Drawing Mandalas on my iPad

When does a series become an obsession? I have discovered the symmetry tools available in Procreate for the iPad, and can’t quit playing with them! This “drawing assist” repeats the line as you draw, allowing you to immediately see the shapes and patterns formed by the symmetrical option chosen. Most of these were drawn using radial symmetry, though a few were quadrant symmetry.

I’m calling them mandalas, but wondering if it’s a fair use of the term. I associate traditional mandala drawing as a relaxation tool, where the patient redrawing of each element is part of the benefit. Drawing these eliminates the need to redraw the elements around the circle, as it happens automatically. I still find them relaxing to draw.

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