Title: East and West
Materials: Pigma Micron Pens; Canson Cold Pressed Watercolor Paper
East and West is the second in a series of abstract mandalas I created over the summer.
Like its predecessor, this 7″ circular design was drawn using several black Pigma pens on a 9″x12″ piece of watercolor paper that was trimmed to a 9″x9″ square.
This design is significantly different from Horizon Mandala in that there is no clear delineation between two halves of the overall circle. Rather than simply bisecting the circle, I decided to make it a point to set aside several “regions”. These are the smaller circle in the center, as well as the four semi-circles on the top, bottom, and sides.
As can be seen, while the majority of the overall circle is filled with designs that are far from symmetrical, the semi-circles were designed to reflect their opposite counterparts, although the reflections are far from perfect.
East and West by Christina Rivera-Scott is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.