A New Challenge

I planned to work on my Zentangle pattern collection this year (and I still will), but it’s not motivating me to create art. So, I went lookin’ for something to do.

I found this challenge (Zen-Untangled 2020) to create a book of step-outs for official Zentangle patterns, plus a little fun with strings and using those patterns.

I grabbed a sketchbook and started working on week one’s assignment (I’ll eventually catch up). Here’s one of my favorite patterns. It’s so simple, but it can look really elegant and you can use it in a zillion different ways.

And here is a “Z” string and the assigned four patterns.

Zen-Untangled 2020 – Week 1
patterns: avreal, eye-wa, florz, & ix
materials: sketchbook, micron, & pencil

2 Comments on “A New Challenge”

  1. I’m so pleased to see you’re joining in with this. It’s wonderful working with the core tangles. I’m looking forward to seeing what you do with them as you always distill things to such an elegant essence.

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