Glitzy Spinners by Sharla R. Hicks, Certified Zentangle Teacher CZT copyright 2012. using Sakura’s Dark Metallic Pens
I think I am close to ending this theme that explores the Black, White, Gold & Glitz theme found in many of my Black Zentangle Inspired Art Pieces done over the last 4 years. Each time I revisited the Black Tile or the Sakura Gelly Roll Pens I discovered something new and exciting that I take with me. In the previous post and this post and I found the beauty in these Glitzy studies of using closely related color together and the subtle, nuanced beauty it brings.
In my last post I missed giving out the details about the pen choices that make the metallics special. The Sakura Metallic Gelly Roll pens have a set called Dark Metallic pens with very lovely shades that are grayed down and act as a nice foil to the purer metallic colors. They have a subtle color variation that you will see in the below examples. Continue reading