What 2 items does Zentangle require?
The Zentangle “Kit” contains 34 3.5 x 3.5 tiles, 2 Sakura pens, 2 pencils and a sharpener, a DVD and a card with several tiny patterns on it. You can buy just the official Zentangle tiles but those are pretty pricey since all you really need is a writing utensil and any blank piece of paper.
What are Zentangle patterns?
Zentangle patterns are unplanned, abstract, black-and-white art made up of beautiful patterns. Students don’t need special tools or technology because Zentangle patterns are considered timeless, simply putting pen to paper. The Zentangle Method was invented by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas.
Which paper is used for Zentangle?
We teach beginning Zentangle Method with beautiful museum grade cotton paper, 3.5 inches (89 mm) square.
Which pencil is used for Zentangle?
Zentangle Inc. recommends the high-quality Japanese fine-liner Sakura Pigma Micron Pen® 01 (0.25 mm) and 05 (0.5 mm), with good reason. They’re deep black, pigmented, and permanent; they dry quickly and are light-resistant, and, honestly, not much more expensive than other good fine-liners.
How do I learn Zentangle art?
The Eight Steps of the Zentangle Method
- Step 01 – Gratitude and Appreciation.
- Step 02 – Corner Dots.
- Step 03 – Border.
- Step 04 – String.
- Step 05 – Tangle.
- Step 06 – Shade.
- Step 07 – Initial and Sign.
- Step 08 – Appreciate.
What is the Zentangle method?
The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. We call these patterns, tangles. You create tangles with combinations of dots, lines, simple curves, S-curves and orbs. These simple shapes are the “Elemental Strokes” in all Zentangle art.
What to do with a zentangle?
The main purpose of Zentangles is to promote relaxation and well-being, but that doesn’t mean the end results aren’t beautiful works of art. You can frame them, create a journal with your Zentangles or convert them to transfers and add them to crafts, wall hangings or quilt pieces.
Is zentangle considered to be art?
Zentangles are miniature pieces of unplanned, abstract, black and white art created through a very specific Method from an ensemble of simple, structured patterns called tangles on a 3.5-inch (89 mm) square paper tile. Zentangles are not only exquisitely beautiful, they are fun and relaxing to create.
How do you do zentangle?
Creating Your Own Zentangle Start with the right supplies. The Zentangle Method encourages using fine printmaking paper to use as a foundation for Zentangles. Draw a border. Use a pencil to draw a light square border around the edges of your paper. Draw a string. Take your pencil and draw a “string” inside the border. Start creating a tangle.