This week Laura, the DIVA is challenging us to get back to the old school or basics of Zentangle! I am also one of the old timers CZT's from class 4 in Oct 2010. Way before there was anything but white 3.5inch tiles, black pen, and pencil shading. After reading Laura's post, I tend to agree that sometimes it can be overwhelming with all the choices we have now.
So, in Laura's words...This week's challenge is for us to go back to the roots of this Zentangle thing.
This week challenge is to create a piece on a WHITE 3.5" square tile,
with a Black pen and pencil for shading. To take the time to slow down and
enjoy the process. Enjoy the feel of the pen on the paper. Create a string,
and maybe use 4 or 5 tangles you really enjoy.
don't think about
composition. don't think about how you want it to look in the end. Just put
your pen to paper and begin and enjoy the process. after all. It's ABOUT the
process. Not the product.
I decided to take it one step further and not even think about which tangle I would use or put where. I got out my old Zentangle kit, with the legend, and the 20 sided die (forgot name right now). I drew my border, string and rolled the die and did whichever number came up. No planning that way!
I rolled Tipple, Crescent Moon, Keeko, Florz, and Flux and did them in the order they came up, without knowing what was coming next. I slowed way down and really just enjoyed the process!