a little lime: 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 Papa Blogueur ZENTANGLE : l'art de dessiner pour déstresser Brie Van de Kamp , sur Facebook, nous montre ses créations Zentangle et j’avoue que HOUAAAAAAA, je suis conquis, fasciné pas tant de talents, d’imagination, de zenitude et j’en passe (salut jean !). Mais comme cet article est basé assez (beaucoup) graphique, j’ai tout de suite pensé à mon copain blogueur Juju du blog Mogwaii, donc je lui (re)rend hommage (il m’a prêté son logo, disons que ça devient un rendez-vous), allez sur son blog, vous comprendrez. D’une pierre 3 coups, vous découvrez 2 blogs et un art ouvert tout à chacun quelque soit ses compétences.
Tangle patterns And so the mask is completed! Click the image for a larger view I’m am grateful for those who gave me feedback on my question regarding the background. I got several good tips, but according to the poll the majority voted for no background. Doodle Addicted No, there are no bees in this doodle drawing. It’s me that’s been the busy bee! We recently had a big business event which had been consuming all of my time. But it’s done now (and was a huge success!) So I give you another flower doodle. 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. 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.
Weekly Challenge #21 Happy Monday everyone! First of all, as always - a few house keeping items:If you're NEW here (and there've been a lot of new additions to the party!) I'm working on creating some tutorials to help you out. Zentangle® Hi All, I know this isn't watercolor, although I do combine it with watercolors sometimes, but I'm answering the question that was raised in this morning's "WASH" as to what zentangle® is. I've become a Certified Zentangle Teacher, or CZT, since I used to hang around here in WC and I just wanted to post this somewhere where those who asked the question as to what zentangle® is would see the answer. (My making anywhere near beginning of the "Daily Wash" thread is a rarity.)
Zendala Templates Here are previews of my mandala/Zendala templates; new ones are added at the top.Click one of the images below to download the full-size PDF templates. If you would like some more detailed designs for colouring, check out my colouring book, Geneviève's Mandalas. Template #52 Template #51 Template #50
Patterns that I have developed 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. Zentangle I have a new obsession - Zentangles. Basically, it is like doodling, but with intention. It looks much harder than it is. I made myself a little book, just for my zentangles. Zentangle What is a Zentangle? In a word, a doodle. A structured, contained doodle. The term 'Zentangle' was coined by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas when, one day, Maria described her experience, as she created her art, as "feeling timeless, free and engendering a sense of deep well-being". Rick recognised that she was in a meditative state and so Zentangles were born. I use the technique of Zentangle in my own artwork, incorporating them into sketching, art-journalling and collage.