2016-015 – Pair of Owls Mandala

Pair of Owls by Chris Green
Pair of Owls by Chris Green

New Week::New Theme: Yin Yang

Amazing UK tattoo artist, Chris Green, based at Redwood Tattoo Studio in Manchester, inked this very unique, dimensional and beautiful version of the Yin Yang symbol on the back of his little sister Josette’s left shoulder for her 18th birthday…what a great brother!

I love how he combined two different types of owls for this dualistic mandala-like design: the darker horned owl and the lighter barn owl. While he maintained the balance and basic structure of the yin yang symbol, he allowed each owl to have its own personality and characteristics.

You can follow his art via his instagram and tumblr sites.

Inspiration For Today

Chris’s tattoo design reminds us:

  1. to play with basic designs and structures, giving them our own unique and creative spin to them
  2. in a symbolic way, to embrace our differences while finding common ground
  3. and going ever deeper, that we can maintain our own individuality while participating harmoniously in a very diverse collective human society

Happy Coloring!

If you would want your mandala or your idea for a mandala to be considered for the “Mandala of the Day”, read about how on the Participate page. It’s easy! Or recommend one you’ve seen via my Contact page.


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