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Draw a Mandala! May. 13th, 2009 @ 01:55 PM Reply

Draw your own mandala and post it here ^^

If you don't know what a mandala is: It's a trippy looking, perfectly symetrical drawing (its often used in religious Buddhism or Hinduism as a spiritual symbol or something) but i just think they're cool looking, and very easy to make..... simply draw whatever you like in a roughly triangular shape and mirror this, then add it together in photoshop or whatever and repeat until your get a full shape, i'l post some of my own as an example. I'm eager to see what people will cook up...Go for it ^^


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Response to Draw a Mandala! May. 13th, 2009 @ 01:57 PM Reply

Example one,
inspired by bug like shapes.

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Response to Draw a Mandala! May. 13th, 2009 @ 02:06 PM Reply

Example 2, tried to make faces that remain faces when turned upside down

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Response to Draw a Mandala! May. 13th, 2009 @ 02:36 PM Reply

Oh man I used to love these things. These two are pretty sweet. I like the faces one, reminds me of the Ziegenbock man.


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Response to Draw a Mandala! May. 13th, 2009 @ 02:46 PM Reply

At 5/13/09 02:36 PM, Wivernryder wrote: Oh man I used to love these things. These two are pretty sweet. I like the faces one, reminds me of the Ziegenbock man.

who's the Ziegenbock man? Satan? :p


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Response to Draw a Mandala! May. 13th, 2009 @ 03:22 PM Reply

These look awesome, I don't think I could do anything like that.
If you're interested in this sort of thing, theres a book by tibetan artist called rinzing and a spanish artist called Jondix. They're both tattooists but work in fine art too.


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Response to Draw a Mandala! May. 13th, 2009 @ 03:35 PM Reply

thanks, i'll check em out ^^


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Response to Draw a Mandala! May. 13th, 2009 @ 04:21 PM Reply

you were asking for it

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Response to Draw a Mandala! May. 13th, 2009 @ 04:24 PM Reply

At 5/13/09 04:21 PM, J-qb wrote: you were asking for it

lol... i geuss so

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Response to Draw a Mandala! May. 13th, 2009 @ 11:07 PM Reply

*bump*


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Response to Draw a Mandala! May. 14th, 2009 @ 12:19 AM Reply

At 5/13/09 04:21 PM, J-qb wrote: you were asking for it

win.

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Response to Draw a Mandala! May. 14th, 2009 @ 05:26 AM Reply

How do you make it perfectly symetrical?


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Response to Draw a Mandala! May. 14th, 2009 @ 07:00 AM Reply

At 5/14/09 05:26 AM, RedCoin wrote: How do you make it perfectly symetrical?

my guess would be draw one quarter then copy and paste it rotate it 90 degrees.. then copy it and rotate it 180... join it up and... oh look... its perfectly symetrical... :3


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Response to Draw a Mandala! May. 14th, 2009 @ 09:25 AM Reply

yea here is mandela

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Response to Draw a Mandala! May. 14th, 2009 @ 09:33 AM Reply

At 5/14/09 09:25 AM, megashell wrote: yea here is mandela

Not funny mate. Not drawn, and too late anyway.


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Response to Draw a Mandala! May. 14th, 2009 @ 09:45 AM Reply

At 5/14/09 09:25 AM, megashell wrote: yea here is mandela

hmmm, there seems to be an echo in here...


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Response to Draw a Mandala! May. 14th, 2009 @ 09:46 AM Reply

At 5/14/09 09:33 AM, JoeTheToucan wrote:
Not funny mate. Not drawn, and too late anyway.

Stop being a wanker and dont judging me :P

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Response to Draw a Mandala! May. 14th, 2009 @ 09:51 AM Reply

At 5/14/09 09:46 AM, megashell wrote:
At 5/14/09 09:33 AM, JoeTheToucan wrote:
Not funny mate. Not drawn, and too late anyway.
Stop being a wanker and dont judging me :P

Hes not being a wanker.You are just being a retard.


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Response to Draw a Mandala! May. 14th, 2009 @ 11:12 AM Reply

At 5/14/09 09:46 AM, megashell wrote:
At 5/14/09 09:33 AM, JoeTheToucan wrote:
Not funny mate. Not drawn, and too late anyway.
Stop being a wanker and dont judging me :P

^^This is proof some people don't even know basic English anymore


No mate, no.

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Response to Draw a Mandala! May. 14th, 2009 @ 11:28 AM Reply

this thread has gone WAYYYY of topic... lets get it back on shall we?... yes... thank you...

Back on topic now...

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Response to Draw a Mandala! May. 15th, 2009 @ 06:25 AM Reply

At 5/14/09 11:28 AM, LegolaSS wrote: this thread has gone WAYYYY of topic... lets get it back on shall we?... yes... thank you...

Back on topic now...

Indeed. I've no idea what a 'mandala' is, however, those examples look pretty darn fine. Cleverly composed, though I don't think there will be too many responses. But if there are, hey, more power to you.


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Response to Draw a Mandala! May. 19th, 2009 @ 01:58 PM Reply

right you are, still, can't blame a man for trying .... *bump*


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Response to Draw a Mandala! May. 19th, 2009 @ 02:24 PM Reply

Those are some really cool mandalas! I am especially impressed with the second one, it's really nicely done.
I hope to see some more art in this thread and fewer mega-lame joke posts.


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Response to Draw a Mandala! May. 19th, 2009 @ 10:42 PM Reply

Realling interesting one with the faces and such. Nice work

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Response to Draw a Mandala! May. 19th, 2009 @ 11:10 PM Reply

is there like an easy way to make them?

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Response to Draw a Mandala! May. 20th, 2009 @ 07:10 AM Reply

I felt sorry for this thread so I did something very quickly.

Draw a Mandala!


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Response to Draw a Mandala! May. 20th, 2009 @ 02:40 PM Reply

At 5/19/09 11:10 PM, Makeshift wrote: is there like an easy way to make them?

real easy man.... just take your piece of paper horizontaly, measure the distance between the right upper corner and the right lower corner,

Then draw a line of that size from the right lower corner, torward the left lower corner and mark it,
Connect a line from the top right upper corner to the place where you marked it and you'l have you have a triagular shape. simple draw whatever you want in that general shape. or devide the triangle in two by drawing a line from the middle of the line that you just drew, to the right lower corner, and using one of those resulting triagular shapes to work in instead (better effect imho)

Scan it when finished. copy the drawing, mirror it, place the edges together... and repeat. It might sound overly complicated telling you this now... but it's easy as pie to actually do.


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Response to Draw a Mandala! May. 20th, 2009 @ 03:52 PM Reply

At 5/13/09 02:06 PM, Weenog wrote: Example 2, tried to make faces that remain faces when turned upside down

If you stare at this one for a while it really moves. I don't like the first one, its too busy.

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Response to Draw a Mandala! Aug. 16th, 2009 @ 02:51 AM Reply

Kuro, your Mandala is awesome!

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Response to Draw a Mandala! Aug. 16th, 2009 @ 06:11 AM Reply

Love these, nice and trippy.


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