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Thursday, March 5, 2015

Zen Egg

My friends Kerri and Tamera brought me a wood tree to tangle on last year, and I had it at Art 'n Soul for a while.  This year, they brought me a very large white plastic egg, that was about a foot high, and about 8" wide at the wide end.  I spent an evening and the better part of a day working on it off and on.  Debbie Gaetz, who has the blog  http://bellacartaatartnsoul.blogspot.com, kindly photographed the egg, which now resides on the Zentangle table at Art 'n Soul  I thought I would post these for you to see.










And the top


I used an Identipen (permanent ink pen from Sakura) and also a Sharpie Extra Fine Oil Based paint pen, both in black.  I really like the classic black and white look best.  The Sharpie paint pen was slightly more challenging in that it took longer to dry and I had to be careful to keep my hand out of what I had already drawn.  I liked it better though, because it made a finer line than the Identipen.  The Identipen was perfect for areas that needed to be colored in.  Another challenge is that the egg was...well...egg shaped, and also slippery to hold.  I had a lot of fun doing it though, and it made me itch for another tangle project.



6 comments:

  1. LOVE IT!!! Gorgeous project very chic in black and white!

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  2. egg-cellent work! (couldn't resist!). it really is a work of art and I hope everyone comes to Art 'n Soul to see it.

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    1. Haha! Good one Debbie! and thanks so much!

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  3. WOW - Dianne, that is just stunning! Puts my one attempt to shame and then some. What's your next challenging surface to work on? From Laura Pervier

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    1. Thanks Laura! You know, it just takes a little practice - you can do it! I don't know what the next thing will be...probably something else will fall into my lap crying out to be tangled. ;-)

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