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Weekly Roundup #339

CHALLENGES, TEMPLATES, COMMUNITIES, FOCUSES

It’s a String Thing #213 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It’s a String Thing #214 by Adele Bruno
Joey’s weekly tangle challenge #185
Pattern Collections String: In Your Garden
Weekly Challenge #335: “UMT – Tint by Henrike Bratz” by Laura Harms
Weekly Challenge #114: A-B-C by Diane and Carolien

FACEBOOK GROUPS and PAGES

Elatorium: Daily New Challenges
Fun & Easy Landscapes Weekly Challenge: Melon-Striped method
Monotangle Adventures Challenges
Pattern Collections Daily Pattern Focus
Shading Zentangle Challenge #098: Inktober
Square One™: Purely Zentangle® Weekly Focus: C-rendipity
Zentangle All Around: Tangle It! Journal Study and other challenges
Zentangle Tangled & Journaled, Too! Little Zen Menu

PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS, REVIEWS, GIVEAWAYS

Digital Papers

Creating art with my Digital Papers part 2 by Genevieve Crabe

Zebra Zensations Technical Drawing Pens – Review by Sandra Strait

TUTORIALS

Chinese Calligraphy: History and Technique

SHOW and TELL

Bubble Love Meets Narwal by Alice Hendon
Fractalizing IX by Eni Oken
One String to rule them all by Ina Sonnenmoser
Pattern-collections artist focus: Debra Huff
Tangled Initial “N” by Eni Oken
Tangled Initial “T” by Eni Oken

TANGLES and PATTERNS

Pattern Collections – New Videos This Week

4 Ring by Karin Frank
‘Crazy’ ‘Nzeppel by Margaret Bremner
Delys by Jenna Black
Dew’n Drops by Ina Sonnenmoser
Girl On A Pumpkin by Sandra Strait
Melon-Striped by Sandra Strait
Mila by Karin Frank
Secur by Karin Frank
Zari by Veena Arun

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Weekly Roundup #326

Tangle Organizers

CHALLENGES, TEMPLATES, COMMUNITIES, FOCUSES

It’s a String Thing #201 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It’s a String Thing #202 by Adele Bruno
Joey’s weekly tangle challenge #172
Pattern Collections String #40
Weekly Challenge #323: “Create a tile that reflects your home” by Laura Harms

FACEBOOK GROUPS and PAGES

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

PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS, REVIEWS, GIVEAWAYS

Ribbon Showgirl Video by Eni Oken

SHOW & TELL

My week in art by Geneviève Crabe
Fabulous Fabriano Part VIII by Adele Bruno
One year on YouTube! Part 1, Part 2 by Dawn
Pattern-collections artist focus: Linda Rea


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TANGLES and PATTERNS

Pattern Collections – New Videos This Week

4-Corner Corolla by Susie Ngamsuwan
Bell 3 Plant by Sandra Strait
Betwix’d by Cyndi Anderson
Chaist by Yvette
Companion by Carrie Liao
Cross-Ur-Heart by Jenna Black
KalidoCombo by Sandra Strait
Lisbon Fragment by Henrike Bratz
Opia by Jane Nichols
Peacock 3 Plant by Sandra Strait
Penguin Family by Sandra Strait
Pub Carpet #6 by Neil Burley

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Weekly Roundup #312

Colouring books

CHALLENGES, TEMPLATES, COMMUNITIES, FOCUSES

It’s a String Thing #185 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It’s a String Thing #186 by Adele Bruno
Joey’s weekly tangle challenge #154
Pattern Collections String #22
TanglePatterns String 250 by Nancy Smith
Weekly Challenge #305: “DuoTangle Marasu vs Molygon” by Laura Harms
Weekly Challenge #86: L-B-S by Diane and Carolien

FACEBOOK GROUPS and PAGES

Elatorium: Daily New Challenges
Monotangle Adventures Challenges
Pattern Collections Daily Pattern Focus
Shading Zentangle Challenge #083 Por Fin
Square One™: Purely Zentangle® Weekly Focus: Por Fin
Zentangle All Around: Tangle It! Journal Study and other challenges
Zentangle Tangled & Journaled, Too! Zentangle Primer Book Study

EVENTS

We❤2Tangle 2017 in Calgary, Alberta

PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS, REVIEWS, GIVEAWAYS

3DTangle Echo Lines by Eni Oken
Review: The ColoringNotebook by Sandra Strait
Tangle Game Vol 1 by Ina Sonnenmoser

TUTORIALS

Knotty Business by Cherryl Moote
Sweethearts and Sweets by Cindy Angiel

SHOW & TELL

My week in art by Geneviève Crabe
Amping Up the Backgrounds by Alice Hendon
Elisa Murphy, CZT from Zentangle blog
Loving These Florals by Alice Hendon


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

3D Block’d Screen by Ina Sonnenmoser
Aprox by Susan Pundt
Ballby by Damy Teng
Cruffle 150 ways by Sandy Hunter
Curlycrown by Kathrin Güssow
Diskbee by Beate Winkler
Echo-S by Jo Flaherty
Florastella by Nina
G-Chi by Suzanne Crisafi
Moffo by Renate Wirth
Mupfeln by Dörte Seupel-Kör
Seahorse by Dörte Seupel-Kör
Seaz by Jo Flaherty
Snow White Flower by Marisa Dimidiuk
Snugglywrap by Nicole Dreyer
Walpaprd by Linda Rea

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Review: Tangle It! Journal

My online friends Simona Cordara, Alice Hendon, and Ina Sonnenmoser recently published a book called Tangle It! Journal*.

