Friday, October 27, 2017

white on black - lace


Tangling on the black Zentangle tiles is a different experience from using the white or tan Zentangle tiles. It means you have to think of things in a different way. But it's definitely worth the effort. 

This time I was inspired by lace patterns and did a portion of a Zendala. I used white ink and my new glass dip pen. I need to play with this pen some more but when I have I'll do a blog post on it. The white areas that are softer are done using a wash that is more water than ink and applied with a paintbrush.

If you do a search for lace patterns to try this yourself, I suggest you also look for lace patterns from Arlene Linton. She is an artist and teacher with several books on the subject.

7 comments:

  1. I love this tile, great what you did with the paintbrush.

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  2. This is so beautiful! Thanks for the recommendation for Arlene Linton's lace patterns.

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  3. This looks like real fiber lace. Beautifully done.

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  4. that wash makes it so much like fine fabric! totally adds to your line work to convince me it's lace!

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