Watchers. As she walked through the marketplace, she admired all of the woven and embroidered trims on the awnings. Then, she noticed the Borbs, looking down at her above the spice vendor. It was such and alien reminder. This was not her home, not her planet. Zentangle drawn on Strathmore Vellum Bristol using a black, Micron pen. Shading done with graphite pencil. Tangles: Aloha Avreal Borbz Enyshou Unyun

Creatures. As the ship floated just above the surface, she stared out the window at the myriad of creatures. She thought, “The Universe has a bizarre sense of humor!” Zentangle drawn on Strathmore Vellum Bristol using a black, Micron pen. Shading done with graphite pencil. Tangles: Borbz Btl Joos Doodle Bugs Fern Grubz Magma Quabog Squirmy Twiggy

Just add fish. This reminds me of the view into a nicely landscaped aquarium. I guess I still have OdySea on my mind! Zentangle drawn on Strathmore Vellum Bristol using a sepia, Micron pen. Tangles: Borbz Coral Pods Quabog Reef Roxi

Island influence. I saw the movie Moana recently. I think it is one of my favorite Disney Princess movies of all time. For this tile, I went through my step-outs and chose lots of tangles that I thought represented Pacific Islander styles. Zentangle drawing done with Micron pen on Strathmore Vellum Bristol. Tangles: Archer Borbz Chard Fassett Five Oh Papyrus Plum Leaf Roxi2 Yin-Yang Leaf

Sometimes you just need a little color in your life! I recently got a set of Faber-Castel Polychromos Artist‘s Pencils. I‘ve always used Prismacolor pencils, but over the last few years the quality of the pencils themselves has gone down hill. So I was looking around to see if there was anything better and found the Polychromos. For starters, they are oil-based, instead of wax-based. That means the pencil lead is harder, and puts down a more vibrant layer very quickly.