2015 Creativity Challenge – week 26

This is week 26 of Kelly Barone 2015 Challenge.
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Wow, it's hard to believe we are halfway through the year already, and I have managed to create something every day. I hope you have been enjoying these weekly posts; I will be continuing posting new artwork every week even beyond the challenge.


More digital art this week...

This painting features a photo of my grandmother from the 1920s. The faux stitching is done with one of a set of custom brushes for Procreate by Jay Versluis.

Digital painting featuring a photo of my grandmother

In this one, I used a photo of my hostas blended with the coloured background.

Digital painting

It took a lot of fiddling with layers and blending modes to achieve the dramatic look of this flower.

Digital collage

I love using vintage paintings or drawings of women. With this one, I used the colours in her hat to tint the background.

Digital collage

This one consists of a layer of digital painting, a scanned Gelli® print, and a photo of a peony.

Digital painting and collage

I discovered another app called iOrnament that lets you draw symmetrical patterns. I created a bunch of scribbly flowers and turned them into custom paint brushes in Procreate.

Custom brushes for Procreate

Since last weekend, there was a lot of rainbow artwork posted on Facebook and elsewhere. I was inspired to create this rainbow background for one of my drawings based on a template by Ben Kwok.

Digital collage


If you want to see all the artwork I have done since the beginning of the year, I have posted all the pieces in this Flickr album.

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Weekly Roundup #229

Mandala Stencils

CHALLENGES, TEMPLATES, COMMUNITIES, FOCUSES

It's a String Thing #97 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It's a String Thing #98 by Adele Bruno
Joey's weekly tangle challenge #66
Mandala template #46 by Geneviève Crabe
TanglePatterns String 162 by Nancy Smith via Linda Farmer
Tackle it Tuesday A by Cheryl Rotnem
Tangle Me 3 Challenge Week #1 by Suzy Mosh
That's New to Me! Challenge Week #25 by Suzy Mosh
Weekly Challenge #12: J-W-O by Diane and Carolien
Weekly Challenge #223: "Official Tangle - Umble" by Laura Harms

FACEBOOK GROUPS

Ornation Creation: template #106 Cupcake by Ben Kwok
TangledType: 26 Be Less Critical
Weekly Focus on Square One: Purely Zentangle®: Meer
Zentangle: Stacked and Tangled: Idea #10 Found Papers

EVENTS

2015 Zentangle Art Expo

PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS, REVIEWS, GIVEAWAYS

One Tangle Volume V - Gridlines ebook by Jane Monk
Owl Watch Over You Coloring Page by Chris Gerstner

SHOW and TELL

2015 Creativity Challenge – week 25 by Geneviève Crabe

Patterns eBook

TANGLES and PATTERNS

Frost Flower by Karry Heun
Heart S video by Helen Williams
Prident, Marchin by Pat Mathes
Sails video by Helen Willliams
Serpy by Simona Cordara
Ta-da by Margaret McKerihan
Umble video by Jane Dickinson

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2015 Creativity Challenge – week 25

This is week 25 of Kelly Barone 2015 Challenge.
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More digital art this week...

Digital collage

Digital collage with giraffe

Digital collage and painting

Digital collage

Digital collage

Digital collage


One new mandala template this week.

Mandala template 046


If you want to see all the artwork I have done since the beginning of the year, I have posted all the pieces in this Flickr album.

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Weekly Roundup #228

Mandala Stencils

CHALLENGES, TEMPLATES, COMMUNITIES, FOCUSES

It's a String Thing #96 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It's a String Thing #97 by Adele Bruno
Joey's weekly tangle challenge #65
Mandala template #45 by Geneviève Crabe
TanglePatterns String 161 by Joan Lilley via Linda Farmer
That's New to Me! Challenge Week #24 by Suzy Mosh
Weekly Challenge #11: F-M-T by Diane and Carolien
Weekly Challenge #222: "Colours of the Rainbow" by Laura Harms

FACEBOOK GROUPS

Ornation Creation: template #105 Pot Belly Pig by Ben Kwok
TangledType 25 Define and Respect
Weekly Focus on Square One: Purely Zentangle® - Arukas
Zentangle: Journaled and Tangled: Mandalas with Geneviève Crabe

PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS, REVIEWS, GIVEAWAYS

Coloriage & Doodling Magazine article by Penny Raile
Dragonfly Coloring Page by Chris Gerstner
Gnome Home Coloring Page by Chris Gerstner

