Weekly Roundup #335

CHALLENGES, TEMPLATES, COMMUNITIES, FOCUSES

It's a String Thing #210 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It's a String Thing #211 by Adele Bruno
Joey's weekly tangle challenge #181
Pattern Collections String #49

FACEBOOK GROUPS and PAGES

Elatorium: Daily New Challenges
Monotangle Adventures Challenges
Pattern Collections Daily Pattern Focus
Pattern Collections Go-To Pattern Library part 18-19
Shading Zentangle Challenge #094 - Fleavy
Square One™: Purely Zentangle® Weekly Focus: Fleavy
Zentangle All Around: Tangle It! Journal Study and other challenges
Zentangle Tangled & Journaled, Too! Little Zen Menu

PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS, REVIEWS, GIVEAWAYS

Digital Papers

Micron Pen Set & Case and Tombow Fudenosuke Pens Giveaway by Sandra Strait
Pigma Micron 9 Pcs Pen Set with Zippered Pen Case Review by Sandra Strait
Sakura Introduces Gelly Roll White in 3 Sizes
Tombow Fudenosuke Brush Pen 3 Type Set Review by Sandra Strait

SHOW and TELL

Doodlewash Guest Artist Sandra Strait
Pattern-collections artist focus: Carlos Cano
Throwing Some Blue Shade by Charlotte Carpentier
Tiny Tutorial...Take Two! by Zentangle
Touching Lines Versus Overlapping Fun & Easy Landscape by Sandra Strait

TANGLES and PATTERNS

Pattern Collections - New Videos This Week

Agni by Lily Moon
Amphora by Lily Moon
Andromeda by Lily Moon
Clob by Ragged Ray
Daisies make me Cross by Helen Williams
Diamond Heart by Ginny Lu
Eggs, Flevo by Mariët Lustenhouwer
ElleFlower 1 by Cheryl Lees-Haley
ElleFlower 2 by Cheryl Lees-Haley
Foxtrail by Sadelle Wiltshire
Heart Flower by Jenny Lu
Lily's Valentine by Lily Moon
Mills 'n Boats by Lily Moon
Plumosa by Alena Light
Septembies by Hanny Nura
Triangle Triangle by Ela Rieger
TriPoker by Ina Sonnenmoser
TriPokey by Ina Sonnenmoser

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My New Digital Papers

Hi everyone... I have been working for the last few weeks, developing a collection of digital papers. You can purchase and download them, then you can use them digitally or print them out. These are the first six sets - with lots more to come.

Here is a preview of the sets.
You can get more details in my store on Gumroad.

Digital papers sets 1-6

Here are some possible uses for these digital papers:

  • digital art
  • graphic design
  • backgrounds for art journaling
  • backgrounds for tangling or doodling
  • collage elements in mixed-media art
  • traditional or digital scrapbooking
  • card making and other paper crafts
  • backgrounds or banners for websites
  • many more creative projects
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Weekly Roundup #334

CHALLENGES, TEMPLATES, COMMUNITIES, FOCUSES

Connections and Collaborations 8.30.2017 by Ann Grasso
It's a String Thing #209 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It's a String Thing #210 by Adele Bruno
Joey's weekly tangle challenge #180
Pattern Collections String #48
Weekly Challenge #331: "Petoskey Stones" by Guest Jane Reiter
Weekly Challenge #110: O-P-Q by Diane and Carolien

FACEBOOK GROUPS and PAGES

Elatorium: Daily New Challenges
Monotangle Adventures Challenges
Pattern Collections Daily Pattern Focus
Pattern Collections Go-To Pattern Library part 17
Shading Zentangle Challenge #093: BtlJoos
Square One™: Purely Zentangle® Weekly Focus: BtlJoos
Zentangle All Around: Tangle It! Journal Study and other challenges
Zentangle Tangled & Journaled, Too! Little Zen Menu

PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS, REVIEWS, GIVEAWAYS

Colouring books
American Journey's Six Color All Terrain Watercolor Set- Review by Sandra Strait
Distressed Tile Project by Eni Oken
Rhodia Heritage Book Block Notebook - Giveaway and Review by Sandra Strait
Tangled Words video by Eni Oken

