My tangle pattern: Zopetto


I got the idea for Zopetto from an artichoke. The leaves seemed like little heart, which I thought would delight many of you. I thought about naming it something like Arti-hearty, but then I discovered the word Zopetto. It’s the word for some kind of Italian limping dance. No relation to what  my tangle is, but I love the sound. And hearts mean love, right?

If anyone out there is like me and loves odd words, I found this awesome dictionary at the Phronistery website. It has other awesome word related stuff-the names of unusual animals, numeric stuff, 2 & 3 letter scrabble words. I could spend hours there! 

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Artist Ambassador for Zebra Pens. I'm a self-taught artist who dances about with all sorts of artistic mediums. My main loves are Watercolor, Zentangle and Ballpoint pen. The subjects of my work are many and varied and change at whim. I'm a little bit crazy, but doesn't that come with being an artist? At my Life Imitates Doodles Blog, I post a list of resource links for Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways two times a week. I also write reviews, hold giveaways and share my art work.

2 thoughts on “My tangle pattern: Zopetto

  1. Italian limping dance???? Oh my. I want to do a bad limerick with Gepetto and Zopetto…Lovely lovely tangle as always

  2. That was my first thought too. The only thing I could come up with…

    There once was a dad named Gepetto,
    Who loved to dance the Zopetto,
    But, untimely mischance,
    A bad twist while he danced,
    He was turned from a bass to falsetto.

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