This week in art

First, a colouring page form Tim Jeffs that I coloured digitally, I really like this giraffe. ūüôā

And here are two more of my digital "mixed media" paintings.

Digital Mixed Media

Digital Mixed Media

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Weekly Roundup #305


SURVEY REMINDER: Have your say about the future of the Roundup.
This is a short survey that should take you less than five minutes to complete. If you wish, at the end of the survey, you can be entered in a draw to win PDF copies of two of my colouring books. The survey will close on January 19th.
CLICK HERE FOR THE SURVEY


SUPPORT THE WEEKLY ROUNDUP

The new fourth edition of the Pattern and Tangle Links eBook is now available.

CLICK HERE TO ORDER!


CHALLENGES, TEMPLATES, COMMUNITIES, FOCUSES

It's a String Thing #178 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It's a String Thing #179 by Adele Bruno
Joey's weekly tangle challenge #147
TanglePatterns String 243 by Beth Snoderly
Tangle Mosaic Project #6 by Annette Plaga-Lodde
Weekly Challenge #298: "UMT - Orbs-la-Dee by Anneke van Dam" by Laura Harms
Weekly Challenge #82: H-Y-O by Diane and Carolien

FACEBOOK GROUPS and PAGES

Elatorium: Daily New Challenges
Monotangle Adventures Challenges
Pattern Collections Daily Pattern Focus
Shading Zentangle Challenge #075 Lollywimple
Square One‚ĄĘ: Purely Zentangle¬ģ Weekly Focus: Lollywimple
Zentangle All Around: Tangle Folks
Zentangle All Around: Tangle It! Journal Study week 2
Zentangle Tangled & Journaled, Too!: Zentangle Primer book study

PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS, REVIEWS, GIVEAWAYS

Camouflaged Animals Coloring by Sandra Strait
Color me! Love by Ellen Wolters
Facebook giveaway: Stencils from Acadia Laser Creations
New Etsy Shop DoodlesFromTheHeart by Laura Byerly
Review & Giveaway: Stillman & Birn Delta Series Softcover 8x10" by Sandra Strait
Review: Stillman & Birn Gamma Series Softcover 3.5x5.5" by Sandra Strait
The Zenspirations¬ģ Community Art Project by Joanne Fink

SHOW & TELL

My week in art by Geneviève Crabe
New Color Tiles by Caren Mlot

TANGLES and PATTERNS

Alcatraz by Diana E. Marshall
Amadou by Karin Godyns
Bloobs by Cheryl Lees-Haley
Corchane by Cheryl Lees-Haley
Deco Sidewalk by Neil Burley
Holl-Os by Cheryl Lees-Haley
Seech by Cheryl Lees-Haley
Trifle by Margaret Bremner

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This week in art

I'm stepping away from mandalas for a bit. In these two paintings, I am trying to re-create the look of mixed-media digitally in Procreate.

Digital mixed media

Digital mixed media

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Weekly Roundup #304

Happy New Year!


SURVEY: THE FUTURE OF THE ROUNDUP
This is a short survey that should take you less than five minutes to complete. If you wish, at the end of the survey, you can be entered in a draw to win PDF copies of two of my colouring books.
CLICK HERE FOR THE SURVEY.


SUPPORT THE WEEKLY ROUNDUP

The new edition of the Pattern and Tangle Links eBook is now available.

CLICK HERE TO ORDER!


CHALLENGES, TEMPLATES, COMMUNITIES, FOCUSES

It's a String Thing #176 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It's a String Thing #177 by Adele Bruno
It's a String Thing #177 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It's a String Thing #178 by Adele Bruno
Joey's weekly tangle challenge #145
Joey's weekly tangle challenge #146
TanglePatterns String 241 by Barbara Finwall
TanglePatterns String 242 by Joyce Blodgett

FACEBOOK GROUPS and PAGES

Elatorium: Daily New Challenges
Monotangle Adventures challenge
Ornation Creation: 211-Ice-Mandala by Ben Kwok
Pattern Collections Pattern Focus
Shading Zentangle Challenge
Square One‚ĄĘ: Purely Zentangle¬ģ Weekly Focus: Paushalov
Tangle It! Journal Study
Zentangle All Around: Art on a Shoestring
Zentangle Tangled & Journaled, Too!: Zentangle Primer book study

PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS, REVIEWS, GIVEAWAYS

Complete Guide to Bible Journaling by Joanne Fink
TanglePatterns.com Tangle Guide, 2017 Edition is here! by Linda Farmer

TUTORIALS

4 Easy Steps to Tangling with a Template by Nancy Dawes
Make a Tangled Hair Portrait with Watercolor and Pen by Grace Mendez
Water drops by Bunte Galerie
Zentangle. Shadows by Arsenika.Zen

SHOW & TELL

My week in art (last week) by Geneviève Crabe
My week in art (this week) by Geneviève Crabe
Art Every Week by Cindy Angiel
Crazy Huggins examples by Annette Plaga-Lodde
How to Let Go and Increase Your Creativity by Grace Mendez
How "Treeline" came to be by Margaret Bremner
Recipe for Zentangle Inspired Art by Caren Mlot
Rhodia Fan Profile: Sandra Strait
Zentangle, my students, and me (oh, my!) on CBC Windsor by Laurel Regan
Zentangle Newsletter, December 31, 2016

TANGLES and PATTERNS

636 Fifth by Neil Burley
Awantee by Suzanne Mitchell
Buhnen by Silke Wagner
CTG by Linda Rea
Curbed by Sandra Strait
Deco by Cat Gina Cole
Fallreep by Silke Wagner
Flossie by Suzanne Mitchell
Gem-Brace by Sandra Strait
LuvLynks by Gloria Ann Lenzen
MySwing tips by Adele Bruno
Phanta-Stick by Sandra Strait
Plain-Chain by Sandra Strait
Pomcoco by YuRu Chen
Puffy 8s by Helen Williams
Sambal by Silke Wagner
Snowangel by Suzanne Crisalfi
Striping, with a twist by Margaret Bremner
Wishes by Cat Gina Cole

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This week in art

Something a little different this week. I took a single mandala that I had created in iOrnament, and did four different digital paintings using different backgrounds, textures, and colours.

