Ticky Tacky Town


Artwork: Zebra Zensations Mechanical Colored Pencils on a Hahnemühle YouTangle tile. There’s an old folk song ‘Little Boxes’, that talks about neighborhoods filled with houses made of ticky tacky, that all look just the same. This is another one of the tangle drawings I did while watching movies on New Year’s Eve and when IContinue reading “Ticky Tacky Town”

Tangling from the Comfy Chair


Artwork: Zebra Pen Mildliner Pens on a Hahnemühle YouTangle tile. Hubby and I spent most of New Year’s with a Boston Cream pie and a pile of old movies, so I managed to do some tangling – because isn’t that what everyone does while watching movies?

Dinner at the Black Hole Diner – Tangle Drawing


Artwork – Zebra Zensations Technical Pen on Hahnemühle Nostalgie Postcard I started this one while at the airport, waiting to come home from Florida. Airports always feel a little bit like a black hole to me, sucking all the energy from you – hence the title. Since I got home, I’ve played hide and seekContinue reading “Dinner at the Black Hole Diner – Tangle Drawing”

Desert Island Discs


Artwork – Desert Island Discs-Zebra Zensations Technical Pen on Hahnemühle Nostalgie Postcard So I did manage to get all the episodes of Lost in Space Season 1 watched, but I wasn’t totally artless while doing so. I always have a set of my Zebra Zensations Technical Pens and Nostalgie Postcards sitting close to my chair.Continue reading “Desert Island Discs”

Cosmic Puppy and the Search for the Bountiless Bone-Day 4


Have you entered this week’s giveaway for a copy of Alice Hendon’s ‘Tangle Starts: Into the Future’, a tin of YouTangle tiles, a set of 48 Arteza Colored Pencils, and a 3 pk of Zebra Zensations Pens? If not, why not? It’s open internationally Go here to enter. Pages 19-21. Text: …carried on refreshed. He delved onContinue reading “Cosmic Puppy and the Search for the Bountiless Bone-Day 4”

Cosmic Puppy and the Search for the Bountiless Bone-Day 3


Pages 13-15. Text: He met many cosmic creatures and asked if they knew where the bone was. No one did, but it was a worthy search. On that, they were all in … Pages 16-18. Text: …agreement. “Bone,” said Cosmic Puppy and he trotted on past galaxy after galaxy. He stopped to drink from theContinue reading “Cosmic Puppy and the Search for the Bountiless Bone-Day 3”

Cosmic Puppy and the Search for the Bountiless Bone-Day 2


Pages 7-9. Text: …your breath. The bone you can gnaw forever and the Bone that will provide contentment for the entire universe.” Pages 10-12. Text: But Cosmic Puppy wasn’t listening. He was already scampering down the path, in search of the bone. To be continued tomorrow. To start at the beginning of this thrilling story,Continue reading “Cosmic Puppy and the Search for the Bountiless Bone-Day 2”

Cosmic Puppy and the Search for the Bountiless Bone-Day 1


Back in 2010, I filled a couple of Moleskine accordion albums with a tangle-illustrated story for friends. Hahnemühle just announced that they have released a Zig-zag album (which I’ll review in the future! *jumps for joy*) But the news made me think of this older artwork. Recently, I’ve had trouble keeping up with all myContinue reading “Cosmic Puppy and the Search for the Bountiless Bone-Day 1”

Bleedthrumanade with Big Eggs and Energy


Got lemons? Make lemonade.  got Marker Bleedthru?  Make Bleedthrumanade. Layout created with MyMemories Suite V3. I’m tired tonight, and I think I need to work on this a bit more but I wanted to get it posted.   Haven’t done a bleedthrumanade for a while–Rhodia ‘R’ Pad, Letraset Promarkers and Micron Sepias-Brush, Graphic & Pigma.

New tangle pattern enhancement Moquette


This pattern was drawn in one of Geneviève Crabe’s Tangle Organizers Layout #1.  For a review, and a chance to win one of her Organizers or one of her Journal 2012s, please check out my giveaway. Moquette is actually more of an ‘enhancement like ‘Aura’ than an actual tangle.  I’ve shown it used with swirls and lineContinue reading “New tangle pattern enhancement Moquette”