Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Zentangle "Eyes Wide Shut" Challenge

I have taken upon myself to seriously consider keeping my hands busy drawing this year…





This Zentangle was just completed. I happened across a blog, through this flickr group, then blog challenge




I really like the way the drawings look through my Hipstamatic app on my iPhone.

Here is the beginning of the drawing...




I started to fill it in before remembering to take a pic (oops!).





And completed…




I think I will free up some new inspirations with all these drawing classes (Drawing Lab 2011) and picking up Zentangle...

-- Pictures Taken With & Posted From My iPhone

15 comments:

  1. Hi Marsha,
    this is the blog where I first stumbled upon Zentangles...
    http://openseedarts.blogspot.com/

    Have you seen it already? :)

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  2. I just love the Zentangles. I could really get into something like that. I will be looking into those sites you mentioned. Have you started drawing cats? I have. They went from stick figures to more 'realistic' (at least for me) and back to stick figures. I think I do stick figures best. I look forward to seeing what you are drawing!
    Enjoy the day!
    Erin

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  3. Marsha, I have just spent a delightful hour roaming the zentangel web. I love this technique. One of my favourite things to do is draw rather random patterns. In fact I have been in trouble in more than one meeting for losing myself in a pattern rather than paying attention. Thanks for this. I didn't know it had a name. I'm off now to grab some paper and pens.

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  4. Hey! Thanks for joining the challenge! Your tile looks great! welcome to the wide world of zentangle!

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  5. Very nice! Your grid-pattern is stunning. Reminds me of folklore and tapestry of the Inkas or Mayas (?).

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  6. Oooh, I really like your patterns here - that tiny area where it looks like rings around the um string? and the pattern on the right which has the bow ties at the cross section in your grid...lovely!

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  7. Glad you have discovered Zentangle, I think there is a bit of happy dancing in your creation!

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  8. Nice job! I often admire your work and consider it a "must stop" at all the big shows...

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  9. Great results. I sometimes forget to take photos before continuing too. I think it's the excitement to continue on....it fuzzies up the brain.

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  10. It's fun to see how you started to fill your string. The result is beautiful.

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  11. Very nice - looks like there's a gentle breeze blowing through.

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  12. ♥ it, Marsha! I love that grid tangle design on the right. It looks Egyptian to me... or possibly like some beautiful middle eastern tile mosaic pattern. Great ZT. =)

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