Tuesday, July 31, 2018

TaD calendar pages: June & July

The Tangle-a-Day calendar has been a good project to undertake. Although I've missed a couple of days it's fun to have a place just to experiment, or be quick, or not care too much about the results. Here are some pages I'm particularly pleased with.

Mooka is a tangle I struggled with for quite a while until I 'got it' - done in a Dingbatz format here.

Windows on Morse, a tangle I designed that grew out of a variation of Hollibaugh.

A nautilus spiral, a classic symbol of sacred geometry, as a follow-up to Phi Day, June 18.

National holidays in Canada and the USA, July 1 and 4.

Let's just tangle 24/7!

I'd been seeing people doing interesting things with pulled paint strings and decided to try it in my calendar, and also in another book I'm working in. There were a number of circle-y forms which inspired me to do Aquafleur all over.

I've been fascinated by tessellations for a long time and finally tried one of my own. I would have found it quite boring to fill the shape with the same thing over and over and over and over, so I did different fills.

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  1. I plan to keep this is a file folder as inspiration...which you ALWAYS are.
    I love that you take something and then make it your own.

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    1. Thanks Ginny! It seems to be a good place for me to experiment.

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    1. Thank you Betsy! This calendar is going to be a great little reference/inspiration for me in the future.

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  3. absolutely original pages, my faves are the ones which begin with the Nautilus spirale and your tessellations tile is very cool, love it!

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    1. Thanks Ria! I’ll be doing more with tessellations I think.

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  4. I am glad I have subscribed to your site. Those windows and the Dingpatz!!! Out of this world! Yes, very inspirational indeed, Margaret.

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