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Zentangle, Doodling and Coloring for Adults trends

Google trends is a Google based engine which helps you to find out how a specific subject is trending in the search engine and the news. This is the graph…

Zenith tangle, shaded by Eni Oken • enioken.com

Zenith Challenge

Whenever I’m participating in a Zentangle® challenge, I always add an extra little personal challenge for myself: to find ways to make the tangle pattern 3-dimensional, through drawing, color or…

3DTangle Shading Fearlessly now in print • enioken.com

Shading Fearlessly now in print!

Now you can also get 3DTangle Shading Fearlessly in print.

Overlap to create great depth - enioken.com

Overlapping Arches

I was thinking about a discussion with one of members of my Shading Zentangle® Facebook Group about layers and overlap. I have written so much about this topic (jewelry design, texture…

Giveaway contest at enioken.com

Giveaway Contest 2015

Now that I have a neat little collection of shading ebooks, I sort of need more reviews and testimonials on my Facebook page. I’m thinking of doing a giveaway contest:…

Learn how to shade Zentangle® and ZIA with Eni Oken • enioken.com

Directional light, Flat space and Cast shadows

For our third 3DTangle Challenge at the Shading Zentangle® Facebook group, we are covering cast shadows (also known as drop shadows). I asked participants to search for tutorials online on how…

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

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