ZenDoodles March2020

Tru here.

.i dont truly get much time for drawing, but i enjoy circles and curves, so my most-recent doodles are “Cruffles”,
a pattern originated by Sandy Hunter and exhaustively detailed here
>> http://tanglebucket.blogspot.com/2017/03/cruffle-contd.html .
Video is here >> https://youtu.be/gbsHT7E-Dqg .
i need a lot of practice on shading, and have ordered some inexpensive blending tools to help with that,
so i will try shading some of my work when i get a chance.

“Zentangle is a meditative art-based practice that focuses on calm basic strokes, with use of minimal resources.”
(from Zentangle research paper FINAL at https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/1815/5775/files/Zentangle_Research_Paper_Final.pdf?108 ).

“The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns.” (from https://zentangle.com/pages/what-is-the-zentangle-method ).

There are LOADS of Links from blogs to video lessons with patterns and techniques, but some of my favorites are: https://www.wikihow.com/Make-a-Zentangle ; https://tanglepatterns.com/ ;

… and if you are on pinterest, my collection of patterns is here >> https://pin.it/2qs1dLf .

 

. Pattern below is Anti-Dots (with various “beads” on the side, including a few cruffles)

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… and here are some ZenTangle/ ZenDoodle pieces from the past.

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… and from a friend:

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Index for Arts & Crafts at https://truthfulkindness.com/about/life-other/arts-crafts/ .

Tags: art, dementia, doodles, drawing, tangles, zen, zentangles.

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