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How to draw SAND SWIRL. By Linda Farmer, CZT Here’s another tangle pattern I just love and I think you will too.

How to draw SAND SWIRL

It’s simple, it’s flexible, and it’s mesmerizing to draw. It’s great fun to shade too. Sand Swirl is from Karry Heun who shared her Summer Sitter tangle with us earlier this year. This tangle is so much fun to draw and in true Zentangle® style, there’s no thinking or planning involved. Here is Karry’s step-by-step illustration for drawing Sand Swirl. Image copyright the artist, used with permission. Check out the tag karryh for more of Karry’s patterns on

Related Links If you’ve just joined us recently and would like some help with shading your Zentangles or Zentangle-inspired art (ZIA), check out the TanglePatterns Shading Mini-Clinic: eBooks available from You might also like: Greek keys. Index --- style --- turns --- designs --- compare keys --- corners --- 2 dimensional --- modern --- triangular --- circular --- fractal --- copying --- origins A Greek key is a decorative border.

Greek keys

There are a surprising number of different versions. Urban Sketchers Cleveland. A Tree Grows (and a paper crane update) I've been thinking a lot lately about the importance of dropping keys (even when we don't think we have any to drop - but that's another post) and about the lovely, generous souls who share the tutorials I appreciate so much.

A Tree Grows (and a paper crane update)

Lucy, Alice, Mel, Pip and Elizabeth are among my favourite sharers, but there are many more! So... I thought it would be fun to post a step-by-step of my own. There's nothing new or ground-breaking here, but I've had a few enquiries about how they are made and thought it would be fun to share. I spent a couple of pleasant days painting on my verandah recently, creating this work for a group exhibition, and decided to document the process as I went. And lastly... it's been a long, long time since I posted an update on the paper crane project.


DeviantART: where ART meets application! Fabulous Artworks by Jeannette Woitzik. Have you ever thought of creating your own responsive website?

Fabulous Artworks by Jeannette Woitzik

It could be your own personal webpage or your blog or even a site for your business? How about to create a website by yourself using one of today’s most advanced website builder? Feel free to use the best website builder with wide opportunities allowing to create beautiful websites of different topics in minutes. Great variety of creative website templates, advanced drag-and-drop editor, mobile/tablet optimized versions, SEO features and all this is free. Art 1. Optical Design. Maria Oliva Tyra. Lotus Turtle Bee Tear Away Shrimp Tumbled For Judith Whisper Twist Call The Fish Fragile Blue Hibiscus Heal Artist Bio I knew I wanted to be an artist from a very early age and spent most of my youth drawing and creating.

Maria Oliva Tyra

Artist Statement “I draw purely from my subconscious. Currently what’s spilling out is circles. Tyra’s Use of Materials “My drawings start with a graphite underdrawing which I ink over with Rapido-graph pens. Maria Oliva on The Escape Into Life Arts Store Maria Oliva Tyra’s Website. Wayne AndeRson. Curly Girl Design. Pixelgirl Presents - Only The Coolest Desktops, Icons, iPhone & iPad Wallpapers!