Here's something a little different than what I normally do... a Celtic-inspired tree mandala!

I created the twisted vine motif using Adobe Illustrator (it took me forever to figure out how to do it!) and I hand-drew the tree, leaves and swirls. I printed it out and colored the tree mandala using Prismacolor colored pencils, Copic markers, Sakura gel pens and Fiskars gel pens.

The line art for this drawing will be included in my upcoming "Nature Mandalas Coloring Book" which will be published in September 2014 by Fox Chapel Publishing.

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Comment by Bette-Jane Schnabel on May 28, 2014 at 8:39pm

I love this, Thaneeya! Sounds like a lot of work and learning...but terrific! Can't wait to see your color books!! :)

Comment by Mary Page on May 28, 2014 at 9:01pm

Fantastic tree!!

Comment by cheekyjane on May 28, 2014 at 10:22pm

absolutely gorgeous...xx

Comment by Thaneeya McArdle on June 17, 2014 at 6:03am

Thanks so much BJ, Mary and Cheekyjane! This was a fun challenge to create! :)

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