These mandala prints are created from my photographs of things like mosses, sky, rock, leaves, ice, trees, and most recently gemstones. I spent a lot of time wandering the woods and coastline, seeking to capture nature's amazing color combinations. And then in the just as much time in the studio where I've created over a thousand mandalas over the years.
Mandala means "sacred circle". Mandalas are sometimes used in meditation because their symmetry is said to help balance the mind. I like how they can bring a feeling of balance to a space as well. And here's a little secret - if you look closely into them you may see some surprising characters peering out at you from the folds!