Tangled Ink Art

Tangled Ink Art
"CREATIVITY IS CONTAGIOUS, PASS IT ON" Albert Einstein

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Dream Catcher

I love making gifts for people that are special to me.  This ZIA (zentangle inspired art) piece is one I made for my sister, Priscilla .  She has always loved Native American Art and has some wonderful pieces in her home....painting, pottery, plates, you name it.  So I thought she would love a tangled dream catcher.  I tried some new techniques for me...a watercolor wash on the paper for the background and some watercolor pencils for color and shading, and I was really pleased with how they came out.  The rest is standard tangling with a couple of different color pens and white charcoal pencil for some of the highlights. I framed it in a beautiful frame that complemented the colors.  I made this several months ago and really wanted to tell her about it, but kept it a surprise until earlier this month when we drove to Wisconsin and was able to give it to her.  I know she loved it because she took down one of her beautiful pictures and replaced it with mine in her family room

 
P.S.  It looks so much better in person then the photo I took!  Stay tuned for my brother, Steve's gift coming soon. 

6 comments:

  1. Sue this is awesome!!! your sister will love it. Lucky her.

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  2. It's so beautiful, Sue! Can you adopt me? ;-)

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  3. Really lovely piece - Using her love of Native American Art and combining it with zentangle gives it a whole new look. And I love the background you created.

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  4. Stunning. This piece of art exudes warmth and love. What a beautiful gift, Sue.

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  5. Whoops--that comment was from me. I forgot to sign out of Caroline's account. ;-)
    Amy in TN

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