happy daisy mandala…

HI BEAUTIES ! HAVE A HAPPY FRIDAY WITH SOME DAISIES AND THANKS SO MUCH FOR YOUR VISITS!

Green Tea Doodles

20170906-happy-daisy-mandala happy daisy!

Water colour has transformed the black and white mandala. There are so many ways this could be done that sometimes it is hard to choose but this time, the colour palette and rendering of the single large flower behind the drawing was in my mind from the beginning …a carefree feeling of summer meadows.

20170906-happy-daisy-detail happy daisy – detail

In colour, it is much easier to see the dainty hoverflies. While mimicking the appearance of bees for self-protection, they are stingless. To give an idea of scale, the overall mandala is 8″ in diameter so the yellow centre with all the intricate details is less than 3″ across and the hoverfly is about 1/4″ long which is about full scale – although they do vary in size by species.

Here is Tom’s new sonnet for the colour version. Wonderful!

find the flower soft within the flower
rising moon behind…

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  1. mmerce60

    Beautiful drawing, although I am not lover of mandalas and precious colors to start a weekend

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  2. Thank you for the reblog! Have a great day!

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