This week in art

Here is what I have been working this week.


I have two new digital mandalas, both based on the same template.

Digital mandala collage

Digital mandala collage


And in case you missed it, I published another new colouring book.

Magical Mosaics


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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New colouring book – Magical Mosaics Dancers

I have published another colouring book in the Magical Mosaics series, this one with silhouettes of dancers hidden in the mosaics.

Click the books cover below for all the information, along with a free sample page.

Magical Mosaics

 

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Weekly Roundup #258

weekly roundup
Colouring book

CHALLENGES, TEMPLATES, COMMUNITIES, FOCUSES

It's a String Thing #129 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It's a String Thing #130 by Adele Bruno
Joey's weekly tangle challenge #98
Mandala Monday by Grace Mendez
String #11 by Alice Hendon
TanglePatterns String 194 by Annette Plaga-Lodde
Tangle Me 3 Challenge Week 25 by Suzy Mosh
That's New to Me! Challenge Week 49 by Suzy Mosh
Weekly Challenge #44: M-B-Z by Diane and Carolien
Weekly Challenge #253: "New Tangle: Molygon" by Laura Harms
Zentangle Meets Typography "Desire Believe Achieve" by Melinda Barlow

FACEBOOK GROUPS and PAGES

Elatorium: Daily New Challenges 323-329
Ornation Creation: 164-Moorish Idol, 165-Chinese Dragon by Ben Kwok
Shading Zentangle Challenge: Printemps
Square One: Purely Zentangle® Weekly Focus: Printemps
Tangle It! Mandala Club 2016 challenges
Zentangle Tangled & Journaled, Too!: Show Some Heart

PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS, REVIEWS, GIVEAWAYS

Magical Mosaics Monograms colouring book by Geneviève Crabe
Conte pencil review by Pat Mathes
Giveaway & Review: Rhodiarama Large Notebook by Sandra Strait
Milan Erasers Singapore Review by Stephanie Jennifer
White Pen Comparison + Art Journal Layout from Sakura

TUTORIALS

5 Steps to Illustrating a Repeat Pattern by Hand by Julia Rothman

SHOW and TELL

My week in art by Geneviève Crabe
ABC of Zentangle... J by Dilip Patel
Zentangle Newsletter, January 29th, 2016


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If you are a collector of patterns, check out the third edition (January 2016) of my Patterns and Tangle Links ebook. It contains links to around 3500 free patterns available online, collated from five years of the Weekly Roundup.


TANGLES and PATTERNS

0800 by Damy Teng
3D-Room by Damy Teng
Baubles by Alice Hendon
Bunzo video by Jane Dickinson
Coral by Alice Hendon
C-Scape examples by Lynn Mead
Dorsal by Anita Aspfors Westin
Floral Lace by Ina Sonnenmoser
Heart Offset by Helen Williams
Hex Grid, Hex Flower, Hex Flower Extreme by Ina Sonnenmoser
Lollywimple by Sandy Hunter
Molygon from Zentangle
Nagapushpam by Sandra Strait
Ohana by Tina Hunziker
Pokerooty by Damy Teng
Ponio by Damy Teng
Should Be Working by Linda Rea
Tattle by Milde Weiss
W3 by Damy Teng
W4 by Damy Teng
Xadent by Damy Teng
XO by Damy Teng
YaYa by Damy Teng
Tangle Refresher 121 by Linda Farmer

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This week in art

Here is what I have been working this week.


I am working on several new digitally-coloured mandalas. Here is one of them, before and after I did the shading.

Mandala before and after shading


This is a digital collage I made with tangles artwork by Alice Hendon.

Digital collage


And in case you missed it, my new colouring book is now available.

Magical Mosaics


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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New colouring book, and magazine article

There are two things I have to announce today.

First, I have published another colouring book in the Magical Mosaics series.
Click the books cover below for all the information.

Magical Mosaics

Also, I wrote an article on colouring books for Interactive Artist magazine.
Click the image below to go to the magazine website.

Interactive Artist

 

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Weekly Roundup #257

weekly roundup
Colouring book

CHALLENGES, TEMPLATES, COMMUNITIES, FOCUSES

It's a String Thing #128 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It's a String Thing #129 by Adele Bruno
Joey's weekly tangle challenge #97
Mandala Monday by Grace Mendez
TanglePatterns String 193 by Barbara Finwall
Tackle it Tuesday 84 by Cheryl Rotnem
Weekly Challenge #43: D-N-E by Diane and Carolien
Weekly Challenge #252: "String Theory: Tangle within a tangle" by Laura Harms

FACEBOOK GROUPS and PAGES

Elatorium: Daily New Challenges 316-322
Ornation Creation: 163-Cat Face by Ben Kwok
Shading Zentangle Challenge: C-Scape
Square One: Purely Zentangle® Weekly Focus: C-Scape
Tangle It! Mandala Club 2016 challenges
Tangle It! Pattern Club Weekly Challenge: Madeline
TangledType: 48-just-act-normal
Zentangle All Around - A String Symphony
Zentangle Tangled & Journaled, Too!: Show Some Love

PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS, REVIEWS, GIVEAWAYS

Another Tangle It! Giveaway! by Alice Hendon

TUTORIALS

Bounty of Beads - A Dangerous Doodle Tutorial by Miraculous Mosquito

SHOW and TELL

My week in art by Geneviève Crabe
Patterns and your Subconscious by Ina Sonnenmoser
Analysing Patterns by Ina Sonnenmoser
Defining a Tangle Pattern by Ina Sonnenmoser
Defining a Base Pattern by Ina Sonnenmoser


Support the Weekly Roundup! CLICK HERE TO ORDER!

