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Shaded tile by Eni Oken

Another ZIA tile

Here is yet another Zentangle-inspired tile I made last week. It looks to me like some sort of alien garden! Tile measures 4.5×4.5 inches. Tangles are wartz, pufcookie, freeform tri-roda,…

Colored shading studies by Eni Oken

Freeform Tri-roda Color studies

Shading in color is, to me, the holy grail of all meditative art work, no matter if it’s Zentangle®, doodling or just working a coloring book. I haven’t done much…

A shading progression by Eni Oken

Pufcookie Shading Progression

I’m just in love with this tangle variation Pufcookie (find the step out here), which is a mix between Puf, Cruffle and Fortune Cookie. It’s just SO good for creating…


Shading materials

Precision Micro Eraser The one I use is made by Tombow, it’s called Mono Zero Eraser. It works like a mechanical pen, and you can get the refills when it…

Pufcookie tangleation by Eni Oken | enioken.com

Tangle Pattern Variation: Pufcookie

Pufcookie is a mix hybrid between a few patterns such as Puf, Cruffle and Fortune Cookie. I looked for quite some time to see if there were any similar tangles…


July 2015 Summer Coupon

Get $20 off coupon valid during July 2015 when you get the entire 3D Tangle lot! Just use the code JULYFUN2015 when checking out. Minimum value in the cart must…

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Hi there! I’m Eni Oken, a multiple times award-winning artist and author of hundreds of articles, tutorials and books in print and online. For over 30 years I’ve explored art, color theory, fantasy and ornamental design. Aside from loving my son, being a chocolate appreciator and enjoying life as a cancer survivor, my true passion is finding methods and tools on how a person can create something remarkable.

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July 21, 2015: Check out the new 3DTangle Shading Book One: Tri-roda, Splinters, Aommes and Pufcookie

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