Tangle It! cover

The size of the book is 5.5×8.5″ which makes it nicely portable for tangling on the go.

The book consists of a collection of fun, imaginative, bite-sized activities, challenges, drawing ideas, and more. The book includes space for drawing and tangling, so it’s easy to get started with just a pen and a pencil. Anyone can use this book, no experience necessary. It’s not necessary to do the activities in order, so you can open the book at any page and get started.

I used a Micron pen, a graphite pencil, and coloured pencils, and all worked well on the paper.

Here is a sample activity. The owl on the left is already tangled, ready for you to colour. The one on the right is just a line drawing for you to tangle.

owl

The book also includes 20 new patterns. This drawing is part of a two-page spread. The page on the left (not shown) contains the step-outs for the pattern Ringz, and the page below is my drawing using this pattern.

Ringz

Below is the tangle Heart Wrap, with my drawing at the bottom.

Heart Wrap

This book is a delightful collection of fun and interesting activities, for both beginner and experience tanglers. You can order it on amazon and other online book sellers.
Click here for amazon.com.
Click here for amazon.ca.

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*Disclosure: I was given a free copy of the book in exchange for a review.

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2015 Creativity Challenge – week 38

This is week 38 of Kelly Barone 2015 Challenge.
You can click the images below for a larger view.


Two new digital collages, one featuring a hand-drawn mandala.

Digital collage

Digital collage


I did some colouring this week. First, some of my mandalas.

Mandala in coloured pencil

 

Mandala two ways

 

And a free colouring page from Dover Publications.

Coloured page


And finally, a work in progress. This is a monogram from an old design book.

Colouring ornate letter G


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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2015 Creativity Challenge – week 25

This is week 25 of Kelly Barone 2015 Challenge.
You can click the images below for a larger view.


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 #197

RedBubble Tote Bags and more

CHALLENGES
It’s a String Thing #63 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It’s a String Thing #64 by Adele Bruno
Joey’s weekly tangle challenge #32
Tackle it Tuesday T U E results compiled by Cheryl Rotnem
Tackle it Tuesday Halloween Style Cheryl Rotnem
Weekly Challenge #191 “Monotangle: Betweed” by Laura Harms

TUTORIALS and TEMPLATES
Celtic design by David Nicholls
Flower Outline 2 by Judy West
Gelly Roll Hand Lettering Tips with Julie Fei Fan Balzer
Geometry without Tears by David Nicholls
How to tangle on glass Christmas ornaments by Anna Houston
Plan away! by Betsy Wilson
TanglePatterns String 128 by Margaret Bremner via Linda Farmer

REVIEWS and GIVEAWAYS
Astrobrights Paper Review by Cathy
Review and Giveway–Clairefontaine GraF it Dotgrid Sketchpad by Sandra Strait

SHOW and TELL
How to Get On *and Stay On* a Creative Roll by Jennibellie
The ease of Zentangle by Joan Delony
What’s Your Style? by Caren Mlot
When Dice Meet Doodles by Colette Horsburgh
Zentangle newsletter October 23rd, 2014
Zentangle on The View on ABC (video plays in U.S. only)

Patterns eBook

TANGLES and PATTERNS
Alphabet Pattern Series – G by Judy West
Diversity by Linda Rea
Fabulous Fengle by Margaret Bremner
Festune video by Ellen Wolters
Half Moon by Anne Marks
MInLine by Mei Hua Teng
Nebel video by Sandy Bartholomew
Reflections by Cheryl Craver
Scena video by Ellen Wolters
Spupa by Mei Hua Teng
Tangle Refresher 89 by Linda Farmer
Vermal video by Ellen Wolters
YNY by Lianne Woods
Yortaidis, Zun by Olga

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Weekly Roundup #193

Tangle Organizers

CHALLENGES
It’s a String Thing #59 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It’s a String Thing #60 by Adele Bruno
Joey’s weekly tangle challenge #28
Tackle it Tuesday T E M results compiled by Cheryl Rotnem
Tackle it Tuesday Tangles Starting with B E R by Cheryl Rotnem
TanglePatterns String 124 by Nancy Newlin via Linda Farmer
Weekly Challenge #187 “String Theory – Blind String” by Laura Harms

TUTORIALS and TEMPLATES
Watercolor Wednesday with Schut-05 by Sandra Strait

REVIEWS and GIVEAWAYS
5th Week Giveaway by Judy West
Pens Review by Cathy

SHOW and TELL
Pastels on 5th – Sidewalk Art by Sue Clark

Patterns eBook

TANGLES and PATTERNS
Alphabet Pattern Series – C by Judy West
Cornman by Kim Cyr
Fizz and Podzles by Chris Gerstner
Jester, Egyp, Illusion by Dorothy Allison
JuJuBeedze by Rosemary Hill
Mills ‘n Boats by Lily Moon
Poppie Love by Lila Popcheff
Sqaro by Helen Adams
Wormette by Simona Cordara
Xeni tips by Adele Bruno

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Roundup delayed

I’m experiencing an Internet outage (and cable TV, home phone). ETA for repairs is tomorrow afternoon. I can access the Internet on my mobile phone, but I can’t do the roundup.

Look for the roundup late Saturday or Sunday.

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New eBook: Pattern and Tangle Links

If you are a fan of the Weekly Roundup, you know that each week I post two sets of links. The first is a collection of articles and video links that my be of interest to my readers, and the second consists of links to new patterns and tangles published that week.

I have compiled the 2000+ pattern links from the first three years of the Roundup in an eBook. Click the image below for more information.

Pattern and Tangle Links