Daily Doodle for 9/7/20

Om or aum. An ancient syllable, symbol, or sound, that represents many meanings including the essence of ultimate reality, consciousness or pure being. Often used in Buddhist traditions as the opening and closing of meditative mantras. The most well known mantra being “Om mani padme hum”, which roughly translates to “the jewel in the lotus”.Continue reading “Daily Doodle for 9/7/20”

Daily Doodle for 8/13/20

I call this one Ascension. It’s an image that came to me. I pictured a woman rising through dimensions of color, space and time to higher and higher levels of… existence, consciousness, vibrations, or – fill in your meaning here -. This was done in Adobe Fresco. Again I really enjoy the many brushes andContinue reading “Daily Doodle for 8/13/20”

Daily Doodle for 8/7/20

Here is something I see a lot these days. I work in the performing arts industry, so the transition to virtual performances is all over the place. It’s all we can do these days. This is a “Zoom” version of the classic theatre symbol of the Comedy and Tragedy masks. I am interested in exploringContinue reading “Daily Doodle for 8/7/20”

Daily Doodle for 7/24/20

I really wanted to do something abstract and simple today. Something that I could zone out to and not get caught up in details, styles, or perspectives. A mandala came to mind. Mandalas are an ancient concept that has many meanings to many cultures. I was aware that a mandala’s creation can be a formContinue reading “Daily Doodle for 7/24/20”

Daily Doodle 7/8/20

Today’s doodle was inspired by today’s NY Times The Daily podcast. Host Michael Barbaro talked briefly to Bob Behnken, Doug Hurley and Chris Cassidy, NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station. He asked them about what it feels like to look upon the Earth from space, especially at a tumultuous time like this one. IContinue reading “Daily Doodle 7/8/20”