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Tangle Tuesday – week 03

Week 03 of Tangle Tuesday, a commitment to learn new tangle patterns and enrich my “recipe box” started by Jane Eileen’s FB group. I don’t know if I’ll last till…

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Pepper Challenge

The focus tangle of the week for the Shading Zentangle® Facebook Group is Pepper, (find the step out here). This sort of looks like a peppermint, but in my version…

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Blue Revolutions

I found time to make another duo color tile with Gems in a super busy week schedule.  I wasn’t too thrilled at how long it took to complete — 3…

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Duo Color and Tangle Tuesday

I really wanted to participate in the Duo Color challenge of my Shading Zentangle® Facebook group, but really couldn’t spare the time to create two identical drawings this week — too…

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White Pen Guide

To create gorgeously dazzling Gems you probably need a white ink opaque pen to draw highlights and speckles. Even if you’re not creating gemstones, at one point you will want to…

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Storing Tangles in Recipe cards

As a way to increase my tangle pattern collection, I have started to follow Jane Eileen’s Tangle Tuesday challenge on her FB Group Zentangle: Tangled & Journaled. This challenge encourages…

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Hi there! I’m Eni Oken, 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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