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This is the second week of 100 Days for Mandalas – Session Three.  This session uses words as inspirations for creating mandalas and art journaling that goes along with each mandala with words.   For two weeks the word “REMEMBER” is the inspiration – from August 19th through September 2.

This week I am sharing what I have created with the word “REMEMBER”.   I created  a simple mandala, and two on yupo paper.  I also created art journaling words that go along with the mandalas for this week’s sharing.

First I used the guided meditation from last week’s blog to let my thoughts and feelings about memories come to mind and heart.  Different memories of childhood and young adult experiences came to mind.  But what also came to mind were “rememberings” of a deeper memories and callings.  Memories of who I truly am and what drives me.

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The spiral is a symbol I use a lot.  It represents journey.  The first mandala and words I created referred to the journey of being female and the energy of divine feminine.

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The memories also evoked the color red and  and the red tent.  The words are stream of consciousness about these memories, thoughts and feelings.

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The mandala above honors womanhood, mine and others.  It was created on yupo paper.

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My next mandala and art journaling refers to the sun.  I used a fantasy flower mandala painting print.  It is one of a series that I created as my first mandalas.  I put it on the intro page to my sun mandala.  On the back is a pocket for a hidden story written on orange vellum.  The story is a memory of skipping school to go sun bathing when I was a senior in high school.

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As a Leo, and person who has to spend time in nature or else my soul withers, I am a sun lover.  It calls to me with its power and energy.  I bath in that energy, now in a much different way than when I skipped school to turn my skin dark.

 

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This mandala was also created on yupo paper.  It’s smooth surface is like a still pond where the paint glides on top.  The effects are very liquid and watery.

Next week I will share two more mandalas and art journaling pages for the “remember” weeks.  I am going to bind them all in a book or booklet form.  I’ll share the additional pieces and their easy way of binding next week.

MANDALA MEDITATION – REMEMBERING – 1     Mandala Meditation – Remembering

 

Again here is the list of inspirations for this session.  Use them to help inspire your creativity, or just create mandalas as your creative spark guides you.

REMEMBER – August 19 – September 1

PAUSE – September 2 – September 15

LISTEN – September 16 – September 29

AWAKE – September 30 – October 13

RECEIVE – October 14 – October 27

DREAM – October 28 – November 10

HOME – November 11 – November 24

Please share the mandalas and art journaling you create by sending me an email with attachments of your art. Please use a high resolution – which can be a smart phone camera – with enough surroundings in the photo.  I can easily crop the image.  Please send to linda (at) creativityforthesoul.com.  Please use the @ sign and no spaces.  I can’t spell it out here without getting lots of spam.

ENJOY, CREATE & REMEMBER

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