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{Carole Ohl, CZT}

{Carole Ohl, CZT}
I love the Diva Challenges. Even if I don't get to do them on time to get on the peek list, I still welcome the weekly opportunity to get a great idea for a Zentangle® tile! Today I'm posting 2 different Challenge weeks: 143 and 144. First, Challenge 143: Cruze tangle. This was a little mind boggling for me. I found myself over-thinking it.

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{Margaret Bremner, CZT} [Enthusiastic Artist → Tangle insructions] Wow. I am really thrilled with this one! Yes, there are step-outs! (Oh, alright! Amazing Sketch Book Drawings by paul0v2 Thu, 09/22/2011 - 11:18 This amazing sketch book belongs to Russian artist and illustrator Irina Vinnik. These sketches are so amazingly done that they look more like the final piece, each page takes you to a different world of details that makes you dive into this drawings. Take a look and let us know what you think. For more from Irina Vinnik visit

How to draw DOOLEEDO By Linda Farmer, CZT Here’s another simple, fun tangle pattern for you. Dooleedo is from Ksenija Vojisavljevic and as she has done with some of her other tangles, Ksenija’s steps includes ways to vary the pattern for a little different look. Dooleedo is especially for those of you who love continuous line tangles. Light Painting: Dinos, Aliens, and Skaters California based illustrator Darren Pearson (a.k.a. Darius Twin) is constantly scouting for locations to execute his light paintings. He works by night using a flashlight and camera set for long-exposure. And his final images are what you see here, without any digital montaging.

{Helen Williams} [a little lime] Read about it and see samples here Read about it and see samples here Read about this pattern and see some samples here Read about this pattern and see some samples here 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.)

BLOG.SUZANNEMCNEILL.COM: Vision Boxes iew a YouTube.Mark Montano shows you how to create a "Keepsake Vision Box" to save your memories and dreams in a decorative box. Mark Montano is an extraordinary designer and artist. I always enjoy seeing what he will come up with next. He has authored many fabulous books, his new book 'Vision Box Idea Book' is no exception.

Pen Drawings (Weekly Story Theme: Romance) There is no other love like an illustrator’s hand and its pen. These two spend hours together everyday, inseparable, and when they are not together, the hand years for the cool grip of its beautiful slender pen. Andrea Joseph hand knows this feeling well, and his hand and its pen have been committed to each other for years now, and now on Creative Tempest they renew their vows. 20 best Illustrator tutorials Learn techniques for Adobe Illustrator across vector art, vector graphics, typography, pattern design and more. Adobe's vector design and art tool Illustrator can appear to have a daunting number of tools – tools that Adobe is adding to on a regular basis – but whatever you want to do with it, we have the tutorial for you here. Whether you want to create a stunning illustrations like Alexandra Zutto's owl (above), informative infographics or artful type, check out our list of the top 20 Illustrator tutorials, written by some of the world's leading illustrators and designers.

String 011 By Linda Farmer, CZT Here’s another String for your creative enjoyment. This one is shared by tangler Yamit Fridman (aka netomela on flickr), who writes “I’m from Israel. The hand The hands are a notorious source of frustration. This section won't concentrate on the muscle structure, since the hand is very complex in this regard, and knowing this won't help much in drawing them. Instead, we'll look at proportions, range of motion, and possible simplifications. Structure and proportions Figure 2.20.