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One Zentangle a Day – Day 17: Curvy & Linear Organic tangles

Ugh.  I’m back to making ugly again. Vitrivius, Courant, and Sedgling were the day’s tangles. I tried them and I don’t like them.  They are just not me, as you can see.

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I think I will not be using these again.

Sharon Matys had a different experience:

“Curvy & Linear Organic tangles are definitely my cup of tea… I love how all these work together. I really liked how her tile in the book on page 61 was landscape-like. So I decided to follow the same look, using the same tangles in that order. I love how the sedgling look very tree-like. When I do the tangles in each lesson, I always reference Rick & Maria’s 106 tangles… they used a dot pattern on the sedgling, so I went along with that also… it was fun using some printemps to complement the rest… I enjoyed this.”

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Angela had a similar reaction to mine:

Oh, boy. Not a favorite tile at all. I decided to use Hollibaugh as my string and decorate the spaces with the required tangles. Bad idea. I also filled some spaces with black which I thought was too strong for the tile. So, out came the white gel pen which is NOT white but BLUE ! What a mess. This one will take a hike to the recycle bin after sending it in as my lesson 😦
 

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While I can relate to the sentiment, I hope Angela does not throw out this tile. I kind of like it.  I like to keep all of my tiles.  If for no other reason, to look back and say, “Wow, I’m so much better now.”  Anyhow, I don’t think it’s a bad tile. Just not to Angela’s personal taste. I’m sure someone out there would like it.  I really do like using Hollibaugh as the string.

Maria Vennekens had this to say:

The patterns are Vitrivius –hardly ever use that and do not really like it, Courant – hardly use that one but should in future – I like it , and Sedgling – a tangle I like to use.  The text today is also  about Tangled Journaling. I do not use a separate book to do that, nor do I purposely chose patterns to a certain feeling or occasion. But there are several tiles in my collection that are connected with certain feelings or things that happened in my life. I can remember them even though I never write these things on the back. Just by looking at the zentangle the occasion  is in my mind again.  

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I’m looking forward to seeing what others can do with these tangles.

 

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It seems that I am constangly apologizing for writing late posts. This one actually was done on time, but I somehow posted it as a draft, so you couldn’t see it. Aargh. I’ve only gotten one post for Day 18, so I will probably wait until tomorrow for that. It seems like everyone is getting busy. I hope no one is losing their enthusiasm for the project.

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