SHOW and TELL

My week in art by Geneviève Crabe
A-Z Journal - E is for Eddyper by Helen Williams
Beam Me Up, Scotty by Alice Hendon


SUPPORT THE WEEKLY ROUNDUP

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TANGLES and PATTERNS

Pattern Collections - New Videos This Week

03 by Ai Ling Hung
2A by Mina Hsiao
Corned flower by Linda Rea
Danzer by Prairie Kittin
Hut Plant by Sandra Strait
Kalau by Katja Rudolph
Marito by The Tireless Tangler
Mooka 3D by Eni Oken
Sweetheart Slide by Diane Lachance

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This week in art

These are the two digital paintings I created this week. Both are based on royalty-free photos from Pixabay.

This first one was created using iColorama, Metabrush, and Procreate.

Owl

This one is a still life that I layered with a crackle effect in iColorama.

Still Life

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Weekly Roundup #333

CHALLENGES, TEMPLATES, COMMUNITIES, FOCUSES

It's a String Thing #208 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It's a String Thing #209 by Adele Bruno
Joey's weekly tangle challenge #179
Pattern Collections String #47
Tangle Mosaic Project #9 results compiled by Annette Plaga-Lodde
Weekly Challenge #330: "Zentangle Plates" by guest Jeanette Clawson
Weekly Challenge #109: L-M-N by Diane and Carolien

FACEBOOK GROUPS and PAGES

Elatorium: Daily New Challenges
Monotangle Adventures Challenges
Pattern Collections Daily Pattern Focus
Pattern Collections Go-To Pattern Library part 16
Shading Zentangle Challenge #092 Ballenchain
Square One™: Purely Zentangle® Weekly Focus: Ballenchain
Zentangle All Around: Tangle It! Journal Study and other challenges
Zentangle Tangled & Journaled, Too! Little Zen Menu - Starts tomorrow

PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS, REVIEWS, GIVEAWAYS

Colouring books

Tangled Words video by Eni Oken
Winsor & Newton Prize Package Review by Sandra Strait

TUTORIALS

Double Marasu - how-to by Margaret Bremner

SHOW and TELL

My week in art by Geneviève Crabe
A-Z Journal - D is for Diva Dance by Helen Williams
Animals? Monsters? by Eni Oken
Art this week by Alice Hendon
My Entry to UOB Painting of the Year Competition by Stephanie Jennifer
The Best Laid Plans by CharKat
When in doubt, aura! by Zentangle
Zentangle Newsletter, August 16th, 2017


SUPPORT THE WEEKLY ROUNDUP

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If you are a collector of patterns, check out the fourth edition (January 2017) of my Patterns and Tangle Links ebook. It contains links to over 4000 free patterns available online, collated from six years of the Weekly Roundup.


TANGLES and PATTERNS

Pattern Collections - New Videos This Week

Drogon by Lily Moon
Madopio by Dorothy Roller
Opence by Agneta Landegren
Pumpkins by Sandra Strait
Spoken by Zentangle
Zenjellies by Jenna Black

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This week in art

Two new digital experiments this week.

First, I used some of my metallic textures to create stones.

Gemstones

Also playing with Metabrush and the swirl effect.

Flower

 

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Weekly Roundup #332

CHALLENGES, TEMPLATES, COMMUNITIES, FOCUSES

Connections and Collaborations 8.16.2017 by Ann Grasso
It's a String Thing #207 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It's a String Thing #208 - A Very Happy 4th Birthday! by Adele Bruno
A Thank You by Adele Bruno
Joey's weekly tangle challenge #178
Pattern Collections String #46
Weekly Challenge #329: "Fragment D-1" by guest Marguerite Samama

FACEBOOK GROUPS and PAGES

Elatorium: Daily New Challenges
Monotangle Adventures Challenges
Pattern Collections Daily Pattern Focus
Pattern Collections Go-To Pattern Library part 15
Shading Zentangle Challenge #091: Hakrall
Square One™: Purely Zentangle® Weekly Focus: Hakrall
Zentangle All Around: Tangle It! Journal Study and other challenges
Zentangle Tangled & Journaled, Too! Little Summer Project

EVENTS

TangleMania Frankfurt 2017
Zentangle® Beyond the Basics at 1440 Multiversity
Zentangle® Weekend at 1440 Multiversity

PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS, REVIEWS, GIVEAWAYS

Colouring books

Tombow TwinTone Markers, Pastel 12-set Review by Sandra Strait

SHOW & TELL

My week in art by Geneviève Crabe
Tombow Art v1 by Stephanie Jennifer
Traveling Tangles and... from Zentangle blog


SUPPORT THE WEEKLY ROUNDUP

CLICK HERE TO ORDER!

