Madeline (age 12) Tangles a Story of Aphrodite

Posted by on Jul 16, 2014 in Blog: Tangled Expressions | 1 comment

Madeline (age 12) Tangles a Story of Aphrodite

Recently in a CZT discussion group, I was introduced to the idea of combining writing with the Art of Zentangle. I put that little gem in my idea bag with little additional thought and went on my merry way.

A couple of weeks later, I was completely taken by surprise when I was appointed the caretaker to watch over my 12 year old granddaughter Madeline.  I was tangling away and she was too.  I asked her to share with me her piece and to my surprise, she told me the story behind why she choose her composition and tangle choices.

I was humbled by Madeline’s imagination and the fact she intuitively understood that she could tell a powerful story through Zentangle.  Needless to say I am a very proud Grandma!  I guess starting her on her Zentangle journey at 8 has paid off in royalties I was not expecting.

I asked her permission to include her story and tangle on my blog which she graciously gave.  I asked her to write down her story.

 In Madeline’s own words:  “It all starts out with a Greek goddess known as Aphrodite who creates love which turns into a warm feeling that comes from the sun, which makes plants grow, and soon the plants grow flowers which lay in the hands, the warm hands of Aphrodite.”

Madeline's Tangled Story of the Greek Goddess Aphrodite

Madeline’s Tangled Story of the Greek Goddess Aphrodite

 

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  1. Thanks for sharing!

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