She hid behind the shield and allowed the expression of art to speak her truth.
I found the shield shaped string to be an interesting challenge. I tried to arrange the random tangles so that they complemented the shape, making it the focal point.
Zentangle drawn on Strathmore Vellum Bristol using a black, Micron pen. Shading done with graphite pencil.
Tangles: Angel Fish Beadlines Bumper Fassett Raddox Shard Squill Yincut