11/5/11

AEDM -day 5

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Day 5 takes me in a different direction.  Margaret over at Enthusiastic Artist is an amazing Zentangle artist and is going to give away a dozen of her drawings in celebration of one year of blogging.  In return she's asked people to send her traditional Zentangle tiles, so I complied.  I drew a few, these three were the best though I only sent her a couple.  A traditional tile is 3.5" square, is divided by a randomly drawn pencil "string" and then tangled within the string.

I find the creation of these very relaxing and rewarding - you still need to consider artistic principles like light/dark, contrast of shapes, shading, etc. but it's accomplished in a repetitive, relaxing mode.  And I can do it anywhere - sitting in front of the TV, in a waiting room, on break at work.....

Check out all the MANY other creative endeavors on day 5 here at Art Every Day Month.


9 comments:

  1. Terrie, love these, its great that you can do this anytime, any place and anywhere, I'm going to pay Margaret a visit, thanks for sharing. Have a blessed weekend. Amanda

    Amanda - Realityarts-Creativity
    Art Blog

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  2. These are amazing Terrie! Thanks so much for sharing, much love Jennibellie xx

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  3. I'm really drawn to the second one. I want to sit beneath the shade of it's mushroominess (yes, I invented a word) lol :). Thanks for sharing.
    Stay inspired!

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  4. Wow! The last one reminds me of art deco - love it!

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  5. Loving the second one also. These are just fabulous! HuGGs, and Happy Day #5!!!

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  6. These are wow! Loved all but my fav is (also!) the second one.:)


    Thais Gisele
    ~sweet-lemmon
    http://sweet-lemmon.blogspot.com

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  7. These are great, I've always wanted to try these.

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  8. You are managing to get so much done!!!! They are cool though... thinking I may need to grab my sketchbook from the car and keep it on the table near the couch to get me picking it up more xx

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  9. So much detail, they are amazing!
    Gwen

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