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.
The next two are a repeat from an earlier post but I wanted you to realize where the subtle variations of the toned metallics came from the dark selection of the Sakura Gelly Rolls. What amazes me is how spot on the colors available in the Sakura Gelly Roll. The selection is limited but within them I find great highlighters, nothing seems to stick out as not belonging and yet each blends with so many other palette choices.
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