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Take your practice to the next level

Take your practice to the next level

What is the one thing that prevent you from taking your creative practice to the next level? As an experienced Certified Zentangle® Teacher and over the last 8 years teaching, I have seen this over and over : people struggle with the next step (and sometimes with the...

What is Zentangle?

What is Zentangle?

You may have heard about Zentangle® and wondered what is exactly Zentangle? Zentangle is a trademark. It is also a method. What is the Zentangle Method™ ? Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas are the founder of the Zentangle Method. It is a fun, relaxing and easy-to-learn...

How to organize and store your Zentangle® artwork

How to organize and store your Zentangle® artwork

This question “how to organize and store your Zentangle® artwork” is a recurring subject in my Facebook group Le Monde Francophone Zentangle and from my students! And I know why. I don’t know if you are like me, but quickly after I started to practice with the...

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...

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...

Episode 31: Conversation with Author Jennifer Hotes

In this latest episode 31 of TanglePod, Kellie and I interview author Jennifer Hotes. A fascinating conversation about inspiration – at least to me, and I certainly hope for our listeners too. As I was tangling and listening again to the episode. I took some notes to...

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...

Love is all | L’amour c’est tout

Here you go again, February, month of love! We can read about it everywhere. We see red roses, love cards and hearts. I am also hoping we will see more kindness and compassion. We will hear more about truly listening and accepting difference of opinions without harsh...

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