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Border tangles and greyhound collars

scratch art with border patterns

Just a quickie post this week.. My entry in this week’s Diva Challenge  is also a sample to show my after school program kids next week, as we’ll be working with scratch art.. This week’s challenge comes from the Official … Continue reading

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Squares and Frames and Tiles, oh my!

Metallic and Color on Black

It’s funny how the simplest of Zentangle string ideas can help nudge out that extra zap of creative spark that’s been lurking dormant.    So it was this week, when I first looked at the the diva’s challenge, “Hip to … Continue reading

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Tangled Ornaments & some Diva Dancing

Octahedron ornament, with Diva Dance tangles

Last night Ann and I taught a lively Tangled Ornaments class at Main Street Arts in Saxton’s River.   It was especially exciting as we had some new tangles to show our students..  in particular the new “Diva Dance” tangles that … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Ganesh

Tangled Ganesh

I’m just beginning to incorporate more representational images into my Zentangle-inspired artwork… Thanks to Dilip Patel, CZT#9,  for the invitation to submit a tangled Ganesha,  remover of obstacles, to his wonderful Z-Ganesha project.   Head on over to his blog … Continue reading

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Home, Sweet, Vermont

Home-Sweet-Vermont

This week’s Zentangle challenge prompt over at iamthedivaczt.blogspot.com was more of a general theme musing on how we interpret “home”. For me, home is the state I live in –  it’s a state of mind, a state of being. And … Continue reading

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“Fortune Teller” – Challenge #64

Challenge #64 Fortune  Teller

I couldn’t resist this week’s challenge at iamthedivaczt.blogspot.com – another “common string” challenge where we’re all invited to work with the same string. This one is fairly simple, in that you basically make an X string across the tile, and … Continue reading

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‘Fengle’ play

fengle challenge

This week’s Zentangle challenge over at the iamthedivaczt blog was all about the newly released to the public tangle,  “Fengle“.   As a CZT, I’d had a chance to play with this pattern for a couple of months ahead,  but I … Continue reading

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More tangling with Sanibelle…

challenge# 57 - sanibelle

This morning I awoke to check the latest challenge from iamthedivaczt.blogspot.com..   using existing tangles,  and was delighted to see the challenge was to use the tangle ‘Sanibelle’ from Tricia Faraone, CZT,  a lovely, feminine and organic tangle that is as … Continue reading

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Left hand tangling..

challenge56 non-dominant hand

The tangle challenge over at the iamthedivaczt blog  this week was a repeat of one of my favorites so far,  and one I believe all students should at least see..   to tangle with your non-dominant hand.  When I did this … Continue reading

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Challenge #27 “Duo-tangle”

Dex/Verdigogh Challenge #27

I have to admit that the iamthediva’s Challenge #27 of using the Zentangle® patterns Dex and Verdigogh was indeed a challenge for me!   Especially using the “Dex” tangle pattern..  one I have not been terribly fond of..  perhaps it’s … Continue reading

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