can print the black and white artwork below and colour it in, so long as it is for totally personal use – no permissionis given for you to use it for any commercial or advertising purposes either in this form or any altered form. The only other proviso is that you enjoy the coloring in!
The original is approx. 8″ square and was drawn on quadrille grid paper with UniPin drawing pens.
Finally! I manage to stay awake long enough on a weekend to colour this one in! School has been wiping me out. I have been drawing outlines for a short while in the evenings, but I certainly don’t have the time I used to. As I am more alert than I have been for a while, I hope to get more art done today.
I really needed to do some art too. It relaxes and calms me. Four weeks back at work after a prolonged absence last year has seen me increasingly tired. I have lessons to learn about pacing myself and not pushing myself so hard or being so hard on myself. There are many more lessons that I need to learn too.
I am so glad, however, I have found my creative ‘mojo’ once again. May it long continue!
It’s also only a few days until Color Me Calm and Color Me Happy are available for purchase. It’s really exciting for me!