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Happy Tangleversary to Me!

Exactly two years ago today (that would be June 9, 2013 for those of you keeping track at home!) I opened a new-to-me book (One Zentangle A Day: A 6-Week Course in Creative Drawing for Relaxation, Inspiration, and Fun by Beckah Krahula), learned my very first tangle pattern (“Static”), and promptly fell in love with Zentangle®.

Having the feeling that tangling was going to be my thing, I immediately set up a Tumblr called Ten Thousand Tangles to share my creative journey (the good, the bad, AND the ugly!) with anyone who might be interested… and now here I am, celebrating two years, 584 Tumblr followers, and a whole bunch of learning and creativity along the way.

I can hardly believe it!

I’ll admit, this auspicious day kind of crept up on me – I mean, if I’d realized that my two year tangleversary was actually going to fall on a Tangled Tuesday, I definitely would have tangled something special to mark the day! Since I missed the boat on that one, however, I thought it would be a good opportunity for me to share a small selection of my finished Zentangle-inspired art (ZIA) pieces as a bit of a retrospective.

Hope you enjoy!

ZIA 5

ZIA 5

ZIA 8

ZIA 8

ZIA 10

ZIA 10

ZIA 14

ZIA 14

ZIA 15

ZIA 15

ZIA 22

ZIA 22

ZIA 24

ZIA 24

ZIA 34

ZIA 34

And now, onward… to many more years of tangling joy!

P.S.

The Zentangle® Method was created by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas and is copyrighted. Zentangle® is a registered trademark of Zentangle, Inc. Learn more at zentangle.com.

Previous posts in this series are all tagged Tangled Tuesday.

For background on how I discovered and got involved in Zentangle, and links to further information and resources, check out my blog post For the love of tangling.

You can browse my entire tangle gallery at Ten Thousand Tangles.

And, if you’re interested in having a little piece of my art for yourself, please click on the GoFundMe button below for more information and also visit my Ten Thousand Tangles shops on Society6 and Zazzle. (Pssst… links to my international Ten Thousand Tangles shops on Zazzle are in the Alphabet Salad sidebar – just click on the appropriate flag and you’ll get to the place you need to be!)

How have you been creative this week?
Please share!

NaBloPoMo May 2015

Laurel Storey, CZT – Certified Zentangle Teacher. Writer, reader, tangler, iPhoneographer, cat herder, learner of French and Italian, crocheter, needle felter, on-and-off politics junkie, 80s music trivia freak, ongoing work in progress.

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