New Website!

Because of my changing interest, I have decided to re-boot my website. You will find the new website at www.amarylliscreations.com.

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Digital paintings

This week I have been creating some new digital paintings. This first one was done in iColorama and Metabrush.

Abstract

This is the first in a series of abstracts based on tangle patterns. This one is based on a pattern called Membranart by Tomás Padrós.

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This one is based on the Echo Lines techniques by Eni Oken, using one of my metallic textures.

Abstract

And this is another piece in Tricia Dewey’s Framed Botanicals class. I found this photo on Pixabay of a hand holding a photo frame, and I thought it would work for a class painting.

Framed Botanicals

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Digital paintings from online class part 3

Here are a few more paintings I created as part of the online class Framed Botanicals by Tricia Dewey.

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digital painting

digital painting

In this painting, I used a photo of my grandmother in place of a botanical object.

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Abstract Digital Paintings

Here are some new abstract digital paintings. I’m playing with lines, colour, and texture.

Abstract Abstract Abstract

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Creating art with my Digital Papers part 4

The images below are digital paintings created using digital papers from my Sets 9 and 12.

If you are creating artwork with my digital papers, and you would like me to include it in a blog post, you can contact me on this page. If you are on Instagram, Twitter, or Pinterest, please tag your work with the #digitalpapersbygenevieve hashtag.

You can see all my digital papers by clicking here.
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The papers from Set 9 are designed especially for tangling, with textured backgrounds and shapes with colours from the background. Here is an example on which I drew some simple mandalas.

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This is a mandala I created in iOrnament, layered in Procreate on a background from Set 12.

mandala

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The Ultimate Weekly Roundup Link Collection eBook

The Ultimate Weekly Roundup Link Collection
a resource for pattern drawing artists

This final eBook features links from seven years of the Weekly Roundup. It contains, in one convenient place:

  • over 6,200 links to pattern step-outs and videos,
  • around 350 links to tutorials and other interesting content in 16 categories, culled from all 344 Weekly Roundups.

In your PDF reader, you can search for a pattern name, or a pattern designer’s name. Patterns are listed in alphabetical order of pattern name, great for those challenges that require you to use patterns whose name starts with a particular letter.

The eBook doesn’t contain the patterns themselves, just web links to them.
Click here to download a free sample.

Cost of the eBook is USD$6.49, payable with PayPal.
The eBook is in PDF format which can be read on most computers, smartphones, or tablets.

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Digital paintings from online class part 2

I am still working on the online class Framed Botanicals by Tricia Dewey.

Here are four more paintings based on my own backgrounds, and photos of botanicals from Pixabay. I created the first one in honour of Remembrance Day, November 11th.

botanical digital painting

botanical digital painting

botanical digital painting

botanical digital painting

 

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Weekly Roundup #344

I want to thank everyone who sent heartwarming comments via the blog, email, and Facebook.

This will be the last roundup in this form. In the next week I will be working on assembling the eBook that will contain links to all the patterns and videos I collected in seven years of weekly roundups, and more!

The eBook will be available here on Friday, November 17th.


CHALLENGES, TEMPLATES, COMMUNITIES, FOCUSES

It’s a String Thing #218 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It’s a String Thing #219 by Adele Bruno
Joey’s weekly tangle challenge #190
Pattern Collections String #56
Weekly Challenge #340: “UMT Wibble” by Laura Harms

FACEBOOK GROUPS and PAGES

Elatorium: Daily New Challenges
Fun & Easy Landscapes Weekly Challenge
Monotangle Adventures Challenges
Pattern Collections Daily Pattern Focus
Shading Zentangle Challenge #103
Square One™: Purely Zentangle® Weekly Focus: Tipple
Zentangle All Around: Tangle It! Journal Study and other challenges
Zentangle Tangled & Journaled, Too! Little Zen Menu

PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS, REVIEWS, GIVEAWAYS

Digital Papers

Giveaway-Hahnemühle YouTangle.art Tiles for Tangling by Sandra Strait
Hahnemühle Cézanne Hot Pressed Watercolor Block Review by Sandra Strait
Red Dragon by Eni Oken
ZenStamps online shop in USA by Beate Winkler

TUTORIALS

TransluZENce by Lynn Mead

SHOW and TELL

Digital paintings from online class by Geneviève Crabe

A change in TanglePatterns BADGE codes by Linda Farmer

TANGLES and PATTERNS

Pattern Collections – New Videos This Week

5vor12 by Silke Wagner
Barrel-Kraaltje by Nicole Dreyer
Counterpoint by Milde Weiss
DoubleCore by Nicole Dreyer
Endo by Beth Snoderly
Fish in Sea by Smita Toke
Frog Fruit by Sandra Strait
Lerdow by Lori Byerly
Loop Star by Katsuri Das
Oofs-a-daisy by Cris Letourneau
Pricked Leaf by Diana E. Marshall
W-Y by Neil Burley

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Digital paintings from online class

I have been in a bit of a rut with my digital painting lately. Then I started a great online class called Framed Botanicals by Tricia Dewey. It’s an awesome class.

I have created these three paintings, mostly in Procreate, and I am working on a bunch more. What fun!

botanical digital painting

botanical digital painting

botanical digital painting

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Weekly Roundup #343

The Future of the Weekly Roundup

Dear friends… When I started the Weekly Roundup in December 2010, shortly after I became a Certified Zentangle® Teacher, I had no idea that it would continue for this many years. I appreciate all my faithful readers, and also all the wonderful artists’ contributions.

Sadly though, the readership of the Roundup has diminished considerably over the last few years, which tells me that a lot fewer people are finding it useful.

Also, during this time, my interests have been changing. I am doing less tangling, more mixed-media art, and more digital art. I am also making a resolution to spend more time making art, and less time looking at artwork or watching how-to YouTube videos. I will also be revamping my website.

So… Weekly Roundup #345 (in two weeks) will be the last one. I will be announcing an updated eBook of pattern links and videos, which will also include links to websites and Facebook groups for you to check to stay up to date on everything to do with tangling.


CHALLENGES, TEMPLATES, COMMUNITIES, FOCUSES

Connections and Collaborations 11.1.2017 by Ann Grasso
It’s a String Thing #217 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It’s a String Thing #218 by Adele Bruno
Joey’s weekly tangle challenge #189
Pattern Collections String #55
Weekly Challenge #339: “Hallow/autumn” by Laura Harms

FACEBOOK GROUPS and PAGES

Elatorium: Daily New Challenges
Fun & Easy Landscapes Weekly Challenge: Leaf Trees
Monotangle Adventures Challenges
Pattern Collections Daily Pattern Focus
Shading Zentangle Challenge #102: Membranart
Square One™: Purely Zentangle® Weekly Focus: Membranart
Zentangle All Around: Tangle It! Journal Study and other challenges
Zentangle Tangled & Journaled, Too! Little Zen Menu

PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS, REVIEWS, GIVEAWAYS

Digital Papers

New Digital Papers Sets 7-12 by Geneviève Crabe

2018 Calendar featuring Margaret Bremner by Carole Ohl
Fractalized Tangles by Eni Oken
Hahnemühle Leonardo Watercolor Block Review and Giveaway by Sandra Strait
Support the TanglePatterns website

TUTORIALS

TranZending by Melinda Barlow

SHOW and TELL

New Zentangle website

TANGLES and PATTERNS

Pattern Collections – New Videos This Week

Bloomin’ Vace by Cindy Aldridge
Deepy by Smita Toke
Ghostie, Octoid & Headless by Sandra Strait
Kvet2 by Jana Pechrová
Leaf Tree by Sandra Strait
Meshmerize by Tomàs Padrós
Mobius by Neil Burley
Momo by Veena Arun
Wooooooo! by Joan Stark

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