Creative Tangle: Creating Your Own Patterns for Zen-Inspired Art

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F&W Media, Incorporated, 2014 - Art - 126 pages

Create your own original Zentangle patterns!

Many an artistic soul has fallen in love with the beautiful, meditative art of Zentangle, an easy-to-learn way of creating pleasing images using repeating patterns. For enthusiasts ready to take it to the next level, Creative Tangle is the first book to show how to invent your own original patterns inspired by everyday items--rugs, pottery, scrapbook paper, fabrics in your clothes closet, a vine in your garden...virtually everywhere you look are shapes and patterns just waiting to be tangled! Turn to the fresh ideas in this book for showcasing your one-of-a-kind designs on a range of pretty, practical items. You will unleash your creativity and look at your world in a whole new, wonderfully tangled way!

What's Inside:

  • A fun and simple 3-step process for designing your own tangles
  • 24 fantastic off-the-tile projects, from name signs, wine glasses and decorative wrappings to pendants, zendalas and tangled pet portraits!
  • Expert tips for embellishing preexisting patterns, creating themes, and adding color to your tangles
  • Inspiration photos, new patterns and templates

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User Review  - deldevries - LibraryThing

great ideas, colors, and creativity. a good book to come back to again for more ideas and inspiration. Read full review

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About the author (2014)

From the first moment Trish Reinhart discovered Zentangle, she felt a connection to its creative possibilities and meditative effects and threw herself into the art whole-heartedly. Trish has a degree in commercial art and is a mixed-media artist with many years of experience as a writer, demonstrator and teacher.

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