This weekend was the grand opening of my new studio, nicknamed The Zen Den. I met some talented ladies and announced my summer workshops and classes. I’m very excited about teaching my first class here this week. At first, I was worried about working in the basement, but after all of the cleaning, painting, and decorating, I think it is a very nice place to work. It is comfortably cool on hot days and will be cozy warm in the winter with the wood stove down there.
For those who couldn’t make it to the open house, here are some photos of what you missed.
I had time to start a black Zendala during the open house and spent a few minutes this morning finishing it up. I wanted to try something different on this one, so I used metallic belly roll pens along with glaze pens and metallic colored pencils. (It is much more sparkly in person.)
Working on the One Zentangle a Day virtual book club was so much more rewarding than I expected it to be. Not only did I love seeing all of the beautiful art, but I really appreciated hearing others’ experiences as we shared this journey together. This common bond brought us together even though we were separated by hundreds, maybe thousands of miles. I hope we can do it again in the fall. Does anyone have Margaret Bremner’s book?
It looks interesting and I was wondering if it might be a good one to explore in the fall.
But for now, here is the last of the One Zentangle a Day goodies I’ve received.
From Ellen Gozling:
Uw bericht kan nu met het volgende bijlagen of koppelingen worden verzonden:
From Marty Deckel:
Well, here is Day #41: Folk Patterns. I have a tile and then2 jpg's of the Folk Patterns I found...it was an interesting lesson and one I never would have thought about doing. I included a jpg of my sketchbook with the patterns I found...I planned out the tile so I could be sure to use all the patterns...interesting, but my tile is jam packed!
What a nice way to finish the book, Marty. Beautiful, as always.