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Sunday, September 8, 2013

Thick and Thin, Tiny and Large

     Dare #72 was a lot of fun!  Bright Owl asked us to do her wonderful template using a size pen we don't normally use.  The micron 01 is the standard "go-to" pen for tangling - at least mine.  So for the template I used a very small 005 on one and the large 08 for one.  My only problem was that my 08 is running a bit low on ink.  Got to order another one.
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Every Inchie Monday

     Now for the "tiny" part of the title.  The word for this week was car.  I love doing these inchies.  They can really challenge the brain.  First I have to try to come up with a unique idea, which I really didn't do this week.  Then I have to fit any idea I have onto a one inch square.  Yep, a challenge!  Fortunately I have a huge stash of scrapbooking papers, stamps, etc. so I have lots of stuff to use if needed.

Autumn ATC swap

     For absolutely ages I have been wanting to get involved with an ATC swap.  Several years back I bought a book on ATCs and have been hooked.  I love the small size of one piece of art - a lot the reason I fell in love with tangling, the size of the tiles.  I just didn't know how to get into a swap.  Finally I lucked onto one.  It is a Facebook group.  So now I am into an ATC swap of fall-inspired tangled cards.  Here is the selection I have ready to mail.
      I took two large pieces of watercolor paper and randomly painted fall colors onto it.  When it dried I used two leaf stamps I have and stamped over the paper, then I cut it into ATC size cards.  After that, I just tangled away.  So much fun.  But as much fun as I had making them, I can't wait to start getting them in the mail from others. 
     Now onto some lesson plans.  This is the first time I have planned for my new schedule, so I better get started.  Have a great week and thanks for dropping by. 

10 comments:

  1. I really like how you completed the zendala with the heavier pen. It really works. And I also enjoy looking at your other works. You are quite talented!

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  2. Well you were busy these days. I like all of the autumn pieces, they have such nice color combos. You zendalas are both great.

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  3. Nice job on your zendalas. I like the way that you completed the template with the larger nib. Has a boldness. Also nice job on the shading.

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  4. Nice zendalas especially the bold one! Also, I love your ATC's for the Fall. Is it too late to participate in the swap? I would love to know more about it or how to reach the organizer. Would you mind sending me the info? Thank you!

    Happy tangling,

    Jacque Solomon
    www.tanglebright.com

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  5. Nice work with contrasting effects.

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  6. Nice to see the difference using different pens in your two zendalas.

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  7. love your designs as usual! you are so talented! I love the inchie, I like that everyone of them I have seen so far has used an older style car makes me wish I had :( love yours though great job!

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  8. I've really come on board to comment on your inchie which is lovely but your ATC cards are fantastic - I have just spent 15 minutes trying to work out a couple of your tangles - they are brilliant - love the leaves and colours - I don't normally like coloured zentangles but your use of colour in these is amazing. Love all your work just brilliant.

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  9. I'm happy you love inchies and are participating at Every Inchie Monday. Beautiful car old car.

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  10. You've been busy! I like the pumpkins and the leaf ones a lot.

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