The End of Summer by Debby Sundbaum-Sommers

346 – Big Sunflower Mandala

I found this gorgeous mandala-like sunflower painting by a wonderful local artist friend, Debby Sundbaum-Sommers, of As well as painting beautifully warm and inviting watercolor landscapes, she also creates dramatic landscape prints.

208 – Sunflower Mandala

Laniesse of Corvallis captured this amazing up-close-and-personal photo of a bee doing its thing on this beautiful sunflower. While the whole flower (petals and all) certainly qualify as a mandala, the round center of the flower absolutely is so.