Gouache Butterfly Studies

I really enjoyed the colour and details of birds as part of my #birdaday Instagram challenge, so butterflies seemed like a logical step as a subject to paint!  And there are sooooooooo many beautifully coloured, intricately detailed butterflies out there - Mother Nature blows my mind!! Just look at my Butterflies & Moths Pinterest board to see! [...]

Drawing Mandalas

What are mandalas? Turns out the internet has a whole lot of ideas of the definition of mandalas... - comes from Sanskrit meaning "circle." - Sanskrit word meaning cosmogram or “world in harmony. - Hindu and Buddhist symbolism that represents the universe - circular designs symbolizing the notion that life is never ending - a [...]