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SharlaRella inspired botanical by Sharla R. Hicks, Certified Zentangle Teacher, Copyright 2015

The S and C curve in Zentangle Gallery: Artist Sharla R. Hicks, CZT

My SharlaRella and Indyrella Series began in early 2011 and continues on today. Take note that with each exploration in the gallery my tangling techniques, design and shading skills grew. The daily practice of Zentangle and exploring the same Tangle in a Series produced a creative explosion of new and exciting variations.

This week I was the guest blogger on the I Am The Diva Blog and I choose to featured some of my favorite tangles in I Am The Diva Weekly Challenge #231,  “The Undulating Tangles in C and S minor”:  Indyrella, it’s variation SharlaRella, and Isochor. I have illustrated the steps . . . Enjoy the Gallery Continue reading

Glitzy Zenpolsions & SharlaRella by Sharla R. Hicks

August and September Theme: Black, White, Gold & Glitz

Zenpolsion in Brown & Gold by Sharla R. Hicks, Certified Zentangle Teacher CZT copyright ©2013.

Zenpolsion in Brown & Gold by Sharla R. Hicks, Certified Zentangle Teacher CZT copyright ©2013. Brown and Sepia Micron Pen with Sakura Gold Metallic Gelly Roll Pen Accents

Excitement boils over when I begin exploring a new background or pen color and how far I can push it limits.  Often glitz comes out to play in these less than traditional Zentangle explorations and the Sakura Gelly Roll Pens is often the go-to-tool.  Much is learned each time I play with the interaction of glitz on a color background oe new pen color.  Add in the rhythmic beauty of tangle cohesion and you have magic. Continue reading