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Tuesday, 31 January 2017
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Friday, 27 January 2017
Thursday, 26 January 2017
Wednesday, 25 January 2017
Wow, 300 weekly challenges by The Diva! Congratulations and many thanks, Laura.
January appears to be a busy month to me, which means I'm quite behind when it comes to the Zenuari challenges. So again, I combined Laura and Anoeska ;-) which means I've been tangling the Moebius Syndrome Foundation's logo as my string (Laura) on a 3Z tile (Anoeska) on a purple background (Laura).
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Monday, 23 January 2017
Handlettering: it looks so nice and it could really be something for me to do. But... I'm already hooked on zentangle and I don't have more time for creative 'expeditions'. So, it's nice to give it a try, for once ;-)
Sunday, 22 January 2017
Friday, 20 January 2017
Our mission is to find some kitchen 'clutter' that we can use to trace the shape of with pencil, to create a string. Funny idea!
I found an travel opener for beer bottels (I don't even like beer! ;-) ) in my drawer, which formed a great string. The patterns I've used are Footlights, Fe-Ba and Tipple.
Thursday, 19 January 2017
This week, again I'm combining the Diva challenge with a Zenuari prompt. I want to participate in both, and since the flew took some of my tangling days and time (amongst others ;-) ) I find this a 'peaceful' solution ;-)
Laura likes us to use the pattern Drawing (new to me) and Anoeska asks us to draw a tile with only 'new to me' tangles, so here we are! Next to Drawing I drew Flee: together they look like some funny flying objects to me. Thanks for the inspiration ladies, and thank you for visiting my blog. Your comments brighten my day :-)
Wednesday, 18 January 2017
We're making a duo-colored Zentangle drawing today. Not my cup of tea (I find it hard to shade and creating a nice composition is much harder to me). But: of course I gave it a try :-)
The patterns I've used are Flutterbud, Inbloom and Leeter.
Tuesday, 17 January 2017
Escher is an artist I really admire, and knowing I'll never come even close to what he created (!), I decided to let his work inspire me.
The patterns I used are Cubine, Beelight, Widgets and variations of these tangles.
Saturday, 14 January 2017
To be able to participate in all those challenges, I'll sometimes use 1 entry for 2 challenges. This time, I'll combine Zenuari ('Monotangle') and Crea-cross ('Frozen'), which results in a frozen Monotangle made of the tangle pattern Frost Flower. The heart shaped string is to thank Anoeska and my namesake Ilse for their challenges!
Anoeska likes us to us graphite as an important part of our tile, not just for shadowing. I was curious to see what happens when I use black in one part of the tile, and graphite in another part.
In the end, I believe I prefer black to darken some parts of the tile, because it looks more dramatic. Apparently I'm quite a drama Queen ;-)))
Friday, 13 January 2017
Thanks to Zenuari, January is a busy month when it comes to tangling ;-) I always like Joey's challenges, so I'll try to fit it in in my zentangle schedule ;-) And yes, keeping the zen-feeling is my main goal :-)
So, I'm joining in for the second week of a series of Alphabet ZIA strings, with the letter B. Joey started it with the tangle B-Twixt and I put other B-tangles to it: Barberpole, Bales and B-twined.
Thursday, 12 January 2017
Tuesday, 10 January 2017
Monday, 9 January 2017
This morning I was wondering about the choice I had to make. This month, I'm participating in Anoeska's Zenuari, which means (almost) 1 tile a day. But: today Laura would be back with her Diva challenge, and today I don't have time to do two tiles.
So, I was pleasantly surprised to discover I could combine these two challenge! A labyrinth string filled with Orbs-la-Dee t would be! :-)) I added some 'Birds on a Wire', a new-to-me tangle. Thank you ladies, for challenging me this way!
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Sunday, 8 January 2017
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Friday, 6 January 2017
Thursday, 5 January 2017
One of my new year's resolutions ;-) is to participate in a new challenge: Crea-Cross. Every week on Thursday there is a new theme and we can be creative with it in any way. Obviously I'll be tangling ;-) but it will be nice to see what other people create in their favorite expression of art.
This week's theme is 'New' and for some reason I had to think of a star. So here it is: