I’m not much of a doodler, but when I am stressed, I find myself turning to Zentangles. It’s just so calming to put on some music and focus on creating intricate patterns.
What are Zentangles, you ask?
It’s a method that was created by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas as a way to increase focus and creativity, provide artistic satisfaction, and create an increased sense of personal well being. And all you need to get started is paper, pencil and a black pen!
Click here to read more about the nuts and bolts of creating Zentangles.
I created this particular piece on 180 gsm paper. The background was painted with acrylic inks, and then I sketched the birdie and spent a few relaxing hours zentangling! This lovely little birdie now graces the cover of a small handmade book that I made last year. I’m planning to make a few more of these and put them up for sale, soon!
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