Tuesday, July 25, 2017

"It's a String Thing" #205

It's Tuesday, your good news day!

In searching for inspiration for a new string, I glanced up at the cork board above my desk to see a picture my granddaughter, Pauline, drew on her last visit.  It was just what I needed!

Here is our string inspired by Pauline's artwork ~

IAST 205 String by Adele Bruno, CZT

The tangles we will use this week include:

Pauline's Pigtail - one of my tangles
Since Pauline is my inspiration for the string, how could I not choose her tangle this week?  I first published it almost four years ago - how time flies!

Shard by Carole Ohl
This is an angular and more random tangle than Shattuck.  They should be interesting to use together on the same tile.

Shattuck by Maria Thomas
Some of the examples of Shattuck feature the arcs mirroring each other.  I find that the pattern is just as beautiful when they are randomly placed.  You may want to try it both ways and decide for yourself.

Simply pencil the string line onto your tile and tangle away! Keep in mind that string lines are suggestions and let the patterns lead the way.

Here are the (Not so) Official Guidelines: 
* Challenges are posted on Tuesdays.
*Use the string posted for the week and some or all of the suggested patterns
* Submit a photo of your tile saved as jpg or scan your tile (300 dpi or higher) and save as a jpg
*Email your jpg file as an attachment to - brunoadelem@gmail.com
*Entries are to be submitted by Saturday evenings.
*Photos and 'Best of Show' are posted on Mondays. 

Send in your photos - you will encourage and inspire fellow Zentangle® enthusiasts all over the world.  WHEN YOU SIGN YOUR NAME, PLEASE INCLUDE WHERE YOU LIVE.  

PLEASE NOTE: It is not necessary for you to have a blog or website to participate. 
In order to eligible for the drawing, you must send in your completed tile.

If you do have a blog or website, I will add a link upon request. 
Please include the site specific URL. 

I look forward to your emails.

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