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A pen and some fabric | un stylo et du tissu

A pen and some fabric | un stylo et du tissu

Why tangle only on paper? There are so many other fun options! Like fabric. What do you tangle on for fun? Pourquoi tangler uniquement sur du papier? Il y a plein d'autres options, dont le tissu. Et vous sur quoi vous tanglez quand vous voulez vous amuser?

Walking the Labyrinth

Walking the Labyrinth

As I continue to share how to draw Labyrinths in class, I wanted to share with you this work on a classical Man In a Maze Labyrinth. As usual I like the approach of hand drawing the labyrinth, it allows me to let go of the idea of a perfect shape. I just walk the...

April’s Fool | Poisson d’Avril

In France, when I grew up, there was this tradition on April fool's day to cut out little paper fish and paste them on people's back without them noticing. As a kid, it was so much fun and usually you were laughing so hard, it was difficult to do it unnoticed. I...

Well, well, who

A new tangle got released recently by Zentangle, Inc. It was a fun experience to teach in class. Un nouveau tangle vient de sortir récemment, publié par Zentangle, Inc. C'était amusant à enseigner et à voir la variété dans les tuiles réalisées. And look how much...

Labyrinth exploration

I am just sharing an image today. Walk the labyrinth for me please. Je partage juste une image aujourd'hui. -- "We enter a labyrinth to find our center, we enter a maze to loose ourselves..."

Embedded letters | Lettres inscrites

I have been hooked on embedded letters. It is a somewhat recent trend in the Zentangle Method®️ world. It is just plain fun. But eventually I wanted to be able to to frame them, to feel like I could manage how they evolved on my paper. Make them self standing in a...

Tenacity |Ténacité – 3

Here is another example of a class series exploring tenaciously and in depth a new technique: the DUAL COLOR TILE. --> You can read more about the importance of tenacity and this series of blog posts here. Voici un autre exemple de séries de cours explorant en...

E40 Masculine-Feminine

As we explore the subject of the Muse or Inspiration through a series of episodes, we thought it would be interesting to look at the concept of masculine/feminine and how that affects our creativity and our inspiration. All throughout the world, time and culture,...

Tenacity | Ténacité – 2

Here is another example of a class series exploring tenaciously the tangle ING --> You can read more about the importance of tenacity and this series of blog posts here. Voici un autre exemple de séries de cours explorant en profondeur et avec ténacité le tangle...

E39 Overwhelm | Dépassée – 2

This week Kellie and I re-issue the episode 17 Overwhelm with a new intro (updated discussion) and the E17 after show (usually available only to subscribers and patrons) as an all-together episode. We wanted to explore again this topic as it seems particularly...

About tenacity | Au sujet de la ténacité

How often does it happen that we face something we feel is too much for us, or we cannot seem to grasp how to go about it? Do we even realize our feelings come from our thoughts in the moment? What does this realization change for us? Regularly, in class, I have...

E38: Ritual | Rituel

7/28/2018 - French Translation added below - Traduction française ajoutée plus bas. Rituals have existed throughout time and culture When you look in the dictionary a ritual is defined as a solemn ceremony consisting of a series of actions performed according to a...

E37 : Inner Critic | Auto-critique v.2

Sometimes we are harder on ourselves than we would ever be with a friend – this week we re-issue one of our first few episodes - Inner Critic. Listen in as we add some perspective from the past year, and the original episode where we explore that negative voice and...

Episode 35 : Trust | Confiance

Believing in yourself, in your ability. Have confidence, be convinced you can do it. How do we find this trust in our capacities? Do we take notice when we hesitate or discard our ability, when we don’t trust ourselves? How to pay attention and grow that trust? In...

Tangled insomnia | Un peu d’insomnie et je tangle

It happens to all, I know, life throws us curve balls sometimes. I pretty much feel like I am being tumbled in a washer lately.. so many things happening and my thoughts go all over the place and my feelings follow. Unexpectedly, I had a sleepless night (or two 🙂 - I...

E34: Keeko

In today’s episode Kellie and I discuss Keeko … and Nekton, two tangles using similar steps to draw them but with a sizable difference: order or chaos. I personally enjoy drawing Keeko a lot and was really surprised to learn that was not wholly as true for Kellie!...

5 minutes pause

Every day throughout our day we have a choice: move through life being focused and mindful or letting life pass by with its busy-ness. There are always ressources available online, in books, through teachers to help us be more present. But, maybe, it just starts first...

Look around you | Regardez autour de vous

In continuing in this series of blog post about curiosity, I keep finding ideas to blog about. I am having so much fun writing this whole series. It seems the more you keep your eyes and your mind open, the more you let curiosity take you on a journey, the more...

A little inspiration | Un peu d’inspiration

There are time when life gets in the way. Things happen. You may feel like your creativity is gone and dried up. Or you may need to keep your spirit up. There are so many reasons your mind can come up with to let you down and make you feel like you are loosing...

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