This week in art

A new portrait this week, as well as two mandalas.

Similar to the portrait I did last week, this painting started with a photo from Pixabay, with textures and framing added in iColorama, finally blended with one of my colourful backgrounds in Procreate.

Digital portrait

These are two mandalas created in iOrnament and coloured in Procreate.

Digital mandala

Here you can see the mandala before and after shading and highlighting.

Digital mandala - before shading

Digital mandala - after shading

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Weekly Roundup #328

Colouring books

CHALLENGES, TEMPLATES, COMMUNITIES, FOCUSES

Connections and Collaborations 7.10.2017 by Ann Grasso
It's a String Thing #204 by Adele Bruno
Joey's weekly tangle challenge #174
Pattern Collections String #42
Weekly Challenge #325: "Peanuckle" by guest Jessica Davies
Weekly Challenge #104: W-X-Y by Diane and Carolien

FACEBOOK GROUPS and PAGES

Elatorium: Daily New Challenges
Monotangle Adventures Challenges
Pattern Collections Daily Pattern Focus
Square One™: Purely Zentangle® Weekly Focus: Blocked
Zentangle All Around: Tangle It! Journal Study and other challenges
Zentangle Tangled & Journaled, Too! Little Summer Project

PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS, REVIEWS, GIVEAWAYS

Pattern-collections Give-away: Tangle-It! Planner!

SHOW & TELL

My week in art by Geneviève Crabe
Fabulous Fabriano Part X - The Finale! by Adele Bruno
Tangle Exploration - Showgirl by Nancy Dawes
Welcome CZT 29 by Zentangle
Zen Photos by Caren Mlot


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TANGLES and PATTERNS

Pattern Collections - New Videos This Week

Add-A-Tri by Linda Rea
Almond by Linda Rea
Amboleo by Silke Wagner
Blinded by the Light by Linda Rea
Cat-a-line by Erika Kehlet
Clover Leaf by Linda Rea
Cool posies by Linda Rea
Crazy Eyes by Linda Rea
Diamond Leaf Plant by Sandra Strait
Dominoes by Linda Rea
Eyesi by Smita Toke
Fairy Wings by Linda Rea
Feather Love by Linda Rea
Flower Bar by Linda Rea
Pearl Gift by Linda Rea
Phil-agrees by Kam Pelikys
Satellite by Linda Rea
Shield Chain by Linda Rea
Stay inside the box by Linda Rea
Strange sights by Linda Rea
Stuck Around by Linda Rea
Toadstool by Linda Rea
Trespirales by Diana Marshall
Twisted Corners by Alexandra Cortez Diaz
Vine staff by Linda Rea
Water logged by Linda Rea
Weave around by Linda Rea

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This week in art

This week, I created some new digital paintings using iColorama as well as other apps.

This painting started with a photo from Pixabay, with texture added in iColorama, finally blended with one of my colourful backgrounds in Procreate.

Digital painting

If you remember last week's post, I took some of the iOrnament mandalas I had processed with iColorama, and layered them with colour in Procreate.

Digital mandala

Digital mandala

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Weekly Roundup #327

Tangle Organizers

CHALLENGES, TEMPLATES, COMMUNITIES, FOCUSES

It's a String Thing #202 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It's a String Thing #203 by Adele Bruno
Joey's weekly tangle challenge #173
Pattern Collections String #41
Weekly Challenge #324: "Tangled Heart" by guest Jessica Davies
Weekly Challenge #102: Q-R-S by Diane and Carolien
Weekly Challenge #103: T-U-V by Diane and Carolien

FACEBOOK GROUPS and PAGES

Elatorium: Daily New Challenges
Monotangle Adventures Challenges
Pattern Collections Daily Pattern Focus
Square One™: Purely Zentangle® Weekly Focus: Fluxecho
Zentangle All Around: Tangle It! Journal Study and other challenges
Zentangle Tangled & Journaled, Too! Little Summer Project

PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS, REVIEWS, GIVEAWAYS

Review & Giveaway-BD Comics Manga Storyboard Pad by Sandra Strait
Review - Clairefontaine Goldline Multi-techniques Sketchbook by Sandra Strait
Showgirl Companion eBook by Eni Oken

TUTORIALS

Fairchild Company Dingbatz Gone Wild by Melinda Barlow
New moonstone tutorial by Amanda Rose Rambo
Shaping Your Landscape Step-by-Step by Sandra Strait

SHOW & TELL

My week in art by Geneviève Crabe
Fabulous Fabriano Part IX by Adele Bruno
Hex 7 fragments by Betsy Wilson
How do I finish this tile? by Lynn Mead
The Fairy Lane properties, Nos. 1-5 by Margaret Bremner
Welcome CZT 28! from Zentangle blog


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TANGLES and PATTERNS

Pattern Collections - New Videos This Week

Bolus by Anita Kieboom
Dust-Devil by Debra Bryan
Freni by Smita Toke
Heron by Sandra Strait
I See U by Linda Rea
One-eyed by Cyndi Anderson
PS23 by Susan Pundt
Sp'ray too by Debra Bryan
Sprouted Pearls by Linda Rea
Thistly Plant by Sandra Strait
Trilad by Laura Liu
Two-Faced by Linda Rea

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This week in art

In my digital art, I play with a variety of special effects apps, which are design to work on photos. But I wondered what they would do with line art, like mandala. Here is the original mandala created in iOrnament:

mandala

And here are a few examples, using iColorama, Super Photo, and Tangled FX apps.

mandala

mandala

mandala

mandala

mandala

mandala

mandala

mandala

mandala

mandala

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Weekly Roundup #326

Tangle Organizers

CHALLENGES, TEMPLATES, COMMUNITIES, FOCUSES

It's a String Thing #201 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It's a String Thing #202 by Adele Bruno
Joey's weekly tangle challenge #172
Pattern Collections String #40
Weekly Challenge #323: "Create a tile that reflects your home" by Laura Harms

FACEBOOK GROUPS and PAGES

Elatorium: Daily New Challenges
Monotangle Adventures Challenges
Pattern Collections Daily Pattern Focus
Square One™: Purely Zentangle® Weekly Focus: Coffeecups
Zentangle All Around: Tangle It! Journal Study and other challenges
Zentangle Tangled & Journaled, Too! Little Summer Project

PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS, REVIEWS, GIVEAWAYS

Ribbon Showgirl Video by Eni Oken

SHOW & TELL

My week in art by Geneviève Crabe
Fabulous Fabriano Part VIII by Adele Bruno
One year on YouTube! Part 1, Part 2 by Dawn
Pattern-collections artist focus: Linda Rea


SUPPORT THE WEEKLY ROUNDUP

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TANGLES and PATTERNS

Pattern Collections - New Videos This Week

4-Corner Corolla by Susie Ngamsuwan
Bell 3 Plant by Sandra Strait
Betwix’d by Cyndi Anderson
Chaist by Yvette
Companion by Carrie Liao
Cross-Ur-Heart by Jenna Black
KalidoCombo by Sandra Strait
Lisbon Fragment by Henrike Bratz
Opia by Jane Nichols
Peacock 3 Plant by Sandra Strait
Penguin Family by Sandra Strait
Pub Carpet #6 by Neil Burley

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This week in art

I've been missing mandalas, so I worked on a couple of them this week.
The first two are the same mandala with different colours.

