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TangleTangleTangle
Los Angeles
Give me pen and paper, and I can entertain myself for days.
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This is part of the Curious Garden series I am working on. Here is the sketch in process. Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2016 at Tangle Tangle Tangle
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I drew all weekend long. Finished a couple of pieces and started some new ones. Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2016 at Tangle Tangle Tangle
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I love drawing by hand, but I also love to use PhotoShop. So many times I combine the two. Here is an example. The color textures come from a digital scrapbook kit I bought a couple of years ago. Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2016 at Tangle Tangle Tangle
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I have done a couple of larger pieces in the last few weeks. This one is 11" x 14". Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2016 at Tangle Tangle Tangle
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Kept busy during a four hour training meeting at work. I dropped some digital scrapbook paper behind the drawing to give it some color. Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2016 at Tangle Tangle Tangle
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After my book released and my two art shows were completed, I took a break. I had "drawers block." My imagination was dormant. Instead, I started reading and reading and reading. I guess I was making up for all the years I never cracked a book. One day I forced... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2016 at Tangle Tangle Tangle
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MUSHROOM GUY...moves quietly along the forest floor. Makes not one sound as he inventories the early morning new growth. Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2016 at Tangle Tangle Tangle
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I have been into "collection drawing" lately. I have been drawing buildings of LA, all of my restaurant receipts, rabbits I find on Google image search, coins of the world. Strange I know, but it is a lot of fun. When I came across the Zentangle drawing below that I... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2015 at Tangle Tangle Tangle
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From my book, Tangled Up! Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2015 at Tangle Tangle Tangle
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Yesterday, I received the email message and photos below. What a wonderful surprise. Thank you Hana and Sarka! Dear Penny, We follow your blog Tangle, tangle,tangle with a big pleasure. Thank you very much for your inspiration and photos. Your book(we have bought it :-)),pictures and photos in your blog... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2015 at Tangle Tangle Tangle
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Can't stop making patterns for fabric. Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2015 at Tangle Tangle Tangle
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For years friends have told me I should apply my designs to fabric. Sounded good to me, but I knew I would have to master Adobe Illustrator first. The program is on my computer and the few times I opened it, I immediately closed it. Illustrator is a monster program,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2015 at Tangle Tangle Tangle
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I am trying different color palettes. Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2015 at Tangle Tangle Tangle
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making patterns using Adobe Illustrator Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2015 at Tangle Tangle Tangle
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This is Quartie. He loves to dance, but can be quite shy. Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2015 at Tangle Tangle Tangle
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My first French magazine article! This just makes me giggle. I would have never imagined this even a year ago. Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2015 at Tangle Tangle Tangle
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For the last three months, I have been at full speed preparing for two art show and the launch of my second book. The madness is over, and I can go back to drawing again. Here are two drawings that I did this weekend sitting leisurely on my couch. I... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2015 at Tangle Tangle Tangle
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I have an art show at the Quincy Gallery in St. Francis, Kansas. It opened on May 3 and will run through the end of June. If you have a chance, check it out. Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2015 at Tangle Tangle Tangle
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I am opening my studio on Saturday from 4-6 p.m. to the public. Come by for a visit and see what it is like to live and work in an art studio. Here is my "tangled wall." My ceilings are high and my knees hurt from all the ladder climbing,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2015 at Tangle Tangle Tangle
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I will be celebrating the release of my book on April 18. If you are in the Los Angeles area and would like an invitation, please let me know and I will email one to you. Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2015 at Tangle Tangle Tangle
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After six months of drawing and editing, my second book is ready to release April 1, 2015. The 128 page book, Tangled Up! is full of ways to tangle butterflies, bugs, monsters, fish, and flowers simply by using easy to draw patterns. The whimsical style is great for both children and adults Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2015 at Tangle Tangle Tangle
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I was asked to sign books at the CHA Convention in Anaheim this weekend. What fun! My first book signing. Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2015 at Tangle Tangle Tangle
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Finished this one over the weekend. And then I added a blue digital background. Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2014 at Tangle Tangle Tangle
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Meet Mr. "I am having a bad day. Leave me alone. I need coffee now." Grumpy Fish. Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2014 at Tangle Tangle Tangle
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If I still sent out Christmas cards, I would think about using my drawing to make them. Instead, he can live here on my blog. Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2014 at Tangle Tangle Tangle