Zentangles

Zentangles® are a form of abstract art that consists of patterns, called tangles, and was popularized by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas. You can learn more about Rick and Maria by visiting zentangle.com. My name is Sharlie. These pages display artwork of mine that incorporates tangles and/or uses other forms of art.

Zentangle: Found Poetry

I really wanted to participate in Inktober this year. But, I got started late; so, I looked for something quick and easy to do. I ended up creating samplers. Please click here to take a look at them and to tell me what you think. You will find a link to a very helpful reference on

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Zentangle: Inktober 2018 Samplers

According to Stephanie Jennifer “Inktober is an online event where artists all over the world challenge themselves by doing one ink drawing a day the entire month.” My time this month is limited. So, my drawings are simple. Based on Stephanie’s prompts, I have put together the following set of samplers. The tiles are in

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Zentangle: Dewd

I Am the Diva Challenge #372 The Challenge:  Give Dewd a whirl. I had no idea what to do with Dewd, but I do like what I finally came up with. The background is one of my favorites, but I have not had an opportunity to use it lately. I created the tile in Inkscape

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Zentangle: Basic

The Diva’s Weekly Challenge #365 The Challenge: Create a basic tile using simple tangles. I recently fell in love with the found poetry done by Jo in NZ. She takes a page from a book, creates poetry by highlighting words, and then tangles. I was thinking about doing the same when I noticed The Diva was

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Zentangle: Drogon

Joey’s Weekly Challenge #201 The Challenge: Tangle in a string. Use string number 157 and the tangle Drogon.

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Zentangle: White on Black

Joey’s Weekly Challenge #197 The Challenge: Start by dividing the tile or page in half either vertically or horizontally. Then draw the string on both sides of the line. Tangle inside the string on one side and outside of the string on the other. The tangles are up to you. .

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Zentangle: Friendship

Joey’s Weekly Challenge #216 The Challenge: Finish my tile. Start with the pattern Friendship. Make it front and center.

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Zentangle: Poke Root

Joey’s Weekly Challenge #219 The Challenge: Finish my tile. Start with the pattern Poke Root. Make it front and center.

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Zentangle: Siri

I am the Diva Challenge #364 The Challenge:  Go back into your stash of completed tiles and remake one of your favorites! This is great! I am never satisfied with my work. And this time, I get to take something I’ve done and redo it. I chose I am the Diva challenge #354, mainly because I

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Zentangle: Diva Dance

Joey’s Weekly Tangle Challenge #209 The Challenge: Finish my tile. Start with the pattern Diva Dance. Make it front and center. I guess this tile falls in the category of better late than never; so will the next few. You see, Joey no longer issues challenges, but I am still trying to finish mine. The Diva Dance

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