February 17, 2013

Many More Mandelas



Sometimes the beginnings are quite boring!



But….just keep adding color! Use the colors you like. 



I tried to keep each circle around the same size.



Circles…..so many combinations!



To spotlight the mandelas…..I removed the color from the rest of the picture.



I like the imperfections….the lines aren’t so straight.  Unevenly spaced, lopsided, original.  However, when I get the chance….I’m going to digitize one of these mandela pages (also Circle or Mania) and …..re-color & re-arrange! 



Yea….even though I adore colored pencils, my first love…is…the…marker!

10 comments:

Janet said...

LOVE these! They must take a long time to finish due to all the little details.

I love markers, too, but I don't get your results!

Stephanie said...

Gorgeous!

Eden said...

Thanks Janet and Stephanie!!

Anonymous said...

LOVE your Mandelas! Love the juicy colors & the fine details. You do a marvelous job.
Looking forward to your next post!
again TFS
Grandma Nancy Sapp

LesleeP said...

LOVE IT!' I always look forward to your mandala pics

Eden said...

Thank YOU Nancy and Leslee :D

JennaaBarton said...

you are so talented! your mandelas are phenom! what markers do you use for the colors?!

JennaaBarton said...

You are so talented! I absolutely love your blog! All of your mandelas are phenom! I have to know all the markers you use. the colors are amazing and i love the fine tips. share the secret!?!

much love!
xoxo Jenna

JennaaBarton said...

I love your mandelas! they're phenom! so much detail and so colorful! you have so much talent! Share your secret to the colors... what are all the markers you use for them?!?!

Eden said...

Thanks so much for your kind comments! Make sure you use thicker paper if you're working with markers b/c they WILL bleed thru....I did a marker review in January...check out the link: http://geeden.blogspot.com/2013/01/marker-review2nd-edition.html

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