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$ 200.00

Full color Dharma Wheel artist's print

Available framed or unframed


Imagine the gold color designed into this wheel to be actual gold; metallic, bright, reflective, rich, with a sanded pattern that accentuates, reflects and scribbles sunlight. The red is a lacquered fire engine that has been buffed and polished with a relentlessness Zen-like calm that has been scribbled into a monk's mind. In my mind's eye, the wheel will glow.

As a kindergartner, my classroom displayed many children's books on shelving in the back of the class. At times, everyday, my teacher would sit my classmates and I in a circle and read to us. Among the books we read was Where The Wild Things Are. It quickly became my favorite book and, despite my current age and being fairly well read, it is still my all-time favorite book. 

My innocence made the story and the illustrations believable and, depending on my mood, just a little scary. It carried power and wonder and noise. It glowed.

When I carve, craft and paint his wheel, perhaps it will glow for a viewer like Where The Wild Things Are glowed for me.

Materials: Full color laser print on 32 lb. white bond 

Dimensions of artwork: Approximately 10" x 10" on 20" x 20" board, framed 20" x 20"

Edition: First – 500 impressions. Each print is signed and numbered.

Ready to hang: Yes, if purchased in the frame



Silk Dharma is a one man enterprise. As such, every order is filled by me personally and will be sent as quickly as possible. In many cases, especially with the full color prints, your order will be created on demand because I do not maintain inventory. Original artworks are created beforehand and will be sent quickly.
If you need your order sent to you by a specific date, please let me know and I will do everything possible to accommodate your need. If the order queue becomes substantial, I will let you know. My goal is to have your order delivered - in your hands - within seven business days. I hope you will find this satisfactory.


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