Drawing Your Way to Increased Creativity, Focus, and Well-Being
Author: Marie Browning
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
Zentangle(R) is an easy-to-learn method of pattern drawing that reduces stress while promoting creativity. This book will introduce readers to the basic theory of Zentangle and provide instructions for drawing over 100 tangle patterns from such Certified Zentangle Teachers as Suzanne McNeill, Sandy Steen Bartholomew, and Marie Browning. This beautiful book is filled with examples of Zentangle drawings as well as other art projects and compelling stories from those who have improved their well-being through Zentangle.
The ocean is a vast, beautiful expanse that inspires wonder and curiosity. With the help of this accessible volume on Zentangle art, readers of all ages and skill levels can learn how to capture some of that beauty on paper. Each project features easy-to-follow instructions paired with colorful illustrations to guide both new and experienced artists every step of the way. Structured designs formed with simple lines and shapes encourage mindfulness and relaxation, while a beautiful finished masterpiece will ignite feelings of self-confidence and pride.
Some would say that the most beautiful things are those found in the wild. This stimulating volume teaches young artists to capture that kind of beauty through one-of-a-kind art. Readers learn to use simple lines, dots, and shapes to create intricate Zentangle designs. Through concise step-by-step instructions, it becomes clear that these stunning and detailed designs aren't difficult to draw. Readers who lack confidence in their artistic abilities will be thrilled with the incredible masterpieces they make with the help of this guide.
The best decorations range from simple to intricate, and art is no different. Zentangle art combines simplicity with elaborate detail by using simple lines and shapes to create ornate patterns and designs. This captivating volume helps readers of all ages and skill levels learn how to take part in this stimulating and imaginative practice. Projects are easy to follow and help young artists relax and stay focused, while still fostering creativity. Through producing their own one-of-a-kind masterpieces, beginning and experienced artists alike will benefit from this helpful guide.
The beauty of nature has inspired some of the world's greatest artwork. Now, with the help of Zentangle art, artists of all capabilities can create their own nature-themed masterpieces. This engaging volume uses colorful illustrations and concise step-by-step instructions to introduce readers to Zentangle patterns that combine to make beautiful works of art. Unique projects encourage readers to relax, stay focused, and find their own creativity. An increasingly popular method of drawing paired with the accessibility of these projects make for a high-interest book, sure to fly off the shelves.
A 6-Week Course in Creative Drawing for Relaxation, Inspiration, and Fun
Author: Beckah Krahula
Publisher: Quarry Books
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Take your doodles to a whole new level with this best-selling and preeminent guidebook to the meditative art of the Zentangle, featuring the incredibly beautiful and inspiring artwork of author Beckah Krahula. This step-by-step book is divided into six chapters, each with seven daily exercises. The Zentangle method was created by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas as a way to practice focus and meditation through drawing by using repetitive lines, marks, circles, and shapes. Each mark is called a "tangle," and you combine various tangles into patterns to create "tiles," or small square drawings. Each of the six chapters explores a different aspect of Zentangle: Basics and Enhancements Tangles and Value Patterns Geometric and Organic Patterns Understanding and Using Color Defining and Using Style Creating the Rest of Your Zentangle Journey Each exercise includes new tangles to draw in sketchbooks or on Tiepolo (an Italian-made paper), teaches daily tile design, offers tips on related art principles, and contains an inspirational "ZIA" (Zentangle Inspired Art) project on a tile that incorporates patterns, art principals, and new techniques. Drawing Zentangles is a relaxing and replenishing diversion that can be enjoyed by people of all ages and skill levels. In addition to its soothing benefits, a Zentangle practice can also help with self-image, phobias, addictions, pain management, conflict resolution, and coping with grief. Step away from the daily hustle and untangle with a Zentangle.
Zentangle is the drawing art form taking the world by storm. Easy to do and immensely enjoyable, the Zentangle method can make artists of us all. To create artworks the Zentangle way, you need no drawing skills. The steps are easily taught in a few simple lessons In this follow up to her first book, the immensely successful Zentangle, Certified Zentangle Teacher Jane Marbaix explores the artistic possibilities of Zendalas and shows how beautiful and rewarding artworks can be created from the cosmic forms inherent in mandalas. The mandala-like imagery emphasizes the meditative and therapeutic nature of the Zentangle method.
Dragons, fairies, unicorns, and other fantastical beasts come to life with the magic of Zentangle® in this detailed guide. Readers will master basic Zentangle® patterns they can mix and match to create unique mythical beasts. Up-close visuals break down dizzying patterns into simple parts. Step-by-step instructions help readers divide creature outlines into smaller shapes and fill them in with diverse designs. They'll learn how to use contrast and shading to make their fantasies pop off the page. This peaceful pastime results in elaborate works of art readers will cherish.
"Every holiday is full of special symbols and decorations, and this Zentangle guide teaches readers how to bring design into the festivities. Step-by-step instructions help readers divide holiday shapes, such as jack-o-lanterns, Christmas trees, and Easter chicks, into smaller parts. Readers will learn basic Zentangle designs they can mix and match in unique ways as they doodle each holiday symbol. Up-close visuals help readers master patterns in simple steps. This calming exercise is a perfect way to relax any time of year, and readers will love the elaborate decorative art they are able to create following these engaging instructions. Zentangle is a registered trademark."
"Captivating creative minds the world over, the art of Zentangle evokes meditation practices to create seemingly complicated line drawings that are actually easy to learn. In The Great Zentangle Book, certified Zentangle teacher (CZT) Beate Winkler provides simple and clear directions for creating 101 classic tangles"--