Tangled Ink Art

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

LEARN

I learned so much more from taking a Zentangle class, than doing it on my own.

 
ALL CLASSES:
* In the Loveland/Ft Collins (northern CO area)
* Learn tangles from the official tangles created by the Zentangle
  founders, Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas.
* Last approximately 2 - 3 hours
* Are customized to each group
* Have Zentangle kits and additional supplies for sale

CLASSES AVAILABLE:

ZENTANGLE BASICS:
2 hr class $35.00
In this class you will learn the theory and basics of Zentangle. This class invites all levels and requires no artistic experience. You will learn 8 basic tangles and create 2 of your own unique tiles. A great starter class that will leave you wanting more!
ALL Supplies provided:
A basic Mini-Kit; which is all the supplies you need for this class.

NOTE: This class is a Pre-requisite to all of my other Zentangle classes!




BEYOND THE BASICS: "STRING THEORY":
2 hr class $35.00
Pre-requisite:  Zentangle Basic Class
Explore the world of Zentangle strings!  This is a great class to take after the Basic's.  You will learn how to confidently put pen to paper and work will all kinds of different strings you create without planning or worry.  You will also learn some new tangles.  Come see how to allow the string to dictate your journey. 
Supplies for student to bring:
Bring your own Micron 01 pen, pencil and tortililon.  (Or purchase them at the class) 
Supplies provided:
Tiles and more surprises.


INTRODUCTION TO BLACK TILES:
 2 hr class $35.00
Pre-requisite:  Zentangle Basic Class
This is an introduction into using white gel pens on black tiles.  In this class you will learn all of the techniques of creating "white on black" tiles.  Using familiar tangles, you will create 2 of your own unique tiles. 
Supplies provided:
A black/white Mini-Kit; which is all the supplies you will need for this class.


INTRODUCTION TO RENAISSANCE (TAN) TILES:
2 1/2 hr class $40.00
Pre-requisite:  Zentangle Basic Class
This is an introduction into using Brown, Black, and White pens on tan tiles.  In this class you will learn all of the techniques of creating your own unique "Renaissance tile".
Supplies provided:
Tan tiles
Black and Brown Micron 01 pen
Graphite pencil and White Charcoal Pencil
Tortillions (one for white and one for graphite)


 
TANGLE IN THE ROUND:
3 hr class $40.00
Pre-requisite:  Zentangle Basic Class




This is an introduction into creating Mandala's/Zendala's.  In this class you will learn a little history of mandala's, various ways to create them, new tangles, techniques and tips, and complete one zendala on a zentangle tile, one pre-strung zendala tile, and get started on a larger zendala.  All done in black and white.
Supplies for student to bring:
Micron pens
Pencil
Sketchbook or notebook (for notes)
Supplies provided:
Tiles
Zendala tiles (blank & pre-strung)
Stencils & templates




BEYOND THE BASICS:  "CADENT CRAZY":
2 hr class $35.00
Pre-requisite: Zentangle Basic Class
This is one of my favorite tangles and it has so many possibilities!  In this class we will learn the basics of the tangle, Cadent, and then explore a lot of different variations. 
If Cadent is one you like, this class will make it one of your favorites too!
Supplies for student to bring:Bring your own Micron 01 pen, pencil, and tortillion. (Or purchase them at the class)
Supplies provided:
Tiles and more surprises.


 

BEYOND THE BASICS: "MONOTANGLES":
2 hr class $35.00
Pre-requisite: Zentangle Basic Class
Let's relax and just focus on one tangle at a time! In this class you will explore the art of covering a tile with one tangle.  Students will learn tangles that lend themselves to this approach.  If you are looking for calm and simplicity, this is the class for you!
Supplies for student to bring: Bring your own Micron 01 pen, pencil, and tortillion. (Or purchase them at the class)
Supplies provided:
Tiles and more surprises. 


 
 
BEYOND THE BASICS: "BORDER PATROL":
2 hr class $35.00
Pre-requisite: Zentangle Basic Class
Come spend a couple of hours using your Zentangle skills to create beautiful borders! 
Become inspired to create borders for frames on art work, mats, greeting cards, signs, place cards, invitations, and more.  This class will focus on making borders for one mat and one greeting card.  This is a fun way to show off your tangling skills to family and friends! 
Supplies for student to bring:Bring your own Micron 01 pen, pencil, and tortillion. (Or purchase them at the class)
Supplies provided:
Greeting card and Mat for frame.

 
ILLUMINATED LETTERS ON OPUS TILES
3 hr class $40.00
Pre-requisite: Basic's and Border Patrol Class
Would you like to venture out into working on a larger tile? Would you like to create a piece of art featuring a letter from the alphabet?  If yes to both, this is the class for you! We will use the Zentangle Opus tiles (10.5 x 10.5) to create illuminated letters inspired by this medieval art form and surrounded by Zentangle patterns. You will also put the borders you learned in the Border Patrol class to use.  These are beautiful pieces of art that will amaze your family and friends and are great as gifts! 
Supplies for student to bring:  Bring your own Micron 01 pen, pencil, and tortillion.
(Or purchase them at the class) I will let you know what to bring prior to class for your letters. 
Supplies provided:
Opus tiles, Metallic water color paints
 
 
TANGLE MEMORY BOOKS
2 hr class $35.00
Pre-requisite: Zentangle Basic Class
Ever wonder what to do with all of these tiles you are creating?  Show them off in a beautiful memory book that you create by hand.  These books are a wonderful way to show off your tiles, whether you make one to keep for yourself or to give as a gift to someone special.   We will make 6 x 6 inch accordion spine books out of quality Canson paper.  You will absolutely love making these books! 
Supplies for student to bring: Bone Folder, Cutting Matt, Xacto knife, ruler
Supplies provided: Canson paper, Double sided tape, Push pins


 

        

*HOSTESS CLASS AT MY HOME CLASSROOM:
Host a class at my home classroom. Invite your friends, family, book club, bible study group, etc. for a fun and relaxing night of something new!
  • A 2 hour class with supplies included
  • $30.00/pp (cost is discounted since hostess will provide students)
  • A minimum of 4 students required
  • With 5 paying guests the hostess attends free
  • With 6 or more paying guests the hostess receives a free Zentangle kit (value $49.)
  • Hostess provides drinks and snacks (I clean up)
  • Raffle prizes (provided by me)
  • Maximum of 10 students



*HOST A CLASS AT YOUR BUSINESS:
Looking for a new team building exercise or for something fun to treat your employee's too....everyone loves a Zentangle class.  This art method is enjoyed by a wide range of ages and skill levels.  Contact me to discuss a custom class for your business! 

*PRIVATE CLASSES:
I will offer a private Zentangle Basics or Beyond the Basics class (listed above) in my home (Loveland CO) for the cost of $50.00/person for each class. 


*GIFT CERTIFICATES
I offer gift certificate in any amount for any of my classes or zentangle products.
Call me to purchase. 

 


SEE CLASS SCHEDULE TAB FOR UPCOMING CLASSES!