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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Challenge #75 - Cadent

    Wonderful choice, Diva!  I love cadent.  It was one of the first tangles I learned, and proceeded to use it all the time.  I love the "swoopie" feel to it.   It is just plain fun!
     I started out with a big cadent swooping across the tile.  Then decided it should have some support.  What better tangle to support cadent than girders girdy.  Then spilling from all this support are a lot of variations of cadent.  Lots of fun to play with on a hot summer day!

    Of course I am not through playing by a long shot!  So I penciled in "linq" on my next tile and filled it with cadent!  They seemed to just beg to be together.  Before I started drawing the variation in the cadents, I took a second look and thought they looked a lot like the tail of a seahorse.  So I cut a larger (5x7) piece of paper and took cadent for a swim!  It works perfectly and I love the seahorse!  I've never framed any of my tangles, but he may have to find a home in one.
Seahorse
     Now that I have satisfied the cadent-urge, I am going back to my on-going project.  I am doing a tile for each letter of the alphabet.  I have only gotten "A" done, but it is a chance to explore some tangles I don't often use and revisit old ones I love.  Hidden in the tile is a tiny letter A.  I thought I would try to hide the letter in each tile.
"A"
   Thank you for dropping by and now I am off to check out the other entries.  By the way, if anyone could tell me - in very simple non computer talk - how to put a slideshow on my blog, I would love it.  I have tried and it doesn't show up.  What am I doing wrong?  Thanks!
 

12 comments:

  1. I love how you played with cadent! My favorite is cadent spilling out - great idea!

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  2. Well, ....!
    I love your seahorse!!!!
    I cant help you with the slideshow, sorrie!

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  3. That seahorse is so beautiful. It is definitely worthy of a nice frame.

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  4. Your seahorse is absolutely delightful.

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  5. I found the 'A':) Gorgeous tiles!

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  6. You made your tiles fun. My favorite is the first tile, love the second and your seahorse is adorable.

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  7. Wow!!!! They are all very beautiful, but the seahorse is quite special. Also the last one with 'A'; a great idea.

    Annemarie Huijts

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  8. Beautiful seahorse... as for the slideshow, try this link: http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/how-to-use-the-google-blogger-slideshow-gadget.html

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  9. My favorite is the seahorse though all are fantastic! I love the way you have explored different options with this lovely tangle!

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  10. Beautiful tiles! You should frame that lovely seahorse and your alphabet idea is terrific. You've inspired me!

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  11. I love all your tiles, especially the seahorse.

    I also like the alphabet idea - but I've looked and looked and I can't see the letter A anywhere.......aaarghhhh!

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  12. Check out the upper right hand section.

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