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Sunday, July 14, 2013

Knightsbridge and Dare #65

    The art work is not hard.  The blog writing is not difficult.  It's that stupid title!  I struggle with what to call each post.  Now isn't that ridiculous?  I mean seriously, who really cares?  And how often do people read and ponder the wisdom (or lack of) my title!?  But nevertheless, I do.  I have the post written in my head, the art work is waiting, and I sit and stare at the title space.  Oh good grief! 
    Roy at Mindful-Creations asked us to use knightsbridge as our monotangle.  I really think of this tangle as one of those "blah" tangles.   It is not that I don't like it, I just don't care about it one way or the other.  It was fun to take a look at other ways to put it to use, but honestly, I probably won't begin to start using it a lot.
     Erin"s Bright Owl dare was a really great template this week.  I loved it.  I have discovered I tend to lean toward loving templates that have odd numbered sections.  Isn't that weird?
     

     I found this picture of some architecture on pinterest.  A door frame or something in Zanzibar.  I am trying to work out the steps to make it a tangle.  That is my first attempt at it around the border.  Maybe when I have it finalized in my brain I will post the steps. 
     I looked at the other entries tonight from this dare.  It was amusing to see how many people saw butterflies in the template.  I totally missed that until I saw their lovely work.  I could not see anything but flowers.  I put flowers in the first try, then again in the second.


       For the last try, I had to get rid of the flowers.  I wanted to do something different.  My brother says this is his favorite.  I am not sure it appeals to me.  But I did it and here it is either way!
     The little things in the center remind me of pizza slices.  Which is why I didn't even think about coloring it.  I would have had to make those rosey tangles pepperoni!  Oh my!
     I hope you have had a wonderful week.  I got several more cards made - yahoo! We also were treated to a few hours of sunshine for a day or two.  Thanks for dropping by and leaving me some sunshine.  Now I am off to finish enjoying the other wonderful art work on these sites and leave a comment or two myself.

8 comments:

  1. Wow, I agree with your brother, the last one is flowing and well balanced, after that I like the first zendala a lot.
    I like what you did with Knightsbridege!
    And about a title?????? Well I 'hate' it if I come up with nothing more then just 'Dare 65' or something.
    But like you say, who really cares?

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  2. Lots of lovely artwork Cathy.
    Titles are really weird - I often find that I just call it what it is - if I do a one off ie not part of any challenges then I may or may not come up with something. No biggy really - a lot of artists don't like adding titles as to not influence the viewer. :)

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  3. I agree titles are hard to come up with for all of the different tiles. I really like the way you have done you tiles and the pizza one made me laugh cause I all ways find myself looking for something in the tiles. Nice work

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  4. I'm not sure anyone pays any attention to the title. It's your beautiful tangles that people come to see. I love the little piece of Knightsbridge that slides through the paper best. I also like the first Dare because it looks like little bouquets garni and I happen to be hungry at the moment :)

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  5. What a lot of wonderful artworks! Knightbridge is so various and creative!! Also all zendalas are lovely! The first and the third one are my favorites. The first is so delicate with a nice contrast. The third appears so lively and well-balanced! Nicely done!

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  6. All three zendalas are pretty, but I too, like the first and third ones the best. The border on the first one is very nice. I think that would make a fabulous tangle to post. I really like the third design too - it's fun to look at. And yes, they look like pizza slices LOL

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  7. All lovely! You did a wonderful job, and my fav. is the last one.

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  8. Really like the border on your first one. Will be anxious to see the step-out.

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