Daily Zen: 2018032701

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We all enjoy learning new things, pushing boundaries and growing in our art. But we shouldn’t forget where we came from in the process.

To keep with the original tradition of Zentangle, I have used the die and legend that came with my new Zentangle Kit to select the tangles that I used for this tile. I chose them one at a time, filling in a section before rolling for the next. I went around clockwise, starting with Bales. I think it’s fascinating how everything fits together and looks good without having to think much or labor over what to use where. That is what makes this type of tangling a very meditative experience.

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

Tangles: Bales Chartz Crescent Moon Floo Hollibaugh Poke-Root