Elsah Cort 🌀 Artist

Tag Archives: mandala

Stitching Time

Stitching draws me in. I don’t want to stop. Sometimes I wonder if it’s more distraction than art, but I keep stitching. It may add up to something in the … Continue reading

July 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Round Table

Life always comes full circle, giving us chances for continual “do-overs.” A new 2020 calendar emerges with the cover mandala lifting itself up through the piles of mandalas made over … Continue reading

June 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

A Stitch in Time

I used to sew by hand almost fifty years ago. Here I am doing it again. I love the slowness of it. I forgive myself for being not so great … Continue reading

June 3, 2019 · 2 Comments

Twitter Art Exhibit 2019

Excited to have a “postcard” in the 2019 Twitter Art Exhibit opening on May 11 in Edinburgh, Scotland. This is the first year this annual exhibit was open to digital … Continue reading

April 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

Possibility

“For me, mandalas—making them and contemplating them—is a deeply spiritual experience. I am grateful to all the mandalic threads that have been woven into my  life—coming from so many human … Continue reading

March 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

Following a trail…

Looking for words to describe the stitches that follow color and shape and pattern…layers upon layers that started out as a something that was photographed, losing its way within a … Continue reading

July 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

Marking time…

For the first time, a calendar made of mandalas shows up…. Made from twelve digital mandalas, the calendar measures 8.5 inches square. I love that I found greenerprinter.com to print … Continue reading

October 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

New Year Mandalas

Almost every January I make one mandala a day for the first twelve days of the year. The mandalas become a prophetic and inspirational image for each the twelve months … Continue reading

January 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

How Flowers Changed the World

Spring is here again in the Sierra Foothills, and cannot be suppressed even by a sudden drop in temperature and snow dusting the hills for a few early morning hours … Continue reading

February 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

Mandala-making…

Finally, I am diving deeper into photoshop. I took a fun drive up Dry Creek Road yesterday for a wonderful tutorial with Badger artist, Robert Mertens. He kept saying, “I’ll … Continue reading

November 11, 2010 · Leave a comment

Mandala as Living Organism

A microscopic photograph of a marine diatom alga Actinoptychus heliopelta made by Dr. Stephen Nagy of Helena, Montana “Diatoms are microscopic, unicellular organisms that occur abundantly in marine and freshwater … Continue reading

August 27, 2009 · Leave a comment

Mandala that tweets

Tweet Wheel Life is a circle that spirals. Often we re-visit issues thought to be over. They come around in new form if we need a message. this morning’s Burnout … Continue reading

June 30, 2009 · Leave a comment

reinventing the wheel…

There are artists, and then there are Artists.  The distinction seems to come from how much money someone forks over for something made by your hand or executed by others, … Continue reading

June 21, 2009 · Leave a comment

Mandate for an artist…

The story of the art, its biography or “provenance” or evolution into form, is what brings meaning to the work.  Not that art has to have a stated meaning, but … Continue reading

May 20, 2009 · Leave a comment