On Overthinking

This week’s Diva Challenge really struck a chord with me. If you haven’t read it, she talks about attitude while tangling. There was a big discussion over on the CZT Facebook group about the difference between tangling for relaxation and tangling to make something pretty, or Zentangle vs. ZIA.  Just like the difference between tangling and doodling, the… Continue reading On Overthinking

encouragement · Philosophy/Opinion · Zentangle

Eight Rules for Tangling

I received Robert Genn’s newsletter today. In it, he adapted Neil Gaiman’s Eight Rules of Writing for painters. As he said, “Rules are meant to be thrown, poked, and reshaped to suit yourself.” I was inspired to reshape them for tanglers. Here is what I came up with. 1. Tangle.   2. Put your first… Continue reading Eight Rules for Tangling