Zentangle,  Zentangle Inspired Art


Today I did my first zentangle.  It was fun.  It reminded me of the doodles I used to make in class when I was bored out of my mind.  I unfortunately didn’t have any good pens.  I used a black sharpie ultra fine point marker.  Which isn’t good since it bleeds. One thing I noticed is it makes my hand quite unhappy so I probably won’t be able to do them quite often.  My zentangle isn’t the standard size of 3 1/2 inch square.  I have seen many in larger sizes so I did mine on a 5×7 inch heavy cardstock. Next time I will try to do it on the standard size.  I plan on reading more on zentangles over the next week.

I also just found a website that does challenges with zentangles.  The website is called I am the Diva.  They are currently on Challenge #34 so I am a bit behind.  I will probably start with the next challenge and might catch up on the others slowly. If I continue doing them I will need to buy better pens.

And now I present to you my first zentangle…tada!

*Update – This is actually considered a Zentangle Inspired Art since its not on a 3.5 inch tile.  So it doesn’t really count for my 32 Things by 32.  However the ones done the day after this do count. Click here for those.

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