2016-329 – Buckle Up Mandala in Color

Buckle Up Mandala in Color by Maureen Frank (me)
Buckle Up Mandala in Color by Maureen Frank (me)

This week’s MotD theme: Buckle Up

I present my coloring/painting of this week’s Mandala of the WeekBuckle Up (from Sunday’s MotD post). I painted this mandala inspired by the colors used in three of this week’s MotD images. Using the iridescent watercolors allowed me to give the overall structure a metallic look. The white gel pen lets me highlight and give a shine to 3-D-looking sections within the mandala.

View my progress through this painting via my Art Progressions’ slideshow.

I used watercolors, iridescent watercolors, and a white gel pen.

Inspiration for Today

Today’s mandala comes to us as if a shield: to protect us as well as to help us lead the way. The turquoise pieces remind us to always speak from the heart while tapping into our pearls of wisdom knowing we are grounded and safe.

With this shield we can be aware of the fear while also allowing ourselves to move safely forward.

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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