Digital mandala

Digital mandala

Digital mandala

 

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Weekly Roundup #325

Tangle Organizers

CHALLENGES, TEMPLATES, COMMUNITIES, FOCUSES

Connections and Collaborations 6.28.2017 by Ann Grasso
It's a String Thing #200 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It's a String Thing #201 by Adele Bruno
Joey's weekly tangle challenge #171
Pattern Collections String #39
Weekly Challenge #322: "Trying Aquafleur" by Laura Harms
Weekly Challenge #101: N-O-P by Diane and Carolien

FACEBOOK GROUPS and PAGES

Elatorium: Daily New Challenges
Monotangle Adventures Challenges
Pattern Collections Daily Pattern Focus
Pattern Collections Go-To Pattern Library part 14
Square One™: Purely Zentangle® Weekly Focus: Camreap
Zentangle All Around: Tangle It! Journal Study and other challenges
Zentangle Tangled & Journaled, Too! Little Summer Project

PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS, REVIEWS, GIVEAWAYS

The Black and White Journal - Giveaway by Stephanie Jennifer

SHOW & TELL

My week in art by Geneviève Crabe
Fantasy Landscapes Seuss Style - Hopefully 🙂 by Alice Hendon
New website: Musterquelle
Zentangle Village
ZIA Ideas: Deciduous trees by Margaret Bremner


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TANGLES and PATTERNS

Pattern Collections - New Videos This Week

Basic Shapes by Sandra Strait
Cirli by Diana Linsse
Flipple Plant 3 by Sandra Strait
Holiday-Flower by Nicole Dreyer
Jocund by Lianne Woods
Necklace by Elena Lebedeva
Poodle Plant 3 by Sandra Strait
Scribble Plant 3 by Sandra Strait
Talon by Gloria Lenzen
Tint by Henrike Bratz

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This week in art

This week, I have been playing with an iPad app called MetaBrush. This app has many cool artistic features, but the one I am focusing on allows you to create great textures, following this tutorial by the wonderful Teresa Lunt.

Here are some of my first attempts at MetaBrush textures. The image on the left is the source image I used, and on the right is the texture I created. You can click on each image for a larger view.

The first three are based on textures from Pixabay, a royalty-free image site.

This one is based on one of my painted papers.

This one is based on a free image from the Hubble Telescope website.

Finally, for these two, I used photos of my bead embroidery.

Much more to come!

 

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Weekly Roundup #324

Tangle Organizers

CHALLENGES, TEMPLATES, COMMUNITIES, FOCUSES

It's a String Thing #198 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It's a String Thing #199 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It's a String Thing #200 by Adele Bruno
Joey's weekly tangle challenge #170
Weekly Challenge #321: "Non Dominant - Aura Challenge" by Laura Harms
Weekly Challenge #100: K-L-M by Diane and Carolien

FACEBOOK GROUPS and PAGES

Elatorium: Daily New Challenges
Monotangle Adventures Challenges
Pattern Collections Daily Pattern Focus
Pattern Collections Go-To Pattern Library part 13
Square One™: Purely Zentangle® Weekly Focus: Flez
Zentangle All Around: I Dare You Fantasy Landscape
Zentangle Tangled & Journaled, Too! Little Summer Project

PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS, REVIEWS, GIVEAWAYS

The Great Zentangle® Book - Review by Sandra Strait

TUTORIALS

Distress Oxides - It's a New Thing by Alice Hendon

SHOW & TELL

My week in art by Geneviève Crabe
A-Z Journal - C (for Crumpled Roses) by Helen Williams
Be a Sponge by Ann Grasso
Fabulous Fabriano Part VII by Adele Bruno
Hex 6 fragments by Betsy Wilson
The Practice of Zentangle & Aura Tips by Cris Letourneau
Twisted Rope in Pink by Eni Oken
Unexpected Outcomes from Zentangle blog


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TANGLES and PATTERNS

Pattern Collections - New Videos This Week

Beebug by Sarah Fowler
Camreap by Malaysian CZT team
C-Perfs by Adele Bruno
Cave Pony by Sandra Strait
Fat Birds by Sandra Strait
Hearts 4 G by Anita Aspfors Westin
Nobbles by Jane Nichols
Olluan by Tina Hunziker
Pub Carpet #5 by Neil Burley
Spiralinka, Kristilis by Melissa Sansom
S-Pod by Alena Light

 

 

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