Wednesday, May 25, 2011

String Theory challenge

The Diva's challenge this week is for everyone to use the same string, as shown on her blog. I quite enjoyed working with someone else's string. I missed last week's challenge, but I think I'll get some family members to draw a few strings for me to work with!  I find I tend to do similar hand gestures when drawing the string, so it was refreshing to have a different take on that aspect of Zentangle.

I think my first tile looks vaguely cosmic.

Tangles: Gneiss, Lotus Pods, (Sandy Bartholomew's) Miranda, Rick's Paradox, Xyp

The second seems to have a jelly bean cocoon about to hatch and shower us all with jelly beans! Yum!
Tangles: Flux, Hollibaugh, Knightsbridge Aura, black Pearlz, Striping?, Unyun

The third didn't quite come together. Ah well. I rather like this string. I think I'll do a few more tiles with it and keep a-goin'. It could be interesting to show a class, too, how the same string can have such a variety of results. Thanks again Laura!

Tangles: Crescent Moon, Knightsbridge, Rick's Paradox, Sanibelle, Screen, Tipple

8 comments:

  1. Margaret, you have such a brilliant imagination! The jelly bean is a treat!

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  2. These are all awesome, but I think I like the second one the best.

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  3. Margaret, your tiles are very striking! I like the way the "knightsbridge" transitions into the "Screen". Thank you for giving us the names of all the tangles used.

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  4. They are all wonderful! I really like the bold dimensions of the first one and the swirly excitement of the second.

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  5. These are all awesome and totally different. Love them.

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  6. Very creative! Love your work!!

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  7. They are great! I like the hexagon shapes in the first one.

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