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May 15, 2017
I am sooooo excited about the latest and greatest stencil series at artistcellar. Are you ready to find out what it is? Allow me to introduce the Tibet Series Stencils. In this series, there are four symbols of enlightenment: The Tibetan OM, Buddha Eyes, the Eternal Knot, and the Lotus flower.
In this post, I am featuring the Buddha Eyes, also called Wisdom Eyes. I gravitated toward them right away. I looked up their symbolism and learned the following:
I’ve been missing my Dylusions Ink Sprays lately, so I decided to pull them out for this post.
I spritzed three warm colors (red, pink, yellow) on a 9 x 12 piece of 140 lb. watercolor paper.
Next, I placed the Buddha Eyes stencil on the paper and spritzed plain water through it.
There was quite a bit of seepage, and I wasn’t sure what to expect. I did the paper towel roll trick again to soak up the extra water. Once I lifted the stencil, I saw a very subtle impression of the Wisdom Eyes.
Can you see it?
It’s kind of cool, but I was hoping for something more. I decided to really add some contrast by adding black acrylic paint through the stencil.
I created a repeat pattern of Buddha Eyes. (See photo at the top of this post).
Next, I decided to use only part of the stencil to add more details in the in between spaces. Notice the sideways numeral ones and the third eye dots.
I haven’t decided if I am going to cut this page up into Artist Trading Cards or Journal Cards, or use it as a journal cover, etc. Right now, I simply enjoy looking at it, and don’t mind that it’s also looking at me.
May you enjoy the NEW Tibet Series Stencils. May their symbolism stir your heart and soul to experience more wisdom, compassion, connection, and knowing. May our human consciousness rise up and our oneness continue to be shown. May it be so.
Blessings to you,
Briana of OrangeSpiralArts.com
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