Friday, March 7, 2014

snowflake zendala challenge




I really enjoy the zendala templates that Erin Olson puts up on her blog 'the Bright Owl'. On this template she also suggested we think of it as a snowflake. I wasn't seeing a snowflake at first but I remembered that we are allowed to add and subtract lines from the template as we wish so I found my snowflake. 


This is the original template I started with.

I started with one of my hand colored tiles and traced the lines I wanted with my light box. Actually I did the tracing directly with my white gelly roll pen. I then added more aura lines with the white pen and shaded ares I wanted to emphasize with colored pencil.

I decided to keep this zendala simple, and not add tangles this time. It feels much more serene this way.

I can't believe they are predicting more snow tonight. UGH! I am so ready for spring! As much as enjoyed the beauty of this template and the challenge of doing the snowflake, I sure hope the next challenge will have a spring theme!

5 comments:

  1. This snowflake is very beautiful and so is your paper. I will try to send you some spring, we have a very early spring here in the Netherlands.

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  2. I love the simplicity and the color.

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  3. Beautiful, Sue. Really lovely - despite no tangles! Axxx

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  4. Your minimalist approach is amazing as is the choice of colour. Love it!

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  5. You certainly did find your snowflake. The color just adds so much. Looks great.

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