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« on: January 08, 2019 11:59:15 PM »



Hi! It's been a long time since I've posted on craftster but I just had to share the ATCs I've been working on. I love drawing Mandalas. The blackbird is inspired by The Beatles and a little blackbird that lives in a bush on the way to work.
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« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2019 05:03:30 AM »

nice work!  I know I'd be happy receiving either of those in an ATC swap!
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« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2019 09:48:23 AM »

So pretty!
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« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2019 05:59:28 PM »

Great job! Mandalas are really hard for me. How do you keep them so balanced and even? I always end up making a loop or a flourish too big and it throws the whole thing off. These look fantastic!

And I love the blackbird. Very clever design.
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« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2019 07:03:41 AM »

How do you keep them so balanced and even?


Thanks, I use a compass to map out the circles and a ruler to divide up the sections of the circles like a pie, helps to keep things even Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2019 11:07:52 AM »

Those look great! Neat idea making the bird out of words. Bird is the word!
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« Reply #6 on: February 01, 2019 11:37:22 PM »

Wonderful- I love the worded bird!
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« Reply #7 on: February 02, 2019 02:57:51 PM »

The texty bird is really cool, and mandalas are really fun! Thanks for sharing your work with us.
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« Reply #8 on: February 22, 2019 06:53:59 AM »

I love these! Putting two partial mandalas coming out from the corners is a really nice composition idea I'd never considered, and I'm going to keep it in mind. I'm also excited about the possibilities in turning lyrics into a relevant shape. Your blackbird is fantastic.
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« Reply #9 on: February 22, 2019 07:16:37 AM »

If you needed inspiration to keep crafting these wonderful little cards of beauty you could join the ongoing ATC swap, we'd love to have you Smiley.
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