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Tangled Tuesday No. 97

It has certainly been a busy – and varied! – week in my little corner of the tangling world, and I’m excited to share a selection of projects I’ve been able to complete since my last post. Happy Tangled Tuesday – hope you enjoy!

Laurel Regan, CZT

If you’re in the Windsor-Essex (Ontario) region, please check out the fall classes I have scheduled through October and November, all of which are open for registration. I’d sure love to see you there!

P.S. – One special class which isn’t listed on my website but IS posted on my registration site and is open to my Introduction to Zentangle graduates is a Tangled Candle Craft evening. (Keep reading this post for a photo of my own tangled candle!) If you’re interested in taking this class, but haven’t yet completed an Introduction to Zentangle class, never fear – there are TWO advertised sessions with seats available between now and the craft night – or if you would prefer individual instruction, I am also available to work with you directly. All kinds of options!

New Tangles

Since my previous Tangled Tuesday post I have learned the following new-to-me tangles.

From TanglePatterns.com:

From Jean Chaney, CZT:

Work in Progress

Guess what? After months of work (and a certain amount of distracted procrastination, truth be told!), all 20 pages of my colouring book-to-be are now DONE! (Yes, finally!) Now comes the not-so-fun part of scanning the pictures and setting up the book for publication, which I am hoping to get done really quickly so it doesn’t make the project drag on a whole lot longer, but more importantly so that the book is ready to be promoted for holiday season sales. Wish me luck!

Finished Projects

Here’s the tangled candle I mentioned earlier in this post. I’m really pleased with how it turned out, and am looking forward to seeing the beautiful creations my students come up with!

Tangled candle

Tangled candle

In between other projects I completed this 6″ x 6″ ZIA.

ZIA 101

ZIA 101

This week’s mail brought me a copy of Time to Tangle with Color by Marie Browning, CZT as well as a package of Tombow Dual Brush Pen Art Markers, so after paging my way through the book I started to experiment with the pens, and this is what emerged.

Zentangle 179

Zentangle 179

Though I had fun creating the piece and playing with the pens, I’m rather uninspired by the end result. Quite honestly, I’m not yet all that comfortable working with colour, and I think it shows! I guess this is something for me to keep on practicing (though I suspect black on white tangling in the original Zentangle fashion will always be my favourite).

Now on to a new week of tangling!

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, visit the Zentangle site to view my CZT profile, and check out my personal/small business website at Laurel Regan, CZT.

And, if you’re interested in having a little piece of my art for yourself, please visit my Ten Thousand Tangles portfolios and shops on ArtofWhere, DeviantArt, Etsy, Redbubble, Society6, Spoonflower, and Zazzle. (Pssst… links to my international Ten Thousand Tangles shops on Zazzle are on my “shop!” page – 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!

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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  • ElaineLK October 11, 2016

    Laurel, I love your color work, and I’m looking forward to seeing and buying a copy of your coloring book when it comes out! Good luck! I’m sure you will finish it on your schedule, just as you’ve done so many other things you’ve planned. I wish I had your persistence.

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