Yep, it’s that time of year again. Even though it’s not quite December yet, we are full into the Christmas spirit. I don’t start until after Thanksgiving, but that was a whole week ago, so here are my first 2 Christmas-themed tiles. 3Z are perfect for little trees. I did most of my Dewd last week,… Continue reading It’s Beginning to Look a Lot…
Every year at this time I complain how the stores think it is Christmas and it’s not even Halloween yet. And, so what did I make for this week’s Diva Challenge? Yep, Christmas trees. I blame Yvonne Westover, a Canadian CZT who just showed us how to make 3D Christmas trees with 3Z tiles. Mine… Continue reading Yes, I Know It’s Not Even Halloween!
This week’s Diva Challenge uses a tangle by guest blogger Henrike Bratz based on patterns she found during a recent trip to Lisbon. The appropriately named Lisbon Fragment is a bold grid pattern that is very relaxing and forgiving but took me a surprisingly long time to do. While it looks good even if the lines… Continue reading Diva Dancing in Lisbon
‘Nzeppel is this week’s challenge tangle. I’m so happy that my friend Lisa, this week’s guest blogger, challenged us to use it. I learned this tangle from Rick in my CZT-V seminar in February 2010. It was my favorite tangle for a long time, but then I sort of forgot about it. When I learned… Continue reading An Old Favorite
I struggled last week to get back into the practice of Zentangle. So, this weekend, I went back to my comfort tangles: tipple, flux, and opus, using just a black 01 micron and graphite shading. I used a pre-strung Zendala because these are very relaxing to me. As I tangled, I took my time and simply… Continue reading The Practice of Zentangle & Aura Tips