TUTORIALS

Colored pencils: a few tips and tricks by Alisa Burke
Magic Squares by Caren Mlot
Zentangle with Words, Sentiments and Quotes by Suzanne McNeill

SHOW and TELL

2015 Creativity Challenge – week 24 by Geneviève Crabe
Drawing Freehand Circles by Lila Popcheff
Drip, Drop by Caren Mlot
Real Time Flower Doodle and Updates by Tiffany Lovering
The line redefined, white on black by Betsy Wilson
The Tale Behind the Tale by Cherryl Moote
Zentangle Newsletter, June 14th, 2015

Patterns eBook

TANGLES and PATTERNS

Abundies by Hanny Waldburger
Cabbit by Debbie New
Floral by Alice Hendon
Knase video by Jane Dickinson
Kule video by Ellen Wolters
Mel Mel by Adele Bruno
Niuroda Shading Studies by Eni Oken
Opsess by Donald Wilka
Pepper video by Tiffany Lovering
Shnek video by Ellen Wolters
Tuxedo Line by Linda Rea
Sunz by Alice Hendon
Tangle Refresher 105 by Linda Farmer

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2015 Creativity Challenge – week 24

This is week 24 of Kelly Barone 2015 Challenge.
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More digital art goodness this week...

Digital collage with tiger

Digital collage

Circular celtic knot

Digital flower painting

Mandala

Digital painting


One new mandala template this week.

Mandala template 45


If you want to see all the artwork I have done since the beginning of the year, I have posted all the pieces in this Flickr album.

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Weekly Roundup #227

Tangle Organizers

CHALLENGES, TEMPLATES, COMMUNITIES, FOCUSES

It's a String Thing #95 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It's a String Thing #96 by Adele Bruno
Joey's weekly tangle challenge #64
TanglePatterns String 160 by Lianne Woods via Linda Farmer
That's New to Me! Challenge Week #23 by Suzy Mosh
Weekly Challenge #10: #-C-R by Diane and Carolien
Weekly Challenge #221: "Beads of Courage" by Laura Harms

FACEBOOK GROUPS

TangledType 24 - Imagine the possibilities
Template #104 - Mandala by Ben Kwok
Weekly Focus on Square One: Purely Zentangle® -Flux
Zentangle: Journaled and Tangled - new Facebook group
Zentangle: Stacked and Tangled - Idea 9: Get your color on

PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS, REVIEWS, GIVEAWAYS

Hartenkleuren coloring book by Ellen Wolters
New coloring page by Chris Gerstner

TUTORIALS

Full Circle by Caren Mlot
Real Time Flower Doodle and Updates by Tiffany Lovering
Shading Pearls and Leather video
Tangling on self coloured papers by Annette Plaga-Lodde

SHOW and TELL

2015 Creativity Challenge – week 23 by Geneviève Crabe
A milestone of 100,000 Viewership by Dilip Patel
Art, Method, Sales and a "J" from Zentangle blog
How "Palazzo" came to be by Margaret Bremner
Illuminated Letter Workshop Part 2: Completed Letters by Sue Clark
Ink Wash, Airbrush, or Diluted Paint? NO  Carbon Dust by Annie Reiser
So you think you can't draw... by Kelly Barone

Patterns eBook

TANGLES and PATTERNS

Auraknot video by Jane Dickinson
Bluebonnets video by Tiffany Lovering
Crater by Mei Hua Teng
Cylon by Beth Snoderly
DiscoLea  by Tina Hunziker
Narwal by Samantha Taylor
Narwal video by Helen Williams
Wirly Bird video by Tiffany Lovering

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2015 Creativity Challenge – week 23

This is week 23 of Kelly Barone 2015 Challenge.
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This week has been filled with yet more digital creativity. Also, last week I neglected to mention that I am taking an awesome online class with Robin Mead called Digital Dreams. I highly recommend it.

Mandala

Digital collage

Digital collage

Digital backgrounds

Layered mandala


I will try to continue to publish one new mandala template each week.

Mandala template 44


Later this summer, I am taking another online class with the awesome Joanna Grant as part of Artful Gathering 2015. One of the pre-class event is a contest where we were asked to create fish bookmarks. Here are mine, based on cutouts from Gelli® prints.

Fish bookmarks


If you want to see all the artwork I have done since the beginning of the year, I have posted all the pieces in this Flickr album.

