Zentangles and zendoodles are simple drawings that look more complicated than they are. The basis of a Zentangle is a line (also called a string) or several lines that interweave. The gaps in between are filled with...
Zentangle® is the art of creating abstract black and white pen drawings on a 3.5" x 3.5" piece of watercolor paper. However, there are many variations and interesting departures from the original Zentangle...
Mixed media art is all the rage these days. We've all been gessoing, altering, collaging, stamping, crayoning and painting like crazy things. The next step on from those typical media and materials is sewing. I've...
Painting on rocks is easier than you think. Animals make really good subjects to paint on stones and, by following step-by-step instructions, you can produce gorgeous painted rocks to give as gifts or even to sell. My...
Painting stones is one of my favorite things to do. I was inspired to start last summer by a wonderful Squidoo lensmaster, HysongDesigns. I'd never tried painting rocks before and my first attempt at a bumblebee was...
No-one hand washes laundry any more do they? I am talking about all the laundry for the household, not just the odd delicate garment. What? Hand wash clothes? Wash sheets, duvet covers and towels by hand? Surely not...
Growing facial hair for a good cause... Movember is just around the corner.
Messy scrapper? Here are some ideas to get you organized.
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There are so many wonderful Zentangle artists around and they are very generous in sharing their art. I am making this collection for my own benefit... it's my easily accessible pathway to inspiration when I am bereft...
If you are a book artist, an art journaler or a doodler, you have surely tripped over a Zentangle(R) by now. Zentangles, sometimes known as 'zendoodles', are a form of active meditation created by filling a pre-drawn...
This page is not about how to make your handwriting prettier or more acceptable or how to do calligraphy or become a graphologist it is about changing your handwriting style to enhance your life. How does that work? ...
Canine vestibular disease (vertigo) often affects dogs as they age. There are two types of canine vestibular disease - central and peripheral. Peripheral vestibular disease is the most common. Symptoms can be dramatic...
Keep your scraps and memorabilia in a junk journal. Quick, cheap and fun to make.
I love my art journals and love looking at other people's too. It was while looking for more inspiration at Teesha Moore's art journal videos I saw she had uploaded four videos on fabric journals. I'm not a great...
Silver hair is now THE colour to have. Go with the flow and love those grays.
Fun mini-me avatars - let your creative side out to play
Doodle with intent and find a new way to relax and unwind.
You've discovered Zentangling and zendoodling and mastered some basic tangles (patterns), now you want more. How do you find tangle inspiration? Well, one way is to scour the internet and look at what other artists...
Expand your Zentangle repertoire by exploring ZIA (Zentangle-Inspired-Art).
Nothing is close to a great big hug than the feel of hand knitted socks.
Humans are covered with hair, even the most fair-haired, pixie-like person has body hair unless they are suffering from a medical condition. Androgenic hair (hair that appears post-puberty) is due to the male hormones...
What is a Zentangle? In a word, a doodle. A structured, contained doodle. The term 'Zentangle' was coined by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas when, one day, Maria described her experience, as she created her art, as...
This is where I live. Well, I'm just over the hill....in a manner of speaking. Not so much a town as a pair of small ex-mining villages, sitting between the famous Rhondda Valley and the picturesque Vale of Glamorgan....
Wales: small, perfectly formed and full of cullinary delight.
I've read tarot professionally for a number of years and, like any other self-respecting reader, I am addicted to collecting tarot decks. Also like most other readers I only use one or two favourite decks but the...
A houswork-phobic's solution to those unavoidable chores.
My late childhood/teen years in the Welsh capital city.
Capricorns in love, at work - downright good people. Have your say.