The Journey Continues

 I’m slowly working my way through “One Zentangle a Day” for this fifth-anniversary of getting into Zentangle (see last post).   This time around I’m going a lot slower, doing other tiles in between, and (so far) trying the ‘extra’...

Can’t Stop Now!

  Five years ago, I picked up One Zentangle a Day by Beckah Krahula and I haven’t stopped tangling since.  I’ve told this story many times before, so I won’t reiterate it here (you can find out more here). Now in 2020, it’s time to go back to the beginning for...

Great Gifts to Tangle

The other day I was shopping at my local Michaels store.  (I was looking for something else entirely, but then anyone who is an artist or crafter will know that story! ) If you’re looking for some gift ideas, either the last minute, or take-your-time kind, I came...

Are we having fun yet?

When I’m teaching a tangle pattern like Printemps or Tipple, I often ask my students, “How do you know when you’ve drawn enough of them?  When you don’t want to draw any more!” There are two reasons for this – one is that this encourages you to listen to your artist’s...

Inkidoodles, anyone?

If you’re the kind of person who learns by watching you can’t go wrong following Melinda Barlow’s YouTube videos. You can find them on YouTube or through her Inkidoodles site. I like her calm and quiet way of talking you through what she’s tangling, and her simple...