If you are a collector of patterns, check out the third edition (January 2016) of my Patterns and Tangle Links ebook. It contains links to around 3500 free patterns available online, collated from five years of the Weekly Roundup.


TANGLES and PATTERNS

2SS2 by Mina Hsiao
Amore by Adele Bruno
Croissant by Yu Ru Chen
Drifts by Chris Gerstner
Snowflower by Cynthia Gannon
Tamisolo by Hanny Nura

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This week in art

Here is what I have been working this week.


This is a digital collage made with a photo of a tiger layered with a Gelli® print and texture photos.

Animal digital collage


After I saw this great video by Joanne Fink, I used her techniques to make some watercolour backgrounds.

Watercolour backgrounds


And here is a sneak peek at my new colouring book which will be available in a few days:

Magical Mosaics


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 #256

weekly roundup
Colouring book

CHALLENGES, TEMPLATES, COMMUNITIES, FOCUSES

It's a String Thing #127 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It's a String Thing #128 by Adele Bruno
Joey's weekly tangle challenge #96
Mandala Monday by Grace Mendez
TanglePatterns String 192 by Nancy Eaton
Tackle it Tuesday 83 by Cheryl Rotnem
Weekly Challenge #42: I-J-G by Diane and Carolien
Weekly Challenge #251: "Moebius Syndrome Awareness Day" by Laura Harms

FACEBOOK GROUPS and PAGES

Elatorium: Daily New Challenges 309-315
Monotangle Adventures challenge: Cockles 'N' Mussels
Ornation Creation: 161-Hamster, 162-Chihuahua by Ben Kwok
Shading Zentangle Challenge: Pepper
Square One: Purely Zentangle® Weekly Focus: Pepper
Tangle It! Coloring Club Coloring Card ATC Swap
Tangle It! Mandala Club: New Beginnings
Zentangle Tangled & Journaled, Too!: Tangling With Letters

PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS, REVIEWS, GIVEAWAYS

Tangle Journey by Beckah Krahula
White Pen Guide by Eni Oken

TUTORIALS

Beautiful, Easy Background Washes by Joanne Fink
Tangling Bruges Lace by Darlisa

SHOW and TELL

My week in art by Geneviève Crabe
Amulets with gems by Margaret Bremner
Never Ending Circles by Caren Mlot


Support the Weekly Roundup! CLICK HERE TO ORDER!

If you are a collector of patterns, check out the third edition (January 2016) of my Patterns and Tangle Links ebook. It contains links to around 3500 free patterns available online, collated from five years of the Weekly Roundup.


TANGLES and PATTERNS

25 Castle Street by Neil Burley
A-Fog video by Bunte Galerie
Caught by Christine Reyes
Crease video by Bunte Galerie
Fassett video by Bunte Galerie
Hurry video by Bunte Galerie
Miander video by Tiffany Lovering
'Nzeppel video by Bunte Galerie
Pea-Nuckle video by Bunte Galerie
Phicops video by Bunte Galerie
Pokeleaf variations by Lynn Mead
Subline by Diane Tai
Subline video by Ellen Wolters
Ultic by Sandra Chatelain
Tangle Refresher 120 by Linda Farmer

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This week in art

Here is what I have been working this week.


This is a still-life I created with a vintage image and some digital colouring.

Digital still life painting

And a new mandala.

Digital mandala collage


I created some more new backgrounds for future digital collages.

Digital backgrounds

Digital backgrounds


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 #255

weekly roundup
Colouring book

CHALLENGES, TEMPLATES, COMMUNITIES, FOCUSES

It's a String Thing #126 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It's a String Thing #127 by Adele Bruno
Joey's weekly tangle challenge #95
Mandala Download by Grace Mendez
Mandala template 6 by Sacil Armstrong
TanglePatterns String 191 by Audrie Wiesenfelder
Tangle Me 3 Challenge Week 24 by Suzy Mosh
That's New to Me! Challenge Week 48 by Suzy Mosh
Weekly Challenge #41: Y-M-# by Diane and Carolien
Weekly Challenge #250: "Bringing it Back to the Old School" by Laura Harms

FACEBOOK GROUPS and PAGES

Elatorium: Daily New Challenges 302-308
Ornation Creation: 159-Basset Hound, 160-Turtle by Ben Kwok
Shading Zentangle Challenge: BW to Duo Color
Square One: Purely Zentangle® Weekly Focus: Pokeleaf
TangledType: 46-Suffer
Zentangle Tangled & Journaled, Too!: Color your Zentangle-inspired art!

PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS, REVIEWS, GIVEAWAYS

Coloring page competition by Ina Sonnenmoser
TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2016 Edition by Linda Farmer

TUTORIALS

Impressed line technique by Geneviève Crabe

SHOW and TELL

My week in art by Geneviève Crabe
Storing Tangles in Recipe cards by Eni Oken
Whose Muse is Whose? from Zentangle blog


Support the Weekly Roundup! CLICK HERE TO ORDER!

If you are a collector of patterns, check out the third edition (January 2016) of my Patterns and Tangle Links ebook. It contains links to around 3500 free patterns available online, collated from five years of the Weekly Roundup.


TANGLES and PATTERNS

2-S by Mina Hsiao
Fe-Ba by Lisa Chang
Loveline video by Tiffany Lovering
Mooka, and then some... by Stephanie Jennifer
Printemps tips by Adele Bruno
Singapore Sling by Stephanie Jennifer

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