August and September 2014 Theme: Black, White & Gold in Zentangle.
Verdigoh & Squid in Black, White, and Gold by Sharla R. Hicks, Certified Zentangle ©2014
I have found the combination of White, Gold, and Black very intriguing. I do this on both Black and White Zentangle Tiles with fun and rewarding results. Today I am featuring several Black tiles I have done with Gold and White Sakura Gelly Roll Pens.
The gold metallic gelly roll ink comes in medium pens resulting in thicker strokes and marks.
Using a solid fill of metallic can be a little heavy feeling as shown in the example below.
In the botanical example below, I decided to experiment using white gelly roll pen with cross hatching for the background and as solid fill.
Between 2 Lines by Sharla R. Hicks, Certified Zentangle Teacher, ©2014 done with White and Gold Sakura Gelly Rolls on Black Zentangle Tile.
Fill requires a slow application of the ink, drawing each line of white next to previous line. When you run back over top of the white it will reactivate the ink and lift leaving uneven color. The slowed down application gives you a cleaner fill with less black showing through.
Golden Botanical by Sharla R. Hicks, Certified Zentangle Teacher CZT © 2014
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