Diva Challenge #167 … “Well & Punzel”

This week’s Diva Challenge was a “duo tangle” – create your tile using just the two patterns, Well and Punzel.  Here’s my entry for the week.  Visit the Diva Challenge website to see how others interpreted these two patterns together.

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Diva Challenge #166 … “Use My Tangle”

The first Monday of each month, is a UMT Challenge (Use My Tangle), where the challenge is to learn and use a tangle created by one of the Challenge participants.  So far, this tangle is “unnamed”, but I’m sure by the time the week is over, it will have its official title.  The Use My Tangle this month was created by Laura Harms – The Diva herself!

I really agree with the name of these weekly “undertakings” – CHALLENGE.  This was another one for me.  Don’t know why it just never looked right.  I attempted to do a little shading, but …. gotta keep on practicing!  Head over to the Diva’s website and see how creative the other Tanglers were.  It’s exciting each week to see how everyone incorporates the different patterns on their tiles.

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Diva Challenge #165 … “Camelia”

This week’s challenge was to use the pattern “Camelia”  created by Ann Marks.  This pattern had me practicing over and over before I could figure out which direction I was supposed to go!  Needless to say, I’m not much of a “grid” person, so I had grids drawn all over my practice paper many times, even using a ruler!!!  But, in my quest to complete the challenges every week, I was bound and determined that I would get something done.  Not sure I succeeded fully in this one, but I’ll just keep practicing until I can get it all put together.

To see how creative others were with this pattern, check out the Diva’s blog for all the entries.

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Weekly Challenge #164 …. Earth Day

Tuesday is Earth Day so our Diva Challenge this week will honor this day.  Head over to the Diva’s website and see how creative everyone has been with this challenge. 

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My Salute to Mother Earth!

 

Nine Tile Set ….

My nine tile “curvy” Zentangle set …. think I’ll keep the rest of the space open.  Now I just need to get brave enough to start shading!

 

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Weekly Challenge #163 … “Rixty”

This week’s challenge was to use the new pattern “Rixty”.  This pattern took me a while to figure out – kept wanting to put points where they didn’t belong!   After trying a few different step-outs provided on-line, I managed to come up with my version – as usual – with an underwater theme.  I threw in a couple “Angelfish”, which I discovered I hadn’t been drawing totally the correct way.  They looked good to me before, but now I like the improved version!  I even tried a little shading …. but that is a whole new realm that I have barely entered into.

If you would like to see the amazing creations done by others using “Rixty”, head over to I Am The Diva’s website and see how beautiful and creative they all are, and so different.

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A Lazy Sunday Afternoon …

Decided that while I was just sitting around today, being lazy, I should do a little tangling.  Starting to feel “the pressure” that I need to hone up on some of my skills before I attend the CZT Seminar in June!  So, I did a little “practicing” while also watching The Masters golf tournament.  It was a very nice afternoon after a busy week of preparing for a bridal shower that I co-hosted yesterday.  I figured I deserved this quiet day.  

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