Sunday, April 30, 2017

Linking and Flowing

Connecting, linking and flowing tangles together can be quite a challenge. Once you have collected a good bank of tangles it's fun to play around and see which ones fit together. 

Remember to always draw you string with a pencil so you can cross over and flow easily.

This Renaissance Opus tile was quite an adventure, starting with a spiral of noom filled with a (hop-on-top) crescent moon which flowed into a tangleation of rixty tied together with mak-rah-mee which then linked into squill. Auraknot fitted into the space made by squill and a gem cyme flower balanced the shape on the other side. Tripoli then fitted into the petals. More mak-rah-mee with mooka ties and the rixty tangleation spills from the bottom right. The top border was actually drawn last.

Hope that explanation helps with your connections. Have fun!

For the highlights I used the gold Gelly-Roll pen and white charcoal pencil.







Class in Hobart at the KickStart Arts Centre



Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Earth Day



Where would the earth be without the glorious sunshine? No warmth, no growth, no life.
We have been extremely fortunate the last couple of weeks to have been able to enjoy the most wonderful autumn weather. I just had to pop outside to take this photo before the evening sun dipped below the hills.

Thank you sunshine!
Thank you Earth!



Saturday, April 22, 2017

Coffee, Tea, or Me

The Diva's Weekly Challenge #312: "Coffee, Tea, or Me!"

Big decision ......coffee, tea or let's go spicy with some splotches of turmeric!
A quick paste of turmeric and water and splat, no splashes though, it was a bit thick. Love the colour, it reminded me of daisy centres so they blossomed into blooms just for the northern hemisphere spring.


This Opus tile was inspired by last weeks challenge of a circle and square string.

White Opus Tile

An idea for Mother's Day.
Up until Mother's Day with every purchase of
'Today I Will Tangle' I will include a free Mother's Day card.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Circle Square String Theory

The Diva's Weekly Challenge #311: "Circle Square String Theory"

It's Easter time and I just saw a baby rabbit peeping through my sun room window.

May you be safe, well, happy, creative and calm.



Thursday, April 6, 2017

Frunky

The Diva's Weekly Challenge #310 "UMT Frunky by Katharina Königsbauer-Kolb"

There is always time to feel the beat and fool about with funky frunky!!



Yesterday I enjoyed a wonderful tangling time with my lovely cousin, Christine. We practiced layers, shading, light and zengems while chatting, laughing and feeling good to be alive!!

 Opus Renaissance tile

Friday, March 31, 2017

Noom

The Diva's Weekly Challenge #309: "New Official Tangle: Noom"

Cheers to the new (tangle) noom! If you haven't tried it yet, check out the Zentangle Newsletter here. It's a lovely border  tangle....... actually it can fit anywhere.


Opus white tile

 

Monday, March 27, 2017

Tied Together

A white Opus tile which started with a small circle in the centre then grew and grew.

You will find this tile 'For Sale' with 3 of my latest Opus tiles here on my Etsy Shop site.