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Ice Cream Mandala by HisHalfElf Ice Cream Mandala by HisHalfElf
Ice Cream Mandala by Aaron Bolton (boltonfineart.com), Oil on Canvas, 18" x 24", Original for Sale

"beautiful piece man! keep it up aaron and you'll take over the world..." --Michael Hussar commenting on Ice Cream Mandala

After finishing the central ice cream bowl, the mandala quality visible in this top-down perspective became apparent and informed the rest of the work. The painting expands in a fusion of eastern and western mandala traditions. These traditions are blended with contemporary art references which also served, in part, to inspire the subject matter for the piece initially. Some of the aesthetic pursuits driving the work include luxury, wealth and wetness. I also consider this work to be aligned with the discs suit of the tarot.
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Given 2010-07-28
The concept alone behind Ice Cream Mandala is sensational as it is invigorating, matched only by the electrifying effect of resting a whirlwind of chaos atop glorious, gilded symmetry. Rich, unique and fantastic work by *HisHalfElf. ( Featured by snowmask )
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Santiago-1990 Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014  New member
Excelente trabajo !!!
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Lucy-H9 Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2013
OMG :wow:
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RS-S Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
a rather deep bow of respect for your incredible talents.
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HisHalfElf Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
Thank you very much
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unusedEmotion Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Student Writer
You've been featured here: [link]
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HisHalfElf Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
 Thanks! I gave the article a :+fav:
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scy1024 Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012
This is the mandala for the modern time. Great job, Aaron!
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Shadoisk Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow, that's a painting? That's really cool.
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buzzin-bim Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
aaaaaah craaazay!! awesuome work!
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DoS-AlmaS Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2012
now im hungry... lol
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