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Thursday, May 14, 2015

Alphabet Thursday Z is for Zentangle

Z is for Zentangle . . . 

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I first became interested in Zentangle when I was searching for quilting patterns and ideas.  I really didn't
know exactly what it was.  But, I was enchanted.

Here's a definition . . .

Zentangle Method

The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns.
Almost anyone can use it to create beautiful images. It increases focus and creativity, provides artistic satisfaction along with an increased sense of personal well being. The Zentangle Method is enjoyed all over this world across a wide range of skills, interests and ages.
We believe that life is an art form and that our Zentangle Method is an elegant metaphor for deliberate artistry in life.   (Click Here for more info.)
 Here are a few samples . . . 

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I am very interested in illustrated scripture.  My interest in Zentagle has grown since I realized that it is an excellent method to use for illustrating scripture.

Here's one example . . .

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zentangle cat - Google Search
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Lots of ideas . . .
And one perfect for letter Z . . .
 Ehlers Danlos is a genetic condition, and those of us with it are known as ZEBRAS. Because when Dr.s hear hoofbeats, they think horses, not zebras. Our symptoms often are misdiagnosed as fibromyalgia or other disorders.
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Z is for Zentangle 

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9 comments:

Annesphamily said...

At my grandson's high school graduation today someone said "learn something new everyday". I just did! Thank you, beautifully explained here. Have a terrific weekend and make sure you keep bringing your best to ALphabe Thursday, you did a wonderful job here today! Thank you.

Su-sieee! Mac said...

Wow! Beautiful work. I especially like the zebra.
The View from the Top of the Ladder

Anonymous said...

Beautiful! I've never heard of Zentangle, but now I'm going to explore it, because the examples you've shown are amazing. :)
Thanks for sharing!

Wandering Wren said...

Hi Lynne
I first became acquainted with Zentangles through Nessie Natters blog, and since then have loved this style, I am no artist but you have reminded me that I would love to try this one day. I love the cats and of course the bird!
Have a great weekend.
Wren x

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Thanks so much for stopping by!!
Glad to see you back to blogging. I have added your blog to my blog rolls..

Hugs,
Deb

Betty said...

I've never heard of it before. Very interesting.

abrianna said...

Beautiful patterns.

Anonymous said...

Beautiful images! I can certainly see how it would be relaxing.

bettyl-NZ said...

I've seen this on a few blogs and it's quite fascinating and versatile!