Philosophy/Opinion

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

A to Z of Zentangle

Z is for Zentangle, Day 26 of the A to Z of Zentangle Challenge #atozchallenge

Z is for Zentangle, of course! Rather than give a summary, I thought I’d end with a testimonial. This is from my friend and fellow CZT, Brenda Shaver. Yesterday I was asked by a new CZT, how I became so passionate aboutZentangle and teaching. I often reflect on this and really cannot believe just how… Continue reading Z is for Zentangle, Day 26 of the A to Z of Zentangle Challenge #atozchallenge

A to Z of Zentangle

M is for Made in the Shade, Day 13 of the A to Z of Zentangle Challenge #atozchalleng

Even black and white photos are not simply black and white, but contain all shades of gray in between.  I love shading my Zentangle art. It makes everything pop and can be used to enhance the parts you like and draw attention away from the parts you don’t. I’ve had students say that “shading turns… Continue reading M is for Made in the Shade, Day 13 of the A to Z of Zentangle Challenge #atozchalleng