Gasket & CarpetOriginally uploaded by molossus aka rooibas Triangles and Squares and Circles, oh my! The most basic of shapes become fragile and beautiful with fractal geometry. Waclaw Sierpinski was a Polish mathmetician who described the properties of these two fractals. They are interesting both mathmatically and visually. You can create a delicate, lacy effectContinue reading “Gasket & Carpet: 2 non-officialZentangle/ZIA patterns”
CrossroadsOriginally uploaded by molossus aka rooibas We all come to a crossroads sooner or later, forced to make a choice that will change our life. This crossroads pattern isn’t life-changing, but it is bold and striking and can change your zentangle in elegant ways.
NFT-Peacock PrideOriginally uploaded by molossus aka rooibas Peacock Pride by Sandra Kay Strait aka Molossus is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License.Based on a work at http://www.flickr.com/photos/aceo/4223563798/. I varied my peacock pattern for this zentangle inspired drawing. 8.25 x 5 moleskine sketch journal. Various artist and brush pens. I’veContinue reading “Peacock Pride: Zentangle Inspired drawing”
PeacockOriginally uploaded by molossus aka rooibas Peacocks are such silly birds but they know they are beautfiul, strutting slowly so all can admire their radiance. This peacock feather isn’t true to life, but it’s frilly and soft and perfect for that last embellishment in a zentangle. 2 FeathersA beautiful ATC by Carolion. You can see moreContinue reading “Peacock: non-official Zentangle/ZIA pattern”
XpetalOriginally uploaded by molossus aka rooibas Fractal Geometry–math and image combine to crystalize patterns in rare and elegant designs. Each image twisting itself into spirals of mathmatically perfect repetition, over and over. You don’t need to be mathmatically perfect, or even understand the math, to use fractal designs in your zentangles. Just repeat an imageContinue reading “Xpetal: non-official Zentangle/ZIA pattern”
Tangle Pattern -Leopard or JaguarOriginally uploaded by molossus aka rooibas Big cats are the embodiment of grace and power. They glide through the jungle, their coats rippling over muscle. The spot pattern of the leopard or jaguar makes a simple, but striking tangle that provides movement and power to a zentangle or Zentangle Inspired ArtContinue reading “Leopard or Jaguar: non-official Zentangle/ZIA Pattern”
Tangle Pattern -JayOriginally uploaded by molossus aka rooibas Bird’s feathers are beautiful things. They flow, they’re frothy and full of hypnotic detail. You could zentangle forever using nothing but bird feathers as inspiration. The striped pattern can be used alone, without the feather shape, but the feathers are a nice embellishment for nooks and corners, orContinue reading “Jay-non-official Zentangle/ZIA Pattern”
Well let’s see if I’ve got this right. I intend to post zentangle tangles that I have created (that is: the steps to create a pattern, not the pattern itself. Hard to actually create those because they’re everywhere!). I’ll also post alerts to let people know that tangles have been posted elsewhere, such as whenContinue reading