I started painting with a neighbor in 2012 but wouldn't find the grace offered in the confines of a circle until years and muses later. Mandalas create a container for the unconscious to emerge often revealing details, premonitions, and varying perspectives out of view at the time of conception and creation. They offer us a deeply personal way to discover aspects of the psyche's hidden realms driving our patterns and behaviors so we may find freedom from the conditioned chaotic state of today.
A mandala I began not too long ago. It's name and meaning continue to swirl in the many layers and journeys of my Soul as the paint lingers between the unconscious, brush, paper, and time.
of pearls and bone
by: Jessica Ruth Allen