6.13.2013

Discovering Zentangle (Rediscovering My Inner Doodler)



OK, so this morning I was perusing my Blog Feed when I popped on over to Beverly's's Place who happens to be participating in the ICAD Challenge along with me and many others. Well she shared something called "Zentangle" which I decided to try. Since it was a rainy day here, in The Ocean State, I thought my girl could also join in as she has been doing the ICAD challenge with me, albeit at a more relaxed pace. 

Well, let me tell you this ICAD challenge has been like a BLAST of Creative JUICE flowing through my veins! This week I have been having a blast but I had to share this fun therapeutic activity with all of my Followers, Bloggy, Writer and Artist (who already know all about this I bet!) friends... 

Zentangle is basically glorified doodling! But even more fun and once you start it's like the Lays Potato Chip of INDEX CARD art- You can't stop at just one! 

So go ahead, and doodle away! 

I will share the individual photos in an upcoming ICAD Challenge Post!
(Sorry for the photo quality - this is a phone pic!)


6 comments:

  1. These are so wonderful and when I have done this kind of doodling it usually began as boredom during a sermon or teaching and then morphed into a totally therapeutic activity!

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  2. Love the Lay's potato chip analogy! I've been wanting to zentangle, one of these days...

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    1. Dawn (haha, all these Dawn's here! Love it!) You really oughta give zentangle a shot, so much fun! Check out http://tanglepatterns.com to help you get started. It takes no time, you can tangle with whatever pens and paper you have on hand and you'll be hooked instantly!

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  3. Hi Dawn!
    Great cards! It's so awesome your daughter is creating right along with you for ICAD--too much fun! I love that rainbow swirly card and your zentangle doodles are fantastic!! Who knew a simple pack of index cards could lead to so much fun?! Happy Friday!

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  4. I have never tried this ... but I do love to doodle.

    So delighted to meet you. I hope you don’t mind if I splash around a bit to get to know you. This looks like a refreshing place to dip into some serious goodness.

    I would love you to share this post! A group of moms gather each week. I usually post on Mondays, but missed it this week. I start jotting a few notes and then others join in. You can post whenever, doesn’t have to be anything new, it can be a gem nestled in your pages. I get the filled to the brim momma schedules.

    Just moms. Sharing our notes. Creating a melody.

    Be blessed,
    Sarah

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