I have added another drawing to my coloring page. The original line drawing was done in 2015 using Corel Draw. I just added color to it over the weekend.
Christmas Cards are done! Christmas shopping is finished (I think.) Work area cleaned, so I can get back to my drawings!
Here is a mandala I recreated in Corel Draw. It was based off of the one I drew by hand, which was Number 80 in the Mandala Challenge.
A black and white PDF version of this mandala is available on my coloring page.
All tasks requires some form of concentration, even tasks that are habits like eating. If your concentration dips while eating, you may drop your fork or bite yourself. With art, if you get distracted while creating your master piece, you may pick up wrong color or apply color to the wrong spot. While it is true, there are no mistakes in art. There are things we would really like to hide.
Today’s Art of Concentration is the double swirl. One swirl it going clockwise, the other swirl is going counter clockwise. It maybe a little more complicated then yesterday’s swirl. Yes, it does look like a flower.
The rules are:
- Draw black lines on a page. Circles, squares, squiggly lines, it does not matter.
- Color every other section. Start anywhere.
- If you desire, use multiple colors. Sections of the same color can not touch.
The line drawing created in Corel Draw:
Double Swirl colored: Notice is this example I started with the tips.
This drawing shows a different starting point, along the edge. Even though, both have identical line drawings, they have a different feel.
The hand drawing of the Double Swirl, created on a Studio Series Artist Tile using Sakura gel pen.
“Adult Coloring” has become very popular. I think I my have started the trend with the purchase of the “Secret Garden” coloring book. And then, my niece asked to color in it. Afterwards, I gave her the book and purchased another one. Not to mention the time I have spent on Amazon looking for other books.
For the last week, the only Internet I have been using is through my phone. So, here are some pictures I have colored when I wasn’t out taking pictures.