Sunday, 11 November 2012

MCC All About Zentangle - Wk 4 Final Project

Links: MCC (My Creative Classroom), Marie Browning

Marie finished the course by providing instructions for making a Tangle Board - a Zentangle decorated board with a clip forming a hard surface upon which to lean when tangling whilst travelling. I've not been able to find a suitable board but thought that I'd make a large rectangular (just under 10 x 7 inches)  Zentangle Inspired Artwork anyway & to ensure I used the remaining patterns for which Marie had given us intructions.

tangles: Barberpole, Cadox, Hollibaugh, Jester, Meer, Nekton, Purk
Scrolls, Socc, Spinning, Verdigogh, Wartz, W2

close-up of left section

close-up of central section

close-up of right section

I decided to decorate the central area with my initials (using chipboard letters to draw round) filled with the tangle Socc by Erin Olson that Laura Harms set for her challenge this week.

Challenge Entered
I am the diva Weekly Challenge 94: UMT v. X "Socc"

Sunday, 4 November 2012

Black, White & Gold Stripes

The Chocolate Baroque Zentangle Group Challenge for November is based around the concept of using stripes for the string. I thought I'd use a loose interpretation of the tangle Hollibaugh as the basis of my string & then fill the spaces created with Betweed.

This 'tile' is in my Moleskine sketchbook where I set out tangling the outline of a tile as usual but kept adapting as I went along because I didn't like what was emerging. Eventually I really had a mess but, remembering the Zentangle principle that nothing is a mistake, I was determined NOT to glue something over it but to adapt & overcome. So I filled in the whole of the tile shape using the 0.7 Letraset Fine Line Drawing Pen (the one that I mentioned smudges when combined with a Tombow Blender Pen), then tangled & coloured over it using white & gold Pentel K118 Hybrid Gel Grip Pens.

tangles: Betweed, Hollibaugh