Zentangle Inspired Art
Category #Summer fun:) I’ve been experimenting with mixed media techniques. I call this technique “tile-alizing:)” because your paper tile takes on the glossy look of ceramic tile.
To try this technique, draw your tangles with a black micron 01 on a Zentangle 3.5 paper tile, then go for your mixed media elements to highlight and shade…watercolors, bleeding tissue paper, colored pencils, gel pens (can you tell, I have trouble stopping.) When all your media layers are dry, finish with a glossy coat (Modge Podge works:) Your paper tile will take on an appearance of a ceramic tile. My only cautionary tale is that sometimes when the glossy coat hits the gel pen, the gel pen can change color. I have only had this happen once when a golden rose gel pen turned (a scary) fuschia… ah, mixed media experiments.
Happy 4th! Jill
Tangles: Letter “F” tangles, Fassett and Fengle for the fourth!