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Weekly Roundup #226

Tangle Organizers

CHALLENGES, TEMPLATES, COMMUNITIES, FOCUSES

It's a String Thing #94 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It's a String Thing #95 by Adele Bruno
Joey's weekly tangle challenge #63
Mandala template #44 by Geneviève Crabe
Pattern Mixer Challenge #7 by Anya Lothrop
TangledType 23 - Thank you (Facebook)
TanglePatterns String 159 by Dorothy Allison via Linda Farmer
Template #103 Electric Guitar by Ben Kwok (Facebook)
That's New to Me! Challenge Week #22 by Suzy Mosh
Weekly Challenge #9: Y-Z-A by Diane and Carolien
Weekly Challenge #220: "UMT: All Boxed UP by Alice Hendon" by Laura Harms
Weekly Focus on Square One: Purely Zentangle® - Msst (Facebook)
Zentangle: Stacked and Tangled - Tangle Showcase (Facebook)

PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS, REVIEWS, GIVEAWAYS

3D Tangle Shading Ebooks by Eni Oken
Fairy Tangles Release - OWLS Available as Coloring Sheets or Digi Stamps by Norma Burnell
Giveaway & Review-Clairefontaine Coloring Book for Adults by Sandra Strait
Tangled Treasures Coloring Book by Jane Monk

SHOW and TELL

2015 Creativity Challenge – week 22 by Geneviève Crabe
Erasers from the Zentangle blog
New videos on VideoTangle.me
Patterns of the Biltmore by Adele Bruno

Patterns eBook

TANGLES and PATTERNS

Creznt video by Tiffany Lovering
Ferdy by Bunny Wright
Finery video by Jane Dickinson
Flysh by HeidiSue
Gala by HeidiSue
Kozybelle by Hanny Waldburger
Molly by Lila Popcheff
Rio by Cari Sultanik
Spie by HeidiSue
Starsket by HeidiSue
Sworly by Linda Rea
Tangle Refresher 104 by Linda Farmer

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2015 Creativity Challenge – week 22

This is week 22 of Kelly Barone 2015 Challenge.
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As promised last week, this week has been filled with digital creativity. Here are the images I worked on this week.

Digital collage with hummingbird

Digital collage

Digital collage

Digital collage with vintage image

Digital collage featuring celtic knot

Digital art - rusty celtic knot

Tangles plus painted papers


If you want to see all the artwork I have done since the beginning of the year, I have posted all the pieces in this Flickr album.

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Weekly Roundup #225

Tangle Organizers

CHALLENGES, TEMPLATES, COMMUNITIES, FOCUSES

It's a String Thing #93 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It's a String Thing #94 by Adele Bruno
Joey's weekly tangle challenge #62
New mandala template #42-43 by Geneviève Crabe
Sunday Smackdown #9 by Kristi Schwickerath
TanglePatterns String 158 by Anne Marks via Linda Farmer
Tangleation Vocation #13 by Daniel Lamothe: Phicops by Brad Harms
TangledType 22 - Let It Go (Facebook)
Template #102 - Vintage Lamp by Ben Kwok (Facebook)
That's New to Me! Challenge Week #21 by Suzy Mosh
Weekly Challenge #8: V-W-X by Diane and Carolien
Weekly Challenge #219: "Straight Lines all the Tines...er, times" by Laura Harms
Weekly Focus on Square One: Purely Zentangle® - Rain (Facebook)
Zentangle: Stacked and Tangled - Name Your Stripes (Facebook)

PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS, REVIEWS, GIVEAWAYS

New Fashionista Coloring Sheets by Norma Burnell
Now available in English: Zentangle Art Therapy by Anya Lothrop
Zencils™ Doll Stencils - review by Geneviève Crabe

TUTORIALS

Lightfast or not? Important considerations about color by Jane Catherine

SHOW and TELL

2015 Creativity Challenge – week 21 by Geneviève Crabe
My Tangled Pantry by Adele Bruno
New videos on VideoTangle.me

Patterns eBook

TANGLES and PATTERNS

2XV variation by Dar
AAs video by Ellen Wolters
Alien Crest by Gael Shepherd
Chainlette video by Tiffany Lovering
Hazen video by Ellen Wolters
Hurry video by Jane Dickinson
Ixorus video by Tiffany Lovering
Jasmin tips by Adele Bruno
Kule video by Ellen Wolters
Minoru by Cris Letourneau
Palrevo video by Ellen Wolters
Pepper video by Ellen Wolters
Springkle video by Ellen Wolters
Tagh video by Ellen Wolters
Tidal video by Ellen Wolters
Umble video by Ellen Wolters
Wadical video by Ellen Wolters
Xircus video by Ellen Wolters
Zinger video by Tiffany Lovering

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