Art Journal Ideas, Tutorials & Art Journaling Techniques Learn New Hand Lettering Techniques from Joanne Sharpe Watch previews and find out about 4 new hand lettering instructional videos from artist Joanne Sharpe, author of The Art of Whimsical Lettering. Art Journal Play . . . Upside Down A guest post by Carolyn Dube Are there rules to art journal play? Not in my world because I give myself permission to play in the way that fits me. My tangles Margaret BremnerArtist and Certified Zentangle Teacher Here you'll find links to the blog posts where I show the steps for creating tangle patterns I've developed. They are alphabetical. Click on the name of the tangle, not the picture of it. 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)
100+ Impressive Black and White Patterns Collection You could have been in awe of the many freebies that Naldz started to share with you guys since the beginning of the year but it’s just a few from the many that you’ll be expecting the whole year round. When it comes to patterns, we have been attracted to several colors and lines. They are all indeed impressive. This time, we look into Black and White selection of patterns and you’ll see the neutral yet awesome impression it’s going to give your design.
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".
Line Design Explained : Deluxe Edition I was asked if I could go into a bit more detail concerning the Line Design "process". I think the easiest way is with a few more pictures than my previous post on "how to". I hope this helps...and as always...if you ever have questions about anything on my blog...e-mail me at email@example.com ProMarkers and Letraset Fineliners What is Zentangle®? Well… according to the Zentangle website, “Zentangle is an easy to learn method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns. It is a fascinating new art form that is fun and relaxing. It increases focus and creativity.
Zentangle, Schmen-tangle! I stay away from controversial subjects and negative issues on this blog. At the risk of life and limb I am going to talk about something that might be considered controversial.I have been doing what is now called Zentangles with the quilting on my quilts long before there was such a thing called Zentangles. In this closeup you can see how I used a different filler design on each section, leaving the "Bolt" unquilted to make it stand out. This is a closer view of one section of the quilt. This quilt was made by dye painting a design and then overpainting the dye painted area with paints. Using filler designs is not unique to me.
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. Totally Tangled offers a fantastic introduction to the relaxing and beautiful practice through step-by-step instructions and over 100 original tangles. We’re particularly taken with Zentagle because its basic principle — building on simple shapes and combining different patterns into complex creativity — is such a beautiful visual metaphor for our core philosophy of combinatorial creativity.