ZwierThe term Mandala is Sanskrit meaning “essence”. It may also be translated as “completion” or “circle”. A mandala is usually a concentric diagram used to draw the eye, or self, inward. The mandalas I have created are computer manipulations of photographs. All of the original photographs are of organic, living organisms, whether they are people, plants or animals. Each mandala projects the energy of the original, photographed subject, which is referenced in the artwork’s title. I have also included a copy of the original image somewhere in the artwork.
All of my Mandalas are “printed” on metal using heat and pressure.