Tuesday, July 4, 2017

"It's a String Thing" #202

It's Tuesday, your good news day!

It is also the Fourth of July and in the United States we are celebrating our Independence Day with fireworks displays. There is something very mesmerizing about watching fireworks explode in the night sky in all of their brilliance.

To join in the celebration, let's create some fireworks of our own - on paper, that is!

We begin with this string~

IAST #202 by Adele Bruno, CZT

The tangles we will use include ~

Pop-Cloud by Carla du Preez
Click here to view my previous post that includes "Tips for Tangling Pop-Cloud"
This tangle came to mind in part because of the summer thunderstorms in our area, and because once mastered, this pattern is really fun to draw.  Layering and shading add wonderful dimension to it.

Xplode by Margaret McKerihan
The name alone fits our challenge this week and the tangle is a treat.

CO2 by Antonine Megger
These little explosions of line will add to the fun.

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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