If you are a collector of patterns, check out the fourth edition (January 2017) of my Patterns and Tangle Links ebook. It contains links to over 4000 free patterns available online, collated from six years of the Weekly Roundup.


TANGLES and PATTERNS

Pattern Collections - New Videos This Week

Alien Eyes by Linda Rea
Asgard by Janice Johnson
Baans by Ekta Agarwal
Bar-B by Linda Rea
B-Horn by Beate Winkler
Flag Box by Smita Toke
LinePine by Sandra Strait
Pippa by Jane Nichols
Tri-Hex by Cheryl Lees-Haley
Tri-Hex 2Tri by Cheryl Lees-Haley
Tri-Hex Angles by Cheryl Lees-Haley
Tri-Hex Crossing by Cheryl Lees-Haley
Tri-Hex Curves by Cheryl Lees-Haley
Tri-Hex Dotted by Cheryl Lees-Haley
Tri-Hex Spinner by Cheryl Lees-Haley

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This week in art

Another iColorama experiment this week. I use a great photo of a highland cow (aren't they cool?).

cow photo

I thought it would be interesting to apply different effects to different parts of the photo. I took a screen shot of each step.

This is a sketchy effect I applied to the cow.

cow painting

This is a swirly effect I used for the sky.

cow painting

And this is the effect I used on the grass.

cow painting

When I put them all together, this is the result.

cow painting

 

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Weekly Roundup #331

Colouring books

CHALLENGES, TEMPLATES, COMMUNITIES, FOCUSES

It's a String Thing #206 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It's a String Thing #207 by Adele Bruno
Joey's weekly tangle challenge #177
Pattern Collections String #45
Weekly Challenge #328: "Aloha" by guest Suzanne Fluhr
Weekly Challenge #107: F-G-H by Diane and Carolien

FACEBOOK GROUPS and PAGES

Elatorium: Daily New Challenges
Monotangle Adventures Challenges
Pattern Collections Daily Pattern Focus
Shading Zentangle Challenge #090: Abukas
Square One™: Purely Zentangle® Weekly Focus: Abukas
Zentangle All Around: Tangle It! Journal Study and other challenges
Zentangle Tangled & Journaled, Too! Little Summer Project

PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS, REVIEWS, GIVEAWAYS

Radial Zendalas Video by Eni Oken

TUTORIALS

Faceted button gem tutorial by Amanda Rose Rambo

SHOW & TELL

My week in art by Geneviève Crabe
A Feast for the Eyes! from Zentangle blog
Letter challenge by Eni Oken


SUPPORT THE WEEKLY ROUNDUP

CLICK HERE TO ORDER!

If you are a collector of patterns, check out the fourth edition (January 2017) of my Patterns and Tangle Links ebook. It contains links to over 4000 free patterns available online, collated from six years of the Weekly Roundup.


TANGLES and PATTERNS

Pattern Collections - New Videos This Week

Abukas by Charkat
Cab-or-Pinot by Cheryl Rotnem
Capz by Sue Bailey
haKrall by Holly Atwater
Prairie Dog by Sandra Strait
Shorely by Suzanne Fluhr
Ukkepuk by Nicole Dreyer

 

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This week in art

This week I have been playing with portraits in iColorama. Starting with a photo from Pixabay, I created these two different portraits using different features of the app. I'm not sure which one I like best, but I do know I want to do more experimenting with portraits. I especially love working with texture.

This is the photo I started with.

original photo

In iColorama, I used these settings:
- Style / Lighten / 4
- Style / Painterly / VGogh1
- Adjust / ToneLab / 16

painting with iColorama

For the second one, I used these settings:
- Adjust / HDR / 4
- Texture / Noises
- Adjust / Exposure

painting with iColorama

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