Mandala of the Soul Collage
In Anthony Lawlor’s A Home for the Soul, the final chapter is a tutorial on making what he calls a “mandala of the soul, ” a pictorial representation of one’s psyche corresponding to the rooms of one’s dwelling. He provides a house-shaped diagram, with squares for the rooms of your house, the months of the year, the elements (I know, I know …). You put items or pictures on each square that represent what’s important to you about the concept that is represented by the square. Anyway, I made one, and here’s a partial — and distorted! — scan of it. I couldn’t fit the whole thing on the scanner!