Zentangle gourd

Below is my second attempt at tangling a gourd. I used a dark brown Micron pen (from Sakura), and a red ProMarker (from Letraset). There were two challenges; first, I found it difficult to draw precisely on a rounded surface. Also, it takes a while for the ink to dry, so you have to be careful not to smear the ink with your hand.

This was a long-distance play-date with two of my artist friends.
Please visit their blogs and admire their artwork:

Pam Harris at Gingerbread Snowflakes
Teri Casper at Painted Daisies

Tangled Gourd

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8 Responses to Zentangle gourd

  1. Teri C says:

    It is beautiful Genevieve! I love the design on here.

  2. pam says:

    It was so hard while staring at my big empty gourd not to zip over to your “house” for inspiration! It took a while for my muse to “process” this new direction!

    I am enjoying seeing all the “tangle” designs you have used to fill the spaces you created – especially the one around the neck!

    I tended to color the space and then zentangle over the top. I love how you and Teri use color to draw tangles as well. Must give that a try!

    Thank you for playing with me! Fun! Fun! Fun!

  3. Lisa at Greenbow says:

    Your tangles are fabulous on the gourd. I like the dab of color too.

  4. Wowza! This is awesome!

  5. Ronit Florence says:

    This is sooooooo cool!!!

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