Daily Zen: 2018082901

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Adaptation.

I recently had someone tell me that they never use Cadent when they are tangling. They don’t like it because they can’t get all the shapes to be “even”.

One of the the things that is great about tangling is that you can adapt whatever tangle you choose to work with your own style and ability!

So, today’s tile is a monotangle of Cadent… drawn in the “crazy” style. Meaning, there is no grid. I just drew the circles wherever I wanted and then connected them together with an “S” stroke!

I also did this quickly and didn’t even think about getting everything nice and neat and “even”. I kept the shading very simple.

This tile actually produced more Zen than if I had tried to make it all “perfect”! And it didn’t take a long time to do.

So, the lesson here is: adapt your tangling to what works for YOU!

Zentangle drawn on Strathmore Vellum Bristol using a black, Micron pen. Shading done with graphite pencil.

Tangles: cadent