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Zentangle Fun with Metallic Gell Pens

This week the Diva’s challenge is to tangle something colorful and buggy, based on this super fun video from Sakura.  I just got this super GellyRoll Metallic collection and hadn’t had time to play with it yet, so I thought this would be the perfect opportunity.  (Anything to procrastinate on the book. <sigh>)
Well, these pens are absolutely luscious.  They are a bit thicker than I usually like to write with and the ink color does not match the cap color, but otherwise I have nothing to complain about.  The ink flows beautifully and the colors appear to glow.  I just love them.
So, since I am not a huge “bug” fan, I decided to stick with lady bugs.  After all, you can’t draw a crescent moon without a lady bug!  And I found an adorable lady bug pin who wanted to sit in the center of the flower with his little metallic friends.
AdobePhotoshopExpress_2013_11_12_22:25:11And here are the stars from this morning’s Zentangle for the holidays class.  We had so much fun making them that we decided to do it again next week.
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I hope you all have as much fun with your art as I did today.

12 thoughts on “Zentangle Fun with Metallic Gell Pens

  1. Lovely sparkly ladybug zendala!But the stars of this post, are… well… those STARS! I must make some of those! Do you happen to have a template for the shape that you could share with us?! Gosh, that one with Flux all over it is stunning!

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