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Penny Raile
I like to collect stuff, make stuff and someday sell stuff.
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I love tangling butterflies. I believe you have done a few yourself.
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I have moved my Zentangles to their own blog site. You can see all of these posts plus new posts from now on at: www.TangleTangleTangle.tyepad.com Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2010 at tangle, tangle, tangle
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Zentangle fantasy garden using patterns: Myst, Striping, Verdigogh (official Zentangle patterns). The Striping pattern did not work well with this piece, but I decided to go ahead and post it. Color was added with digital scrapbook paper. I have done lots of Fantasy Gardens over the last few years. You... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2010 at tangle, tangle, tangle
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Flux is my very favorite pattern of all. I used it exclusively on a mandala section for the ARTbar in Santa Ana, California. This is an original pattern created by the founders of Zentangle, Maria Thomas and Rick Roberts. You will see many variations of the pattern which is what... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2010 at tangle, tangle, tangle
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I have been working on a large (11" x 14") tangle with tiny, tiny patterns. It is taking me forever. To give myself a break, I drew this one last night just to keep me sane. The color was added with digital scrapbook paper. Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2010 at tangle, tangle, tangle
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Finally back to tangling. Too many distractions in life. I enjoyed doing this one sitting on my couch with my cat J.J. Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2010 at tangle, tangle, tangle
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What does it mean to be a Certified Zentangle Teacher? First of all, there is only a hand full of CZTs in the country - around 150. Those individuals have completed the workshop held by Maria Thomas and Rick Roberts, founders of Zentangle. They have studied the patterns and practices... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2010 at tangle, tangle, tangle
Maria Thomas and Rick Roberts created Zentangle several years ago after Rick noticed how calm, relaxed and focused Maria was while working on a lettering art piece. It is best to hear them tell their own story and read about them on their web site at www.zentangle.com. Here though, I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2010 at tangle, tangle, tangle
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Here is another "classic" Zentangle. I love drawing these on the airplane or while waiting at the doctor's office. The meditative aspect of Zentangles has helped reduce my fear of flying and stops me from yelling at my doctor for keeping me waiting for hours. Seriously, knowing that I always... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2010 at tangle, tangle, tangle
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A "classic" Zentangle is drawn on a 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 paper tile. Using a pencil, draw a dot in each corner of the tile about 1/4" from the edge. Connect the dots to create a border. Then draw a "string" inside the borders creating four or five random... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2010 at tangle, tangle, tangle
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Many years ago, I stumbled across the word Zentangle in a blog. Whatever I read and whatever I saw, took me immediately to the the official Zentangle web site. Not being one to stop and read instructions, I jumped in immediately with pen and paper. Those first few Zentangles were... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2010 at tangle, tangle, tangle
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