Monthly Archives: June 2016

Slowly Tangling with Inspiration

Inspiration. We all want it, even crave. Some of us find inspiration all around us. Others, like me, are clueless about what inspires anyone at all.  Lots of bloggers discuss what inspires them to produce certain works, whether visual, verbal, … Continue reading

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Attention Deficit? 

Couldn’t sleep last night.  Read a little. Drew a little.  Zoned out for a short while.  Drew a little. Brewed some coffee. Read a little. Sneezed a lot.  A cold. Oh, no! Brewed some tea. Tried to doze. Runny nose, … Continue reading

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Color Pencil on Black Tiles

The other day, I complained that I obviously had the wrong type of Gelly Roll color pens to use on black Zentangle tiles. The only color that showed up on black–of “original” and “Aqualip”–was white, in the original Gelly Roll … Continue reading

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Disappointed…

I was so excited this evening. My husband said our courier service delivered tons of stuff. I knew some of it would be my Gelly Roll pens–the ones I would use on the black Zentangle tiles. I picked him up … Continue reading

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Reflected Shadow?

In art, we have all heard about reflected light–that indirect light that is reflected from the surfaces around the subject of a drawing or painting, but that is not part of the light source shining directly on the object. In … Continue reading

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Bilateral Thinking

That is what I call this tile: Bilateral Thinking. Not sure why, except that there is almost a yin-yang effect, with one half more romanticized and the other more geometric and straight-forward.  As was a previously posted tile, this Zenangle is … Continue reading

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Black Tile Zentangle

Today, I completed my first Zentangle on a black tile. Clearly, I have a lot to learn. Although using the recommended Sakura Jelly Roll white pen and the recommended white sketch pencil for string construction and shading, the results are … Continue reading

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About Zentangle…

Last time, I talked about doing something new. Zentangle is both an art form and a meditation technique. I became a bit impertinent on the topic, but that was my frustration showing. The truth is that I have been rather … Continue reading

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