Working Big!

Posted by on Jan 30, 2013 in Blog | 3 comments

Working Big!

Here’s what I’m up to these days… Long way yet to go. What’s everyone else been working on? Oh, last call for the V-Day card/origami workshops this weekend – probably going to cancel them at this point but would love to share some great tangles and card styles! Cheers, K2

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Book Review: Made in the Shade

Posted by on Jan 29, 2013 in Blog, Reviews, Waxing Eloquent | 1 comment

Book Review: Made in the Shade

So, my artsy little heart did a happy dance this evening even though my kids were still rampaging around energetically awake upstairs instead of sleeping.  I’d come down from putting the little monsters darlings to bed and there, on my doorstep, was a package.  I love packages.  Even if it’s only a free sample of some product (hey, I got a really cool keychain flashlight yesterday!) or those cheesy inkjet printed return labels that you get multitudes of when you once donated to a charity a zillion moons ago. This wasn’t a free sample of some unusable product, this...

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The “D” Word

Posted by on Jan 24, 2013 in Blog, Tiles, Waxing Eloquent | 24 comments

The “D” Word

This has come up a couple of times recently… including among people (and publishers – grr!) that ought to know better… so I need to get this off my chest:  Zentangle is not doodling. Doodling, by definition, is idle, aimless(1).  Zentangle is distinctly not.  Zentangle, rather than fill the empty spaces of a page or one’s head, fully engages the mind, releasing the clouding static of stress.  This is neither an idle nor aimless pursuit. To reduce Zentangle to the status of a meaningless scribble is to diminish each and every person who seeks to meditate visually,...

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Permission Granted!

Posted by on Jan 21, 2013 in Blog, Tiles | 4 comments

Permission Granted!

Ok, now I can inflict my Valentine’s swap ATCs on you! The background was done by the watercolor & salt method of the ATC I last posted, then I added some washi origami paper, some handmade paper with gold flecks in it, and then tangled with a Pigma Micron 01 and added a touch or two of gold metallic gelly roll. These were my first experiment with mixed media and I’d love your thoughts! Cheers, K2 P.S. Valentangles workshops coming up soon! Details are on the Upcoming Events links! Come play with me and you’ll go home with a beautiful creation plus materials for...

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Catching Up!

Posted by on Jan 21, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Catching Up!

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