BLOG.SUZANNEMCNEILL.COM: Zentangle® Eggs - oh so easy! View a YouTube Fun and easy for all ages! You are going to love these... everyone will be thrilled to find a Zentangle® egg in their Spring Easter basket. All ready to hide for the big Egg-Hunt!! 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. Substance Abuse: The Danger of Superficiality in e-Learning by Carmen Taran “In an era of excessive information, you have to wonder: how much of it is it real or matters? … How often do we create courses that look and sound good but are in fact cognitively opaque? How often do we design learning by staying near the surface? How often do we sacrifice depth and rigor for the sake of expediency? If you took down 80% of your e-Learning courses for one day, how many people in your organization would complain?”
String Ideas Example of a string – ready to add tangle patterns to create a Zentangle. Zentangle tiles are 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ square. Background: In the process of creating a Zentangle one begins by lightly penciling a border and a “string”, generally a freeform shape, on the 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ (9 cm x 9 cm) tile of high quality paper, into which one then draws intricate patterns, “tangles” using a Sakura Micron Pen. After a while you might feel like you want to get out of a “string rut” for your Zentangle® art. How to draw MI2 (ME TOO) By Linda Farmer, CZT CZT® Mimi Lempart of Florence, MA, and a graduate of the very first CZT class, created this amazing ornate tangle she’s named Mi² (Me Too). Mimi writes, “I don’t often come up with tangle patterns, but this one is inspired by a tiny, intriguing, swatch of wallpaper I saw in a book. I call the pattern ‘Mi² (Me Too).’ As I sketched it out in pencil I realized a similarity to the way the patterns Huggins and W2 begin, except with oval, or seed-like shapes in alternating directions.
Tangles to Try - Oklahoma Zentangle Fans Monday, July 26, 2010: Tangle "Brix" Although Brix is a very simple tangle, it is a great filler, especially for a larger space. It can be drawn with any size so that gives it a lot of variety. You can also "warp" it easily simply by making the beginning lines not parallel. 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? Harmonic Resonance Theory Steven Lehar email@example.com Submitted to Behavioral & Brain Sciences September 1999, March 2004 Zentangle: Meditation Through Pattern-Drawing by Maria Popova If greater creativity and more mental balance are among your new year’s resolutions, look no further than Zentangle — a type of meditation achieved through pattern-making, created by artist duo Maria Thomas and Rick Roberts. Each pattern is built one line at a time, organically combining simple patterns into complex zentangles in unplanned, unexpected ways that grow, change and unfold on the page as you enter an immersive state of flow.
Bumps tangle pattern Click on the picture to enlarge it for its details Bumps is a pattern I've played with for years. I finally decided it was time to refine it and name it. 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.