Digital mandala

Digital mandala

Digital mandala

Digital mandala

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New Year – New Edition of the Pattern & Tangle Links eBook

Happy New Year everyone! If it's a new year, is must mean a new edition of my Pattern & Tangle Links eBook. The new eBook contains over 4000 links, with more than 800 new ones since the last edition. Click the image below for all the details.

Patterns Tangles eBook

 

 

 

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This week in art

Before I get to this week's artwork, this is a sneak peek at the cover of the new Patterns & Tangles ebook that will be available next week. Remember that you can order the current edition now and you will also receive the new edition as soon as it comes out.

Pattern Tangles ebook cover

And here are my latest mandalas.

Digital Mandala

Digital Mandala

Digital Mandala

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Weekly Roundup #303

weekly roundup

Welcome to the final roundup of 2016, and Happy Holidays everyone!
The Roundup will return on January 6th, 2017.


THE FUTURE OF THE ROUNDUP
The readership of the Roundup has been declining steadily in the last few months. In the next Roundup blog post on January 6th, I will have a survey that will determine how the Roundup will continue in 2017 (or not). Stay tuned.


SUPPORT THE WEEKLY ROUNDUP
Buy the current version of the Patterns and Tangle Links ebook in December 2016 and you will receive the new 2017 issue at no additional cost as soon as it is available in January. I want to thank all of you who have supported the Weekly Roundup by purchasing my ebook.

CLICK HERE TO ORDER!


CHALLENGES, TEMPLATES, COMMUNITIES, FOCUSES

It's a String Thing #175 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It's a String Thing #176 by Adele Bruno
Joey's weekly tangle challenge #144
TanglePatterns String 240 by Annette Plaga-Lodde

FACEBOOK GROUPS and PAGES

Elatorium: Daily New Challenges 638-651
Pattern Collections Pattern Focus
Shading Zentangle Challenge #072-Drawings
Square One‚ĄĘ: Purely Zentangle¬ģ Weekly Focus: Drawings
Zentangle Tangled & Journaled, Too! Zentangle Primer Study
Zentangle All Around Prompt: String Symphony

PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS, REVIEWS, GIVEAWAYS

3DTangle: Tangling with Gold ebook by Eni Oken

SHOW & TELL

My week in art by Geneviève Crabe
Twelve Days of 3Zs - Gratitude! by Zentangle
Zentangle Newsletter, December 19, 2016

TANGLES and PATTERNS

Fine-Dings by Sandra Strait
Gemmies by Kim Aarts
Pach by Judy Okawa
Pezember by Peter Fruehwirt
Sunpetals by YersiniaP
Tapijoka by Suzanne Crisalfi

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This week in art

This week I spent some time playing in the iOrnament app, including trying out some of the colour features.

Digital mandala

Digital mandala

Digital mandalas

Digital mandalas

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Weekly Roundup #302

weekly roundup


SUPPORT THE WEEKLY ROUNDUP
Buy the current version of the Patterns and Tangle Links ebook in December 2016 and you will receive the new 2017 issue at no additional cost as soon as it is available. I want to thank all of you who have supported the Weekly Roundup by purchasing my ebook.

CLICK HERE TO ORDER!


CHALLENGES, TEMPLATES, COMMUNITIES, FOCUSES

It's a String Thing #174 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It's a String Thing #175 by Adele Bruno
Joey's weekly tangle challenge #143
TanglePatterns String 239 by Rosemary Turpin
Weekly Challenge #297: "Holiday Bash!" by Laura Harms

From Zentangle blog: Twelve Days of 3Zs

On the eighth day of 3Zs . . .
On the ninth day of 3Zs . . .
On the tenth day of 3Zs . . .
On the eleventh day of 3Zs . . .
On the last day of 3Zs . . .

FACEBOOK GROUPS and PAGES

Elatorium: Daily New Challenges 637-644
Monotangle Adventures challenge #40: Emingle
Ornation Creation: 210-Christmas-Bells by Ben Kwok
Pattern Collections Pattern Focus
Shading Zentangle Challenge #071 Stella
Square One‚ĄĘ: Purely Zentangle¬ģ Weekly Focus: Stella
Zentangle All Around Prompt: String Symphony

PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS, REVIEWS, GIVEAWAYS

Introducing the first TangleLace kit: WinterLace by Lynn Mead
Mini review- Fabart interchangeable brush sets by Sandra Strait
Tiny Tangle Deck is here Lynn Mead

SHOW & TELL

My week in art by Geneviève Crabe
Bookmarks galore! (part four) by Margaret Bremner
Just some stuff... by Helen Williams
Zenspirations¬ģ Community 2017 Word of the Year by Joanne Fink
Zentangle Newsletters, December 3, 13, 2016

TANGLES and PATTERNS

Cirq-6 by Cheryl Lees-Haley
Drawings by Zentangle
Eternity by Stephanie Jennifer
Icanthis by Zentangle
MySwing by Simone Menzel
SqFlwr by Linda Rea
Zipfelmuetz by Marion Manke

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