Denzer Family Art My step outs are sometimes crazy, I usually find myself using a new pattern in a zentangle and then try to figure out how someone else could do the same. My mind isn’t always logical but this is what happens. I will share all the patterns I have given steps to in this post. I apologize for some of the photo quality in my earlier postings. Musings about my tangled journey... One of the most wonderful elements of Zentangle is the beauty, simplicity, creativity and unique potential of the tangles (patterns) themselves. If you haven't already read about what a Zentangle is, go to the Zentangle website to find out. I'm a qualified (now retired) graphic designer who, when I was working in the industry, thought of myself as a designer rather than an 'artist.'
Zentangle® art, classes, and more Weekly Challenges: Catching up #51-59 This week, I'm catching up on several weeks of challenges from Laura Harms... Weekly Challenge #51: New Tangle, FIFE Weekly Challenge #53: Diva Tangle - Undine Weekly Challenge #54: Purple Haze 10 Journal Keeping Ideas that Will Enhance Your Life What should I write about? Will it sound dumb? Will I run out of ideas before I even get started? Cockles N Mussels 'N' CLAMS, too! (I love seafood!) You're probably familiar with the tangle 'Nzeppel. Angel House Center for Art and Creative Life Change - News: ZENTANGLE HOW TO HEAR YOUR ANGELS With Pat Siliko This class consists of a clearing of past life blocks, to the hearing of angels. Pat will attune all students to their guardian angels, and it will expand from there. She will teach her students how it was that she opened herself to hearing them.
Tangle Tangle Tangle The book I co-authored with three other artists has been released, The Art of Zentangle. You will find 40+ pages of my work in the book (I am the "yellow" section.) It is hard for me to believe that my first publication is a Walter Foster book. Feature Story: Writing to Heal: Research shows writing about emotional experiences can have tangible health benefits For nearly 20 years, Dr. James W. Pennebaker has been giving people an assignment: write down your deepest feelings about an emotional upheaval in your life for 15 or 20 minutes a day for four consecutive days. Many of those who followed his simple instructions have found their immune systems strengthened.
Outlines to Copy Outlines to Copy I am posting outlines that you can add doodle patterns too, and you are free to use however you wish. I will post a new one or maybe two each week for you to use. Zentangle Educator Workshop - November 12 Zentangle® for Educator’s Workshop Monday, November 12, 2012 Come learn the new and creative drawing form called Zentangle® and unlock the potential for this creative tool in your classroom. With Zentangle, drawing can become relaxing, intuitive, and fun while increasing one’s personal sense of well-being, creativity and focus at any age.
100 Excellent Art Therapy Exercises for Your Mind, Body, and Soul January 9th, 2011 Pablo Picasso once said, "Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life." It's no surprise, then, that many people around the world use art as a means to deal with stress, trauma and unhappiness – or to just find greater peace and meaning in their lives. If you're curious about what art therapy has to offer, you can try out some of these great solo exercises at home to help nurse your mind, body and soul back to health. If you like the experience, you can also seek out professional art therapy treatment in your area.
Step-by-steps & patterns Examples of this and alternative method here I draw string a lot so it's all over the blog. See also here and here. ("Well" is an official Zentangle pattern - this is just my spin on it) See an example of Morning Glories here See samples of bloom here