Tag Archives: One Zentangle a Day

Last Tangle in Paradise…

All day today I have been waiting for the power to go off again. Last night, we lost power for roughly four hours–third power loss of two or more hours in one day. Candle light does not make for good … Continue reading

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Just Playing

Day 28 of One Zentangle a Day makes me think of scribbles. Scribbles is something we do to play when we are sitting reasonably still. Lots of scribbles are curvy. Since today’s Zentangle patterns are very curvy, I figure it’s … Continue reading

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NJTpk

Three motifs were introduced on Day 27 in One Zentangle a Day. They are Meer, Enyshou, and an original pattern called Reef. The first two have strong resemblances to earlier patterns, Finery and Squid, respectively.  This time, I remembered to … Continue reading

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Stop!

Day 26 of One Zentangle a Day. Today’s tangles are…well, they are uninspiring. One (Poke Leaf) I picked up from an ebook a while back and have been using ever since; the other (Growth) is the author’s creation and uncomfortable to … Continue reading

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Is It a Plan?

Day 25 in One Zentangle a Day presents one official Zentangle enhancement called perfs and a tangleation on Tagh called Taghpodz, created by one of the book’s contributors. Perfs are an ancient device used by Illuminators to call attention to … Continue reading

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Made for Shade

While shading a tangle in my sketchbook, I realized I grabbed the wrong pencil for the task. As I learned when I first took up drawing, not all pencils are created equal. How the wrong 2B pencil–oh, wait! It’s a … Continue reading

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Tropical Depression

I live in the tropics. It has been a disappointing day. It’s a tropical depression.  Thank goodness tropical depressions don’t last long–just long enough to regret a Zentangle.  It’s Day 24 in One Zentangle a Day. Today’s new tangle patterns … Continue reading

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Wheels within Color Wheels

Since late last night, I have been playing around with color families and wash effects on Zentangles, as suggested for Days 22 and 23 in one Zentangle a Day. Per the book’s suggestion, I tried some white Gelly Roll pen … Continue reading

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Dilemma Dilemma

Moving right along in One Zentangle a Day,  I am at Day 23. Today’s new Zentangle pattern is Kathy’s Dilemma. Instead of a second official or unofficial motif, a vine tangleation of Flux is introduced–except that I have been using … Continue reading

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A Bit of Planning…

Day 22 of One Zentangle a Day, and it only took me three months to get this far! That’s why I write about the book days rather than calendar days. The book week’s chapter deals with color and talks about … Continue reading

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