The Last Saturday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways

If you are looking for the Life Imitates Doodles Weekly Wednesday Giveaway #16 , you can find it here.

I started posting links to tangles, tutorials and giveaways back in January of 2010. I was doing it daily at that time. I’ve been down to one day a week for a while, and it’s still taking me hours every week. WordPress is flaky, making it more difficult to put the list together. Many of my reliable sources are no longer posting. Meanwhile, fewer and fewer people are stopping to look at the list.

You probably know where this is going. Although, I’ve very much enjoyed searching out all these wonderful links, there are other things I’d like to do with the time.

Today’s link list is my last.

I hope you will still come to visit and enjoy my art, reviews and tutorials. With the time I’ll be saving I plan to start up my Fun & Easy Landscape and Animal step-outs again and those will be posted on Saturday mornings. On Tuesdays, I’m posting a ‘Pencil to Paint’ mini-tutorial and Wednesdays, of course, I have the Weekly Wednesday Giveaways.

Artwork-A Study in Scarlet-Arteza Watercolor Brush Pen on Hahnemühle Cézanne cold-press.



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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.

36 thoughts on “The Last Saturday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways

  1. Always enjoyed your step outs and fun and easy landscapes. Hope you will do the things you most enjoy!!!!

  2. Thanks for all you have done with these links over the years Sandra. I learned about so many artists, supplies and techniques through you. I will miss these posts. I understand, however, WordPress has been a bit flaky as you put it. I look forward to your future tutorials. Nancy

  3. I only recently found your site so am sad that there will no longer be these lists but very much appreciate all the work you must have put into compiling them. I hope that all your new “spare” time will be filled with lots of enjoyment and fun.

  4. Sad to see it come to an end but am glad you are going to do what you enjoy. I can only imagine the time it has taken. Best of luck and I will continue watching your blog postings.

  5. Thanks for doing this for a while. To be honest I’ve only looked at your tutorials for the past months, since I do get messages from other sources regarding new patterns. Love your art work.

  6. Thanks for doing this and to be honest I will miss the posting of the tutorials because that is what I was looking at the past months since I do get messages from other sources regarding new pattern. Enjoy your more free time.

  7. I appreciate the time and effort you have put in to providing us with these lists, allowing us an easy path to experience new artists and new techniques. I have learned much from the resources you have shared, as well as from you (!) and look forward to seeing what the future will bring. Enjoy your new found freedom!

  8. Thank you sandra for the many hours spent over the years sharing the links.
    I’ll be looking forward to your stepouts.
    I really enjoyed doing them.
    Thanks again!

  9. I shall miss your lists and links, but there are new things to which I’ll look forward. Thanks so much!

  10. I do enjoy all your posts and look at each piece of art you’ve drawn. I’ve been getting links from you for so long now that I shall miss it, but maybe this means I’ll do more with the 100s of patterns I’ve printed out over the years!! Thank you for each and every one!!

  11. Thanks, Sandra, for all your time and efforts in doing this. Yours is one of the few blogs I seem to (almost always) read! I’m grateful and look forward to the next chapter in your blogging life!

  12. So sad , but i can partially understand your point of view. Thank you for all your efforts . I think I will have to depend on pintrest and some pattern lists to find new patterns now. But i am looking forward to what you are up to. Good luck on your new path of creativity.

  13. Wow, Sandra! You’re the most prolific artist and blogger I know. I look forward to seeing how you re-focus to fulfill your expanding artistic needs. I absolutely understand, as I know, you’re absolutely aware. 😉 Miss you lots, my friend.

  14. It was always very generous of you to take the time to do this. And now that is time you get to have to explore new creative adventures. I hope you have tons of fun with whatever comes next. 🙂

  15. I’m sorry that this is coming to an end, but I can understand how much time you put in on this. I found a lot sites and artists that I will continue to follow. Many thanks for your hard work over these last nine years.

  16. Sandra, I would like to thank you for the years of giving links that I have found instructive and enlightening. I most certainly understand and applaud your decision to move on. I know that I myself have reached a saturation point in reading/watching new techniques and need to spend more time actually doing these things. But, please know that your efforts have been so appreciated over the years and I am most grateful for all that you did to further my own journey. Now, enjoy spending that time folowing your own joyful exploration and development. Hugs, Jean

  17. It takes so much time to maintain a list like this. Not sure how you kept up with this for such a long time. Thank you for all the hard work you put into this. Hugs!

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