Zentangle

Tangled Pumpkin-Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween!

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Stamp Set: Good Greetings

Ink: Uni-Ball Deluxe Fine pen, Tangelo Twist

Paper: Basic Black, Tangelo Twist, Bristol Vellum

Tangle patterns: Beelight, Cheesecloth and Cadent

Pumpkin was drawn free hand.  Whew!  That was the toughest part of this project as I am terrible at drawing!  Had to surf the internet to get instructions on how to draw a pumpkin. 

Happy Stampin'!

Tangled Pocket Full of Posies

One of my first tangled projects.

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I used the pocket template to practice tangling different designs.  It was the perfect size so it  didn't seem too intimidating.

Here are some of the tangled pockets I came up with.  Any of these could be added to the card.

I'm still learning....

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Supplies Used:

Ink: SU! Basic Black Write Marker, White Gel Pen

Paper: Basic Black, Pistachio Pudding, watercolor paper

Accessories: Scallop Edge Border, Bird Builder and Boho Blossoms punches, rhinestones, green Sharpie pen, Dimensionals

Happy Stampin'!

Zentangle Thank You

I've been enjoying my Zentangle journey!  I try to tangle a little bit each day as I find it very calming.  I still struggle with shading, but I think I am improving somewhat. 

Tangle patterns used for this card: Funls, Cheesecloth, Kelp, A's, Double E's.

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Supplies Used:

Stamp Set: Says it All

Ink: Basic Black, archival pens, pencil

Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, watercolor paper

Accessories: black glimmer brad, blending stump

 

Happy Stampin'!

Tangled Hummingbird

Oh my, I have caught the Zentangle bug!  I seem to do a little bit of tangling each day. 

I created several of these fun cards to send as thank you's to my customers.

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I used a pre-printed sketch of the hummingbird found in the book Art of Zentangle.  I simply copied the sketch image out of the book onto a piece of Vellum Bristol Board paper.  Then, all I had to do was fill in the hummer with tangles.  I would never have been able to draw the hummingbird myself, so I gave myself permission to cheat a little by using the sketch in this wonderful book.  After all, Zentangle is supposed to be soothing, and I just took the stress of drawing right out of the equation!

Supplies Used:

Stamp Set: Teeny Tiny Wishes (for the greeting)

Ink: archival pens, pencil for shading

Paper: Basic Black, Vellum Bristol Board

Accessories: blending stump, Dimensionals

Happy Stampin'!