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A Flashing Mandala

Mandalas are used for meditation and contemplation. They are also supposed to represent the universe, which we now know is in a constant state of change. Generally, this means mandalas are non-moving images, and (traditionally) they certainly don’t flash. This … Continue reading

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An Enneagonal Mandala

I made this years ago — in 2010 — and just found it today, on Facebook. That was two years before this blog started. I like finding such “lost works,” but it doesn’t happen often these days. 

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Spectral Circles on a Truncated Icosahedron

I used MS-Paint and Geometer’s Sketchpad to make the designs on the faces, and then used Stella 4d (here) to put the whole thing together.

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32 Octagonal Mandalas, Rotating in the Dark

To create the octagonal mandalas, I used Geometer’s Sketchpad and MS-Paint. I then projected them onto the faces of an all-but invisible icosidodecahedron, and created this rotating .gif image of it, using Stella 4d: Polyhedron Navigator, software you can try for free, … Continue reading

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Cuboctahedron with Mandalas

The images on the faces of this polyhedron may be seen in still black and white in the previous post. I used Geometer’s Sketchpad and MS-Paint to make the flat image, and then Stella 4d to put it all together. … Continue reading

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A Snowflake Made of Circles

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Mandala Based On Heptagons

Can you find the irregularities in the coloring-pattern? If so, please describe them in a comment.

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